Steel City Dragons News

Try dragon boating – it’s easy and free!

paddling2013Our 2015 season has begun and we’re welcoming anyone who wants to try this exciting sport to our on water sessions. Your first session is free and and we have low rates to join.

Pick a time from our schedule and come at least 20 minutes early for sign-in and orientation. If you email us ahead of time at we’ll know to be looking for you.

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Support Pink Steel with fall golf scramble on October 4

A golf scramble event will be held on October 4 at River Forest Country Club to benefit the Pink Steel breast cancer survivor team of the Steel City Dragons.

More information – Download printable flyer

Golf fundraiser a big success!

GolfJune 7, 2015

The 9th Annual Carol Raber Memorial Golf Challenge  was a big success, thanks to sold-out participation from over 100 golfers and our generous sponsors. Our heartfelt thanks go to all of the generous volunteers and sponsors who made this possible.

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Steel City Dragons receives grant from UPMC

March 6, 2015

The Steel City Dragons received a generous $7500 grant from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for outreach support, health and wellness community programming, and breast cancer survivor-specific wellness and paddling clinics.

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On-water Workouts for Mixed Team and Pink Steel

  • Mixed Team: 6:30pm Tues. & Thurs.
  • Pink Steel 6:30pm Mon & Wed.
  • Everyone: 9:00am Saturday and 5:30pm Sunday. “Boot Camp’ workout at 6:00pm Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs.

Support us

Gear: Buy Steel City Dragons shirts, hats, other gear from these sites:

Paypal donations: You can make a difference with your tax-deductible donation. Our all-volunteer organization puts all donations directly into programs for new dragon-boaters, equipment, and facilities. Your dollars make dragon boating accessible to more people and helps send our teams to represent Pittsburgh in cities across the U.S. and around the world.



Amazon Smile program: If you’re an shopper, your purchases can help the Steel City Dragons. Use this link ( to shop on Amazon’s site. Amazon will donate a percentage of the purchase to us at no cost to you