In the fall of 2004, various people who had participated in the Great Midwest Dragon Boat Festival decided that they were hooked on the sport and did not want to wait until the next festival to continue paddling.....
First time paddle session is FREE!!
Whether you're a beginner, novice or an expert paddler we've got a place for you. We ask that you contact us to arrange your first visit.
Boats go out for team practices most evenings of the week May-Sept. Please contact us to arrange a seat in a scheduled practice.
-- Contact us today!
Yes, this is a water sport and splashing may occur. Wear shoes that you don't mind getting wet. Always dress in layers and have a change of clothes for the drive home.
Are you looking for something new? Experience paddling on the Root River in a 43' long dragon boat! It is a lifelong way to exercise and meet new friends. Dragon boat racing is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world.
It depends on the festival...
Races vary anywhere from 200 to 500 meters. Typically you will race two to three times at an event.