LA PORTE —Dunebrook held its inaugural Dragon Boat race Saturday, Sept. 6 on La Porte's Stone Lake.
Paddlers included police, emergency responders, business professionals, human service providers, high school students and families. Dragon boats are non-motorized canoe-like vessels to be paddled by a team of 16 to 21 individuals.
Proceeds from the Dragon Boat Races will provide vital support for Dunebrook’s child abuse prevention programs and Child Advocacy Center.
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The head of the dragon boats.
The city of La Porte takes the lead in the first heat of the inaugural Dunebrook Dragon Boat Race on Saturday.
The Lake Street Band of Misfits rows out into battle on Saturday.
Courtney Kampf of ACME sports her team's pirate gear during Dunebrook's inaugural Dragon Boat Race on Saturday.
La Porte High School volleyball players pull ahead of both the soccer team and the Lake Street Band of Misfits during a dragon boat race for glory on Stone Lake on Saturday.
La Porte High School soccer players shout it out at the start of Dunebrook's inaugural dragon boat race on Saturday.