Row to Podium Weekend

Posted Sep 10th, 2014 in Events

The Welland International Flatwater Centre North Course will host another Row to Podium training camp September 13th and September 14th, attracting approximately 30 athletes from across Canada.

Row to Podium is one of Canada’s official talent identification and development program for rowing. Their goal is to mold new athletes into future Olympic and Paralympic Champions.  As part of this program, the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) has been selected to host monthly Row to Podium training camps where targeted athletes are gathered from across Ontario, as well as athletes from Manitoba, Quebec, and the Maritimes. They are assessed and monitored as they continue along the High Performance pathway, with the goal of representing Canada on the international stage. The WIFC provides the ideal training venue for the camps with its flat, long-distance waterway and brand new training venue, including the rowing tank, on the North Course. The WIFC is thrilled with this continuing partnership with ROWONTARIO and Rowing Canada Aviron.

The next Row to Podium training camp runs October 11th and 12th. It is just one of the many events taking place at the WIFC that extend the use of the facility outside the summer event season,  as the WRCC transitions for winter use of the Centre and tank with community training programs.


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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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