Steel City Dragons News

Pink Steel featured in Whirl Magazine

October 1, 2017
The Pink Steel breast cancer survivor team of the Steel City Dragons was featured in the October issue of Whirl magazine in an article titled, “Pink Steel City Dragons: All For One, One For All“.

Steel City Dragons win gold in Bucks County!

September 23, 2017
The Steel City Dragons won the A-division minor final in dramatic hard-fought racing to come away with gold medals in their final race of 2017 — the Bucks County Dragon Boat Festival. They then scored an impressive fifth place in the grueling 2000 meter event.

The Steel City crew was was made up of seasoned veteran paddlers, several first-year paddlers, and many Pink Steel breast cancer survivors, all racing against some of the most elite and powerful competition in the sport.

Our thanks to the Bucks County Dragon Boat Association for staging a fantastic and well-organized event for a great cause!

Thanks to our 2017 program sponsors!

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Giant Eagle Inc.

Try dragon boating – it’s easy and free!

paddling2013Our 2017 paddling season is underway and we’re welcoming all new paddlers to the sport!

Attend any of our regular practice sessions to receive a free introduction. Arrive 15-30 minutes early for instructions and gear in our team room inside the Fox Chapel Yacht Club.

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Practice schedule

Monday: Pink Steel 6:30-7:30pm
Tuesday: Mixed team 6:30-7:30pm
Wednesday: Pink Steel 6:30-7:30pm
Thursday: Mixed team 6:30-7:30pm
Saturday: All paddlers 8:30-10:00am

See schedule page for details

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