Dragon Boat Racing at Grendon Lakes, Northamptonshire

Dragon Boat Racing at Grendon Lakes, Northamptonshire

If you are looking for a dragon boat racing event in Northamptonshire, you’ve landed on the right page! NewWave Events is a direct supplier of dragon boat racing events and we travel all around the UK to deliver unforgettable team building events!

Dragon boat racing events are becoming one of the most popular options for corporate team building in Northamptonshire. This is partly due to the amazing venue options in the area but also because dragon boat racing is a team sport that requires coordination and cooperation among team members. The physical nature of the sport also promotes camaraderie and can help build strong bonds among team members. The competitive nature of the sport can help promote team spirit and unity, which is beneficial for team building. Additionally, the combination of scenic waterways, cultural heritage, and vibrant arts community make Northampton an attractive location for a dragon boat racing event.

Our top quality events team will ensure you and your team will get the most out of the day and the best part is… no experience is necessary!

Read more below about Grendon Lakes and what it can offer!

How does the dragon boat racing work?

Now that you’ve decided on a dragon boat racing event in Northamptonshire, 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 Grendon Lakes

Set in 150 acres of beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, and is so little known as yet in Northamptonshire it is said to be the county’s best kept secret. It is the ideal location for your dragon boat racing event!

Within Grendon Lakes complex are 12 lakes, 2 of which are devoted to watersports the remaining 10 making up some of the finest fishing water in the area.

Home to Hostile Fire the midlands premier paintball site. Our Alpine clubhouse overlooks our main watersports lake and houses a fully licensed bar, a restaurant, toilets, showers and changing rooms.

It stands just up from the bank from the lake, bordered with lawn and patio areas. There can be no better place to relax and unwind, whilst enjoying the picturesque views and sunset.

Just of A45 it is an ideal location for businesses in Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire as it’s very easy to get to. 

Find out more about the venue: https://www.grendonlakes.co.uk/

Venue Grendon Lakes

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 in Northamptonshire!

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!