You’re Invited to the Welland Indoor Paddle Tank Open House!

Posted Sep 16th, 2014 in Events

What do canoe, kayak, dragon boat, rowing, and the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) all have in common, apart from hosting races and practices from spring till fall? The WIFC features an Indoor Paddle Tank that allows you to participate in these flatwater sports throughout the winter months! Wednesday, October 1st is the Welland Indoor Paddle Tank Open House and YOU are invited to join us for an evening at North America’s only dual channel, variable speed, multi-sport training tank.  Everyone is encouraged to come out from 5:00 pm till 8:00 pm, grab a paddle or an oar and give a flatwater sport a try! Whether you have stood on the podium at worlds, or have never been out on the water, individuals of all experience levels and all ages can participate in flatwater sports.

The Welland Recreational Canal Corporation is excited to be hosting its Welland Indoor Paddle Tank Open House event in partnership with community organizations such as the South Niagara Canoe Club (SNCC), the Notre Dame Rowing Club (NDRC), and the South Niagara Rowing Club (SNRC). Featuring a free barbeque at 5:45 pm till 6:45 pm and providing free lessons in flatwater sports - join us Wednesday, October 1st to find out why you don’t have to be outside this winter to make a splash!

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welland International Flatwater Centre

16 Townline Tunnel Road

Welland, ON


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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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