DASA 2023 Youth Summer Program

The DASA Summer Youth Program is now open and will start on July 5th at Henderson Lake. This is a great weekly session lead by experienced coaches, ending in a special youth regatta with the rest of the DASA members. Join us for a great summer of paddling and team work!

DASA Summer paddling fees
DASA 2023 Summer Paddling Fees

DASA summer paddling fees are now payable online. Choose the months you're planning on paddling. It's all up to you!

The Welland Ontario International Flatwater training centre and logo
2023 Canadian Dragon Boat Championships

DBC is excited to be back at the Welland International Flatwater Centre for the 2023 Canadian Dragon Boat Championships. Racing is July 20-23. Racing includes 200m, 500m, and 2000m for all classes/categories.

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16th IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championships

The 16th IDBF World Dragon Boat Racing Championships are Aug. 7 – 13, 2023 in Rayon – Pattaya, Thailand. DASA is proud to have two U16 and two U18 DASA youth members going as part of Canada's Youth Teams.

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Lethbridge Regional Dragon Boat Festival 2022

Dr. Gary Bowie Sport Event Excellence

The 2022 ATB Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival was recognized at the 2023 Lethbridge Sports Council Achievement Awards on Thursday, April 6th. The nomination was submitted by members of the board of DASA.

The Dr. Gary Bowie Sport Event Excellence is presented to an individual, organization, or event to honour their outstanding contributions towards Lethbridge’s strong reputation for quality event hosting.

Congratulations to chair Diane Randell and the entire board of the 2022 ATB LRDBF on the well deserved recognition!

Sylvan Lake Ice Dragon Boat Festival DASA Teams

DASA Teams at the 1st annual Sylvan Lake Ice Dragon Boat Festival

Three teams from DASA participated at Sylvan Lake in the first ice dragon boat festival in western Canada on Feb. 10, 2023.

Coulee Classic Dragons won Silver and DASA Scotch on the Rocks won Bronze in the Women’s Division, while DASA Whiskey on the Rocks placed 2nd in the Mixed Minor Final. DASA volunteers also provided much of the staffing for the start line.

Congratulations to all… It was a fantastic weekend!

Sylvan Lake Ice Dragon Boat Festival Logo 2023
Sylvan Lake Ice Dragon Boat Festival overhead view
Sylvan Lake Ice Dragon Boat Festival Race
Sylvan Lake Ice Dragon Boat Festival Boats at sundown

Our supporters

Lethbridge Sport Council

Connecting the community with sport organizations.

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Chinese Cultural Society of Lethbridge and District

A non-profit society circa 1986 whose objective is to promote, preserve and share Chinese culture and heritage with Canadians.

Stylized black on white dragon boat and crew with the caption Stay in the Boat under it
Carol and Daryl Nilsson

Many thanks to our amazing friends, the Carol and Daryl Nilsson Family!