2016 Long Beach Healers Put on a Great Performance!

Both teams bring home silver from the 2016 Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival.

Healers Become Legends at the Missouri American Water MR340!

"Imagine a race across the entire state of Missouri, from the first stroke in Kansas City to the last gasp in St. Charles. Just entering it will impress your friends. Finishing it will astound them… and winning it?" Well, our Healers did just that.

Healers Medal in Vancouver!

Healers squeeze in a 3rd place finish in the Metro News Recreational C Championship at the 2016 Concord Pacific Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival.

Healers Place in the First Regatta of the 2016 Season!

Healers finish in 2nd place in the Recreational A division at the 2016 CDBA Regional Regatta.


Dragon boating in the news, team announcements, and blogs...

  • I'm so thankful and proud to be part of the San Francisco KP Dragon Healers!, Monica, August 2016

    The weekend of July 30, 2016, is a weekend I will never forget.
  • I am hooked., Jimmy, August 2016

    Now, I am stronger and ready to embrace dragonboating as a competitive sport.
  • And, why paddle 340 miles across the entire state of Missouri?, Doug, July 2016

    I'm doing this because I'm crazy....
  • I do this for the reason anybody would..., Bill, July 2016

    I paddle for good health, all the places it takes me, and friends I have made..
  • It's going to be a great season., Doug, May 2016

    Read about how Doug dug into his first regatta in this season's first blog.


Get to know the team history, coaches, and staff

The San Francisco Dragon Healers was founded in 2005. The team is comprised of employees of Kaiser Permanente from the San Francisco, Redwood City, San Rafael and South SF facilities, their families and friends. We are proud of the diversity of the team members and their ability to come together for the common goal of crossing the finish line! We love the rush of Lake Merced, the fog, fine food, and of course good competition! Our paddlers proudly give back to the Dragon Boat community by coaching a youth team and being involved with the California Dragon Boat Association. READ MORE


Come and cheer us on!

  • California Dragon Boat Association Regional Regatta

    MAY 6
  • Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival

    JULY 29-30
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival

    AUGUST 18-20
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California International
    Dragon Boat Festival

    SEPTEMBER 23-24