Dragon Boat at the Beach is a team of cancer survivors promoting positive, emotional,spiritual and physical well being through the ancient sport of Dragon Boat Racing.
By celebrating each victory, we “awake the dragon within”
with encouragement, inspiration, hope, and camaraderie!
Dragon Boat at the Beach, founded in 2007, is the local team in the Horry and Georgetown area. It consists of all cancer survivors, men and women, who paddle under the direction and guidance of a trained coach. The Reserve Marina in Litchfield generously donates space and staff time to support the team. The organization is headed by a local leadership team. The program has been developed in collaboration with Georgetown Hospital System.
What is Dragon Boat at the Beach
Who Can Particpate
Any cancer survivor, who is physically capable, regardless of type of cancer may participate. There is no prior experience required. Beginners are welcome, as are family and friends who are welcome to join as reserve crew.
How Often Are The Practices Held
Weather-permitting, paddling practices are held weekly on local inland waterways. The team practices for wellness and/or competitive racing events. Paddlers tone muscles and build strength, balance, and endurance through regular conditioning classes.
What Are The Benefits
Through the shared experience of paddling and related social events, Dragon Boat at the Beach constitutes an active form of support, emphasizing
a positive life after cancer.
P.O. Box 230
Pawleys Island SC 29585
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By celebrating each victory, we “awake the dragon within”.
The support, enthusiasm and fundraising efforts of each paddler, spectator, friend and family are the key in keeping our Boat Afloat. We are a 501(c)3 that strives to help build strength and remind survivors that there is life after cancer. It is through YOU that we are able to provide this service to all cancer survivors. 100% of your donation provides storage, instruction, outreach, insurance and all things boat related.
As a 501(c)3, DBATB relies on the generosity of donors and sponsors to help fund wellness support programs for cancer survivors.