Paddlers for Life first Helm training session.

Paddlers for Life trains its first helms.  The helm or steersperson steer and control the dragon boat using a large steering oar at the stern of the boat. The helm is responsible for the safety of team and the boat and gives instructions to the team that help to control the boat. There could be no dragon boat paddling ... More

Paddlers for Life articles featured in the British Lymphology Society publication (BLS)

These articles featured in the British Lymphology Society publication BLS News & Views ,May/June Issue. They give details of the Paddles for Life Seminar and Launch together with more information on the research that our Charity is involved with regarding lymphoedema.       More

The first ‘Dotting the Eyes’ ceremony.

The Dotting of the Eyes Ceremony took place on the 8th June 2008. It was a tremendous success and our sincere thanks go to Mr Alan Seatwo, Chairman of the Liverpool Pagoda Chinese Community Center.   Dotting the eyes of the dragon is a traditional ceremony to awaken the dragons so that they can protect team ... More

A new coat of paint for the dragon boat head and tail.

We were all delighted by the sight of our newly painted head for the yellow boat. What do you think of it? A special thanks to Suzanne for the artwork. More

Members paddle with two visitors from Abreast in a Boat, Vancouver

Paddlers for Life welcome two Canadian paddlers, original members of Abreast In A Boat, Vancouver.

Paddlers for Life were delighted to welcome two Canadian Paddlers, Jane Frost and Carol Dale, original members of Abreast In A Boat, Vancouver. Jane and Carol are representing the International Pink Dragon Boat Commission [IPDBC] and are panel members for the selection of a 2010 venue for an International Participat... More

Paddlers for Life first ever paddle.

Paddlers for Life had their first outing with their new dragon boat. Members gathered excitedly for the first launch of their dragon boat on Windermere at Low Wood Watersports Centre. You can view a video of the launch here.   More

Inaugural Seminar of Paddlers for Life Dragon Boat Team. 26th January 2008.

Inaugural Seminar of Paddlers for Life Dragon Boat Team. The seminar, held at the Low Wood Hotel Conference Suite Windermere, invited cancer survivors, their supporters, health professionals and people working for charitable organisations to meet for this inaugural event at the formation of Paddlers for Life. ... More

Members 2008

Preparations for Paddlers for Life seminar.

Preparations for Paddlers for Life seminar. Members of the Charity met at the Low Wood Hotel, on the banks of Lake Windermere, to put the finishing touches to the Paddlers for Life Launch Seminar to be held on the 26th of this month. The speakers have now been selected and the final programme agreed, a full report of ... More

Paddlers for Life granted registered charity status November 8th 2007 .

Paddlers for Life granted registered charity status by the Charity Commission. Registered number 1121539 More

Cumbria Life Woman Festival – Rheged Centre

Rheged Centre, October 13th - 14th. 2007     We presented a  stand at the Cumbria Life Woman Festival, held at the Rheged Centre, Penrith. The two days at Rheged has been well spent resulting in some useful contacts, recruitment to the team and not least of all, positive health promotion messages on breast care ... More