‘Come and Try’ dragon boating during National Paddle Month

The two thousand year old tradition of dragon boating is ever growing in popularity world-wide and your chance to try this addictive sport is here!

Dragons Abreast Australia groups are hosting several ‘Come and Try’ days for interested new paddlers, in line with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.

Dragons Abreast Australia, has local dragon boating groups across Australia, sharing the mission of encouraging wellness, fitness, fun and camaraderie for breast cancer survivors through the sport of dragon boating and promoting breast cancer awareness throughout the community.

Breast cancer patients, survivors and their family and friends have the opportunity to try this awesome sport for free at a location convenient to them during National Paddle Month.

From Bunbury to Byron Bay, during the month of October, Dragons Abreast groups will be hosting ‘Come and Try’ days to raise awareness of the benefits of paddling after breast cancer treatment and encouraging survivors to join the paddling movement.

Coming up to twenty years old, Dragons Abreast Australia is a leader in the movement for people affected by breast cancer; spreading awareness, empowering individuals, and educating on the benefits of an active lifestyle after diagnosis.

If you want to get fit, make new friends and have fun, then Dragon Boating just might be the sport for you. Come and give it a try! It doesn’t matter what your age, fitness or sporting prowess is, we guarantee you will have some fun.

Click here for more information and the dates and locations of National Paddle Month events.



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Improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

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