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Welland International Flatwater Centre

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National Dragon Boat Championships

We have been at the Canadian Dragon Boat Championships in Welland for the past 2 years. It’s a... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
kerryphillips7
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Kingston, Canada
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A waterway beyond belief

Fantastic waterway for flatwater racing Numerous events and a place the Olympic Games are... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Michael S
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Welland, Canada
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16 Townline Tunnel Rd, Welland, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We have been at the Canadian Dragon Boat Championships in Welland for the past 2 years. It’s a really good facility but it doesn’t compare to Szeged Hungary.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kerryphillips7
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Fantastic waterway for flatwater racing Numerous events and a place the Olympic Games are held Grounds are excellent Great place to watch the races or participate in Dragon boat racing Or simply rowing or canoeing down this wonderful waterway Welland has made great efforts to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

As a volunteer I experienced first hand word of mouth praise from Judges from all over the Province of Ontario. I got to pilot the on course Judge vessels and chatted extensively with volunteer judges who had high praise for this venue. The organizers are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Murray E
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Actually great for all kinds of activities. Walking on the paved trail around the water, swimming or kayaking/canoeing. Also see the occasional SUP Yoga class. Very nice when no events are on, but great for watching sports as well.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 31 July 2017

World class centre and facilities along with beautiful scenery and trails. Stadium seating at finish line, lots of parking and docks for getting in and out of boats. Centre itself doesn't have a lot of signage and can be difficult to find.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nealkimb
Reviewed 25 May 2017

One of the best flat water courses in Canada is right here in a Welland. From the annual dragon boat race to the Pan Am games this course has been rated one if not the best in North America. Not a bad seat in the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank DanielF584
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a lovely trail next to the Welland Canal. No matter the day, we can always see rowers on the Canal, except during winters, when people start to fish by making holes in the ice. However, most of the other seasons, fans are nearby,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is by far the BEST venue for dragon boat racing that I have ever visited. The racing conditions are perfect. Each lane is equally deep and the starting gates insure that a fair start is achieved in every race. The seats provide a great...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited this Centre over the weekend while our son was competing in the Canadian Dragonboat Championships. We have been here before and improvements have been made since our last visit. They now have flush public bathrooms instead of porta potties and they have improved...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank gillandjohn4
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The city of Welland has in its care a fantastic venue for Rowing, Swimming, Paddling and any water related sports. The course is second to non and a great place to hold the worlds best.

Date of experience: May 2016
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