The second annual Dragon boat races will be hosted Aug. 21 at Lynn Deming Park in New Milford by the Candlewood Lake Authority.

Participants of every age and athletic ability level are welcome to compete in divisional races.

The 46-foot dragon boats, paddles, vests and a private, coached team practice session prior to race day will be provided for all participants.

Entry is welcome as individuals or teams of up to 21. A teammate finder on the CLA website team page will help fill spots on a team.

For more information, call the Candlewood Lake Authority at 860-354-6928, e-mail or check