Heroes Challenge added to the 2014 Oswego Dragon Festival

Representatives from each of the Heroes Challenge teams met last week at the Oswego YMCA Armory.Pictured here are: Lt Matt Barbeau University Police,Det. Chris Pooler Oswego PD, Chief John Geraci Oswego FD, and Chief William Butkey U.S. Coast Guard   The Oswego YMCA’s Oswego Dragon Festival Committee announced that they are adding a new component to the 2014 festival- The Heroes Challenge. Five of Oswego’s... Read Article

Heroes Challenge added to the Oswego Dragon Festival Schedule

Oswego Dragon Festival News!!! This year, the Oswego Dragon Festival is adding a new and exciting event to its already fun-filled schedule, The Heroes Challenge! This event takes place the night before the festival, Friday, September 5. The Heroes Challenge is a race between four teams made up of our community heroes and their families and friends.  The Oswego Police Department, The Oswego Fire Department,... Read Article

The Second Annual Oswego Dragon Festival a Huge Success for the YMCA

On September 7th 2013, 28 dragon boats raced one another in the Oswego harbor, all the while raising money for the YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign. Spectators and other teams lined the fence along Brietbeck Park to watch and cheer one another on. “With 28 boats in the Oswego Dragon Festival this year and many more spectators, we were able to reach more than 3,500 people... Read Article

Oswego Dragon Festival to Raise Money for the YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign

On Saturday, September 7th, 32 teams of community members will take to the water in the harbor at Brietbeck Park in Oswego. This is the second year for the Oswego Dragon Festival, which helped to raise over $19,000 for the Y’s Strong Kids Campaign last year. The goal of the YMCA’s Strong Kids Campaign is to raise money for scholarships to provide children and families... Read Article