Steel City Dragons News

Register now: Carol Raber Memorial Golf Challenge on June 5, 2016

GolfThe 10th annual Carol Raber Memorial Golf Challenge is now accepting registrations. Sign up soon – space is limited! This fundraiser supports the Pink Steel breast cancer survivor programs, and has become more fun and popular with every year.

More information & registration | Event flyer

2016SteelCityDragonBoatFestivalLogoSave the date: Inaugural Steel City Dragon Boat Festival on 9/24/2016

The first annual Steel City Dragon Boat Festival will be held at North Park Lake (near the boathouse) on September 24, 2016. Check back often for details!

 Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh funding survivor village

Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh is providing funding for the Pink Steel-sponsored Survivor Village at the 2016 Steel City Dragon Boat Festival. This village will have representatives from the services available to individuals along the journey of breast cancer survivorship, including: early detection, treatment options, meals, transportation and support and fitness services.

UPMC Cancer Center supports our breast cancer survivor programs

The Steel City Dragon-Boat Association has received a generous grant of $8000 from the UPMC Cancer Center to support our 2016 breast cancer survivor programs and outreach to the survivor community.

Stay in shape! Winter workouts open

Be ready for next paddling season with the winter workout program in our indoor training facility.

When: Starting Nov. 2. Mon. & Wed. 6-7:30pm. Sat.8:30-10:00am
Cost: $40/month

The program has exercises and options to suit just about any fitness level. New members are welcome any time. For more information, contact us at info@steelcitydragons

Try dragon boating – it’s easy and free!

paddling2013Our 2015 paddling season has ended and we welcomed a number of brand new paddlers to the sport.

We’ll start back up in April/May 2016 with another exciting season and will welcome even more new paddlers. Until then, we have our winter indoor conditioning program with affordable monthly rates — a great way to stay fit and flexible for the next season.

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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.



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