Alkame Dragon Boat Services

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Port Perry Dragon Boat Festival

Proudly hosted and provided by Alkame Dragon Boat Services

When: Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Time: 8:00am – 6:00pm

Where: Palmer Park, Port Perry

Welcome to the Port Perry Dragon Boat Festival!

Event Details


Palmer Park, 175 Water Street, Port Perry, Ontario , L0C 1B0 (Festival site)

Scugog Community Recreation Centre, 1655 Reach Street, Port Perry, Ontario (Parking site)

Directions to parking site:
From Toronto, take Hwy 401 E towards Kingston.
Take exit 410 to Brock Street S.
Continue on Brock Street S to Baldwin Street S/Hwy 12 N.
Keep left to continue on Baldwin Street S/Hwy 12 N.
Turn right on Reach Street.

All participants must park at the Scugog Community Recreation Centre. Shuttle buses will be provided from the Recreation centre to the Festival site from 6:30am-6:30pm. All vehicles illegally parked will be tagged and/or towed at the Townships discretion.


Mixed Division - $900.00 +HST

Women’s Division - $900.00 +HST

BCS Division - $900.00 +HST

University/Youth Division - $900.00 +HST

All divisions have an early-bird price of $875.00 +HST if registered prior to March 15th.

Brand new for 2019, Port Perry will now have a “Seniors” final! Teams with athletes who are 50+ may choose to participate in this final, with a chance to win the “Seniors Cup”!

All teams have the opportunity to book 2 practice sessions – the schedule for practice availability will be sent out 1 month prior to the festival. Teams who require a steersperson can book one for an additional $100/practice.

Pledges and donations: Coming soon!


Shuttle buses begin running at 6:30am and race head quarters will open at 7:00am for teams to complete any outstanding registration documents. Captain’s meeting to take place at 7:30am at the Festival Pergola on the public wharf (northeast side of the Latchmen Centre). Opening ceremonies and marshalling for first race at 8:00am. Closing ceremonies will take place at 4:00pm.

Race schedule will be posted one week prior to race date. Teams are asked to arrive no later than 1 hour prior to their first scheduled race.

Race Format: All teams will race in two 200m heats, and one 200m final. Format for the “Seniors Cup” final will be announced at a later date.


Gold, Silver & Bronze medals will be awarded to the top 3 teams in all divisions.

Each team will receive 25 medals, however if you need additional medals, you may purchase them for $10 each.


Coming soon!


As of January 1st, 2019, Alkame Dragon Boat Services is the new owner and operator of Lively Dragon events. Our mission is to continue the legacy that Jackie & Ramsay have begun, by providing our teams, vendors and communities with down-to-earth, positive, and honest communication, teamwork, and most of all fun, both before and during our festivals. Should you have any questions regarding this, please feel free to reach out to us!

New for 2019:

  • A brand-new online registration platform for both teams and vendors.
  • Waivers and rosters will now be completed 100% online. Team Captains will receive instructions via email 1 month prior to the event.
  • Following the rules of Dragon Boat Canada, all athletes racing must be listed on team rosters, with a maximum of 30 per team. Roster checks will be completed in the final round of racing for each team and each team member must provide us with valid photo identification.

Please direct any other questions you may have to


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If you are interested in volunteering for this event please view details and fill out the registration form here.