Rollins Wellbeing

Dragon Boat Race 2018

Take part in this event, an international showcase of paddlers hungry for the opportunity to stretch their racing season to the max. This is the largest event in Florida attended by more than 70 teams from 20+ states across North America.
We all Row!

We all Row!

Join your Rollins' Colleagues in a fun team building day rowing on Turkey Lake!

Row with Rollins in the 2018 Dragon Boat Race!

Only 23 spots available!
Reserve your seat today!

Participants pay $20 and receives $10 Rally

Event Information:
October 13, 2018
9am -  4pm
Bill Frederick Park on Turkey Lake

Required Practice information:
October 8, 2018
6pm – 7pm
Bill Frederick park on Turkey Lake
Meet at 5pm in front of the Cornell Museum to ride the Rollins bus with teammates to practice

Parking is free and attendance is free for spectators.

The Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival offers more than just great racing. A full-festival experience awaits participants, spectators and families.

Nemours Healthy Expo

Bringing together health organizations and the community to promote health education. Visit some of Nemours furry friends from Pet Therapy, learn how Nemours brings paediatric care right to your mobile device with CareConnect, check out their health and wellness programs in early childhood (ages 3-5) and to stay hydrated pre- and post racing drop by the Nemours Recovery tent.

Asia Trend Cultural Expo & Performance Stage

REACH of Central Florida will be on-site exhibiting eight Asian Countries’ cultural heritages with ongoing activities throughout the day such as Chinese calligraphy, Japanese origami and Indian henna art. 

Over 10 performances with close to 200 performers will take to the stage for cultural dances and workshops from all over Asia. Learn to Taichi at 10AM, a Vietnamese dance at 11AM, Philippines Tinikling at noon and Japanese Taiko at 1:45PM.

Kids Fun Zone

For kids of all ages and adults young at heart, drop by the Kids Fun Zone. Jump in one of the bounce houses featuring Mickey Mouse and Scooby Doo, slide and climb on the inflatable Helix slide.  Grab a couple of teammates to play a game of giant Jenga, checkers or corn hole toss while kids can partake in a soccer game.

Marketplace & Artisan Village

Stop by the Expo to satisfy your shopping needs and check out some fun exhibitors this year.  Get up close and personal with Gatorland’s resident reptiles including gators and turtles! Meet some of our finest members in blue and their K9 Unit or get a chance to get a hole-in-one at Drive Shack.  Support local artisans such as Celia Mayor Jewelers and Susan Williams with homemade jewelry, gifts and bags.  

Tsingtao Beer Garden - Good Things Never Change

Since 1903, Tsingtao Beer has been brewed using the same unique process started by German and British settlers in Qingdao, China.

Today, Tsingtao is enjoyed by over 90 countries worldwide and has won international awards around the globe. This year, Tsingtao is proud to become an official partner with Dragon Boat Festivals across the US to help celebrate and highlight the growing sport.

For more information about Tsingtao Premium Beer click here.

Food Truck Bazaar

Enjoy tastes from around the world. Thai, Cuban, Latin, Ugandan and Mediterrean cuisines or stick to classic North American foods with gourmet burgers, sandwiches, BBQ and sweet treats.

List of participating trucks:
Brea’s Coffee
Dawg House Grill
El Cubanito Subs
Hottie Kababie
Little Blue Donute
Manna International Street Food
Smokin’ Embers
Tallie’s Tasty Kettle Corn
Thai Island