Narberth and Whitland Rotary Club
Welsh Dragon Boat Championship 2016
The 2016 and Third Annual Welsh Dragon Boat Championship is set to hit Pembrokeshire this coming Whitsun Bank Holiday Sunday (29th May).
The Charity event is in aid of Charities and good causes led by The Prince's Trust that provide life opportunities for young people and other projects supported by the Narberth & Whitland Rotary Club.All money raised will be spent in Wales
The event is pitched at the entire family, with masses of activities scheduled to appeal to all ages and interests. The race itself involves approximately 20 teams of 17 members, varying in ability and experience, racing in traditional Dragon Boats with a drummer at the bow and an experienced rudder man at the helm.
The event is being hosted at Llys y Fran Country Park in Pembrokeshire – the magnificent 350 acre park site at the heart of the county. The park boasts a 212 acre reservoir on which the race itself will take place. The park - popular with ramblers, cyclists, water sports and fishing enthusiasts boasts a family-friendly restaurant, gift shop and a vast outdoor nature trail around the man-made lake.
Entries for the event are now open and with several teams already signed up, it is already promising to be another tremendous occasion.
Full details on how to enter a team can be received by contacting Rotarian Steve Lewis on 07932 798910 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org We will be delighted to hear from you.
Pembrokeshire is looking forward to hosting the 3rd Welsh Dragon Boat Championships on Sunday 29th May 2016 at Llys y Fran Country Park & Reservoir. The event, organised by the Narberth and Whitland Rotary promises to be a family-friendly affair and is raising money for and awareness for Charities and Good Causes providing 'Life Development Opportunities' for young people in our community. Principle recipients are the Princes Trust Cymru and selected Secondary and Primary schools within Pembrokeshire and West Carmarthenshire. The Prince's Trust believes that every young person should have the chance to succeed, so they help 13-30 year olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives.
Narberth and Whitland Rotary Club would like to thank all of our generous sponsors who are supporting the 2016 Welsh Dragon Boat Championship.
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Homeowners in our Retirement Living developments enjoy activities and events in the community with friends new and old so working with organisations and charities which are key to the local area is something we feel passionate about. Our developments in West and South Wales are often a new beginning for many homeowners who relish companionship and the opportunity to enjoy retirement in the company of others. We really are proud to support the local community and wish all teams the best of luck in today’s races.
The following charities will benefit from this event.