Dragon Boat Racing at The Swan at Streatley, Reading

Dragon Boat Racing at The Swan at Streatley, Reading

If you’re eager to embark on an exhilarating dragon boat racing adventure in the picturesque surroundings of Streatley, near Reading, The Swan at Streatley is your premier destination! Situated on the banks of the River Thames, this charming venue offers an idyllic setting for unforgettable dragon boat racing experiences, catering to teams from Reading, Slough, Maidenhead, and beyond.

Dragon boat racing has swiftly emerged as a favorite choice for corporate team building activities in the Thames Valley region. The allure of this ancient sport lies not only in the physical challenges it presents but also in its ability to foster seamless teamwork and forge lasting connections among participants. Against the backdrop of the tranquil River Thames and the lush greenery of the surrounding landscape, teams come together to test their mettle and strengthen bonds in a spirit of camaraderie and competition.

At The Swan at Streatley, our dedicated events team ensures that your dragon boat racing day exceeds all expectations. . And the best part? No prior experience is necessary – just bring your enthusiasm and team spirit, and prepare to make a splash on the waters of the Thames!

So, gather your colleagues, friends, or family, and set sail for an unforgettable day of dragon boat racing at The Swan at Streatley. Discover the thrill of teamwork, the beauty of the Thames Valley, and the joy of shared adventure in this stunning riverside setting. Your dragon boat racing journey awaits – let the fun begin!

How does the dragon boat racing work?

Now that you’ve decided on a dragon boat racing event near Reading, NewWave Events can help you to organise the perfect day! Firstly, let us know an approximate number of participants and we will be able to provide you with an accurate dragon boat racing proposal for your group. The event usually runs with 3 rounds of heats, semi finals and a grand final and depending on your numbers, we will suggest the best racing format for your team. Our events are suitable for small groups of 22 + as well as 500 or more! 

Never seen dragon boats in action? Take a look at the video from one of our large charity dragon boat events.

About The Swan at Streatley, Reading

Seeking an exceptional venue near Reading to host your next dragon boat racing event? Look no further than The Swan at Streatley. Nestled along the tranquil banks of the River Thames in Streatley, this picturesque retreat offers the perfect setting for exhilarating dragon boat racing adventures, conveniently combined with ample event space for conferences and delicious dining options.

With its idyllic riverside location and expansive event facilities, The Swan provides a versatile backdrop for a wide range of activities, from high-energy team-building exercises to productive conferences and relaxing lunches. Whether you’re paddling the waters of the Thames in a thrilling dragon boat race or engaging in a corporate meeting or workshop in one of their spacious conference rooms, The Swan offers the perfect blend of excitement and functionality.

And with the convenient proximity to Reading, Slough, and Maidenhead, accessing this dynamic team-building activity and event space has never been easier. Our experienced events team is on hand to ensure that every aspect of your day is flawlessly executed, leaving you free to focus on enjoying the experience and connecting with your team.

Discover the thrill of dragon boat racing near Reading and make the most of our versatile event space at The Swan at Streatley. Contact us today to plan your next event and experience the magic of Streatley on the banks of the Thames.

The Swan at Streatley, Reading

Why NewWave Events?

NewWave Events provides excellent communication before, during and after your dragon boat racing event. We will take care of the organisation of the event on the day so you don’t have to worry about a single thing – you can join in on the races! We are not only a dragon boat racing supplier but also a professional events company which means we will take care of venue arrangements and the schedule of the day, so everyone is in the right place at the right time! It’s a pleasure for us and a weight off your shoulders!

Let us help you organise the best dragon boat racing event near Reading!

What’s provided on the day

  • The services of one of our experienced event managers prior to and during your event
  • Liaison with the venue to ensure the necessary infrastructure is in place
  • Fully equipped 30’ (up to 11 person) dragon boats
  • Trained staff (registered with Sport Governing Body)
  • Event control gazebo
  • Buoyancy aids & paddles
  • Professional emergency medical technician with response kit
  • Race equipment & radios
  • PA system and MC with race commentary
  • Venue decoration – authentic Chinese dragon flags on bamboo poles
  • Race schedule and computerized results service
  • £10m Public and equipment liability insurance
  • And much more… enquire today for a full breakdown!

We will ensure that the event runs smoothly and safely, and can provide additional services such as catering and entertainment to enhance the experience for your participants and spectators. NewWave Events will help to make your event a success and provide a positive and memorable experience for all involved!