Keep the registration heat coming!
As of this email, we've got 41 teams and counting who have already signed up for the 2018 Festival! Haven't had a chance to get your team signed up yet? Paddle over to and claim your spot today!

No team? No problem! Register for the Paddler's Pool
The Paddlers' Pool is for people who would like to participate in the Festival but are NOT on an existing team. Sign up here and we will contact you to discuss the details of your participation and connect you with a team who needs paddlers.  

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Join us now to register and raise awareness and support for this vital cause.

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Once you've registered, don't forget to follow us on social media to get the latest updates!
Check out photos from our Open House evening...
Many thanks to everyone who came out to the 2018 Dragon Boat Open House on March 22 at the Trent Athletics Centre. It was a great opportunity to test out the paddling tank and learn more about this year's Festival. Visit our Facebook page to check out more photos from the event - thank you to Silver Sponsor Snapd Peterborough for allowing us to share their fantastic photos!
Paddlers: How to join your team
You should be receiving an email from your Captain inviting you to join a team! Now it's time to register yourself as a participant: head over to the Festival website at and click REGISTER. Scroll down to "Participants: Join Your Team". From there, you'll be able to log in and set up your very own fundraising page.

Step 1: Personalize your fundraising page with photos and your story.
Step 2: Set your personal fundraising goal - aim high!
Step 3: Upload your email contacts so you can use our templates and make fundraising simple.
Step 4: Let your friends, family and colleagues know you're participating in Dragon Boat! Bring flyers to work or social events, start sending emails, and get active on social media.
Step 5: GET CREATIVE! And make sure to tag @PtboDragonBoat in your social media posts so that we can share and cheer you on.

Spotlight on the
Family Fun Zone!

This year's Dragon Boat Festival is introducing a fantastic new feature where everyone in the family can get in on the fun. Admission is FREE to all, so come on down to the park!
  • GIANT games courtesy of Boardwalk Games
  • Dragon Boat crafts courtesy of the Art Gallery of Peterborough
  • Bubble station
  • Face painting courtesy of Facesby2
  • Tumbling & balance beam fun with the Kawartha Gymnastics Club
  • Zumba courtesy of the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre
  • Axe throwing with the Peterborough Axe Club
  • Paddling fun with the Peterborough Paddle & Kayak Club
  • Kids Coaster Bike Course courtesy of Pulse Festival 
  • Family circuit training with Your Body You

Stay tuned for more!
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