About the WIFC
Welland International Flatwater Centre is a significant
water-based recreational area that combines international-standard competitive water sport facilities with recreational and social opportunities.
Set in 411 acres of parkland and 272 acres of water, WIFC is the premiere calm water surface in the heart of the Niagara peninsula
In 1972, a new shipping channel for the Welland Canal was diverted east of the City a
nd the remaining waterway, the Welland Recreational Waterway, was born. Known affectionately as the Old Canal, this beautifully landscaped water park area runs through the heart of the City of Welland.
While in Welland, enjoy the area's natural beauty, take in a waterfront music concert or discover the small town charm of this historic town.
The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, will be in attendance in the afternoon of Saturday, August 22 , at the Welland International Flatwater Centre North Course for the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships. Her Honour will present gold medals to members of the winning team.