How to Make Up a Team

  • Race on the River is a participation level event for teams wanting to participate in the fun and excitement of Dragon Boating!
  • All teams must include at least 6 female paddlers.
  • All Dragon Boat teams will consist of 16 Paddlers and 1 Drummer. (the number has been limited due to safety reasons)
  • Teams may include up to 4 alternates in case someone can’t make it. A qualified coxswain is provided by the event. Minimum age for participation is 16 years of age (with parental consent) . Only Breast Cancer Dragon Boat teams will be allowed to consist of 20 Paddlers and 1 Drummer.
  • Each team must have a designated Team Captain and a Pledge Captain. You may also want to designate a Co-Captain to assist the Team Captain.
  • For more information contact: Anne Baxter at: 902-754-9817 or by email.

About Registration

Due to the width of the East River and the fact that it is a tidal river, we are limited to the number of teams that can participate. Therefore, team registration is by a first come first serve basis.

For more information, contact:

The New Glasgow Dragon Boat Society
P.O. Box 641
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
B2H 5E7


Anne Baxter
Email: click here
Telephone: 902-754-9817

Registration Documents & Forms

    Waiver (2023)

    Inclement Weather Policy (2023)

Registration Form