One of the most multi-cultural lands, Canada has zillion reasons to be visited. It’s a beautiful land with glaciers, mountains, secluded lakes and much more to visit and enjoy there. However, check out 6 water sports festivals in Canada which is unimaginably fun!
1. Aquatic Hall of Fame and Museum of Canada
Located in Winnipeg, this place is the oldest incorporated sports museum in Canada with an exceptional connection of diving, swimming, water polo and so on’s memorabilia and art. It’s a platform for coaches who have accomplished in the Commonwealth Games, the Olympics, Pan- American Games and so on. The artifacts there are very essential therefore, they are on display once in a while- for special locations, making it different from the rest.
2. Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival
Also called the Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival, is regarded as one of the largest and oldest dragon boat festivals held. It started in ’86 and has been wonderful to look at eversince then. This festival is exceptional to look at because the boat is of the shape of a dragon with so many people in it! They enjoy multiple activities like dragon boat races.
3. Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival
This boat festival is another fun one held in Alberta each year in the month of July. Around 60 potential teams come to this festival from Montana, Saskatchewan, Colmbia, etc., around 1600 participants just to participate in the huge, popularized dragon boat race.
Guess what, it’s the largest dragon boat festival in Alberta with no additional drama like entertainment, vendors etc.
4. Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival
This dragon boat festival is another thrilling one with 5500 paddlers coming together from all across the globe with over 70,000 spectators. You do not have to pay even a penny to enter this festival and the Peddle Challenge which is a charitable component of this festival raised over $4 million last year! Exceptional, ain’t it?
5. Wakestock Action Sports and Music Festival
Here, enjoy witnessing and participating in wakeboarding, one of the best water sports all across the globe. It’s held in Toronto and is all about outdoor music, wakeboarding and lot’s of action sports, fun etc.
6. Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival
Abbreviated as TIDBRF, it’s a yearly dragon boat regatta. It was first held in Toronto and developed from Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival. The aim of this festival Is to highlight Asian culture and other cultures which are there in Toronto.
For all who want to get a taste of not just water sports festivals but, of the cultures as well, go to Canada and check out it’s multi- diversity, multi-linguistic skills and live your life!