When

Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 8:00 AM EDT
-to-
Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM EDT

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Where

Toronto Islands 
 

 
 

Contact

Michelle Char 
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation 
416-425-6220 x6102 
mchar@hollandbloorview.ca 
 

2018 Toronto International Dragon Boat Festival 

Join us at the 30th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival supporting Holland Bloorview. Volunteer during the weekend of June 16-17th, full of festivities and creating even more possibilities for kids and youth!

About the Event:
From the humble beginning of only 27 teams participating in the first festival back in 1989, the Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival has evolved to a much bigger operation over the past two decades. Organized by the Toronto Chinese Business Association in collaboration with GWN Dragon Boat, the Festival will once again welcome 180 to 200 teams with over 5,000 athletes to Toronto Island.

In 2018, as the Festival celebrates its 30th year, it promises to continue to be one of the most exciting summer events in Toronto and one of the most prestigious dragon boat festivals on the North American dragon boat calendar. Once again, the Festival will welcome teams from across Canada, the U.S., the Caribbean Islands, Europe and Asia.

Volunteer Details:
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help out with event support at the 30th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival. Volunteers will be representing Holland Bloorview at our very own booth to give information about the hospital and circulate the grounds with coin boxes to collect donations.

A Holland Bloorview Foundation volunteer t-shirt and lunch will be provided.

Age Requirement: 
No minimum (12 and under need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

Accessibility: 
Quoted from the Toronto Islands wesbite: all ferries are wheelchair accessible. The island itself is almost completey barrier free. Please visit http://www.torontoisland.com/faq.php for more information. 

Dress Code: 
Casual, comfortable clothing and footwear required, worn with your volunteer t-shirt. This event is happening, rain or shine!   

Contact at the Event: Paige Cunningham and Michelle Char

More information to be provided closer to the event day.

More volunteers, the merrier!
Sign up your family, friends, and co-workers to take part in a weekend you won't forget. 

REGISTER NOW!