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Our sponsors, volunteers, vendors and staff make it possible for our teams to make a difference. 

Thank you!

Be Involved

General Information

Each year, we look forward to coordinating with our sponsors, vendors and helping hands, both volunteer and staff. Find our how you can be part of our team! 


Be Part of the Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival


Over 100 volunteers are needed annually to make the Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival a success.  Volunteers assist with a variety of duties leading up to, during, and after the festival. These duties include:

  • Safety boat operator during dragon boat practices
  • Children’s Area supervision
  • Set-up and tear-down
  • Marshalling area attendants
  • Volunteer tent attendants
  • Results area attendants

We’d love to have you on board!


The Sudbury Dragon Boat Festival provides an excellent opportunity for vendors, exhibitors, and artisans to sell or feature products or services! The Festival attracts between 3,000 and 5,000 people to Bell Park annually. Booth space is limited and typically sells out early. Register early!


Sponsors’ contribution to the festival helps the community bring  much need capital projects closer to fruition. We ensure the funds raised by our paddlers for our chosen charity’s capital campaign go directly to the current Charity of Choice, Neo Kids Foundation. Over the last 19 years, we have supported numerous capital campaigns including the Sudbury Hospice Foundation’s Maison McCulloch Hospice Expansion project and Multiple Sclerosis Society,  by raising over 1.7 million and creating more awareness about their campaign through additional publicity we provide. Find out how you can be a part of this great endeavor.

Employment Opportunities

Join our team! Sudbury Dragon Boats Festival is an exciting and dynamic place to work. We strive to make a difference in the community and encourage active living through water sport. If you are interested in joining our team please click on one of the job titles below to view a descrition of current opportunities.