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Independence Dragon Boat Regatta

  • Kelly Drive Philadelphia, PA United States (map)

A team of Phila Massage therapists will be on site offering massage from 10am-1 with the Philadelphia Flying Phoenix women's dragon boat team as they compete along the Schuykill River in the Independence Dragon Boat Race.


The only Dragon Boat race in the United States run by active members of Team USA - 2007 and 2011 World Champions!

Race Info:

  • No Experience Necessary! Get 20 friends, family members, or co-workers together for a team

  • Teams schedule up to THREE practices, coached and steered by members of Team USA! We'll teach you how to hold the paddle, the stroke, everything. We provide the boat, the paddles, the life vests.

  • Race on our ultra-wide, ultra-safe, 5-lane setup, with a chase boat in each lane

  • Each boat on race-day will be steered by a member of the US National Dragon Boat Team.

  • Your team will have a reserved space along the river to watch and relax between your races. Rent a tent or bring your own. Bring a grill, and have an all-day tailgate!

  • You'll race three times (qualifier, semi, final): 500 Meters per round.

  • Women's, Mixed, Men's, Military, Media, Mummers - we have divisions for everyone!

For more information including team registration, schedules and results, visit

Earlier Event: May 6
Broad Street Run
Later Event: June 3
Run Fest