Final regatta in Alberni

The West Coast Dragon Boat Society hosts Vancouver Island’s year-end dragon boat regatta Sept. 22 at Sproat Lake Provincial Park.

The West Coast Dragon Boat Society hosts Vancouver Island’s year-end dragon boat regatta, the 2013 Sproat Lake Challenge Regatta, on Sunday, Sept. 22 at Sproat Lake Provincial Park.

There will be a full house this year: 18 Island teams participating, including three from Port Alberni. Competition starts at 9:45 a.m. and wraps up around 4 p.m.

Come watch a race or two, or volunteer: everyone is welcome. For more information please call WCDBS at 250-918-9060.

Parking is free for the day in the upper parking lot of the provincial park, and there will be a concession. Public washrooms on site.

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