The Welland Recreational Canal Corporation strongly believes in utilizing the Recreational Waterway and its events as an educational tool. Already having an established relationship with many levels of the education system, we strive to create a learning environment and in the field workplace shadowing to further enhance the students' experience.

There are many benefits to choosing the Welland Recreational Canal Corporation as hands-on experience in the field:
  • Opportunity to spend one-on-one time shadowing a supervisor 
  • Establish working relationships with key organizations in the field 
  • Hands-on experience in all aspects of flatwater events or music concerts 
  • Work on tasks in both an individual and group capacity 
  • Valued member of the team  

We welcome all inquires and are constantly looking to work with students. For more information on how you can join our Welland Recreational Canal Corporation family,  please click here to contact our offices. 


"This past summer interning with the WRCC was an experience of a lifetime. I had the opportunity to take an active role in the planning and execution of the 2013 Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships and national rowing events. If you are looking for an internship in event planning and management, the WRCC is a great organization to consider." 

- Brittany Bilsborough,  Canoe Niagara 2013 Event Services Assistant  Program: Sport Administration, Laurentian University

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Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to Present Gold Medals at the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships

Aug 21st, 2015

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.


  • “Dragon Boat Canada is looking forward to our continued working partnership with the Welland Recreational Canal Corporation and we only expect the Canadian Dragon Boat Championships to flourish in years to come.The Welland International Flatwater Centre is a great asset to the dragon boat community and Dragon Boat Canada is excited to call the Welland International Flatwater Centre home for upcoming Championships”
    Chloe Greenhalgh, Executive Director of Dragon Boat Canada.

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