ROWONTARIO Masters Championships

  • Hosted By: Row Ontario


With nearly 8km of uninterrupted flatwater, consistent depth and basin-like characteristics, as well as some of the most placid and beautiful flatwater in the world-the Welland International Flatwater Centre and Recreational Waterway is the perfect location for the 2014 ROWONTARIO Masters Championships.

The course is more than 100 metres wide with multiple access points for safety. Paved asphalt trails for viewing and safety considerations border each side of the course which is supplied with clean, fresh water of the highest quality.

Every aspect of this unique venue meets or exceeds all existing international standards:

Width: 125 – 135 m wide
Depth: 9.2 m depth over full distance 
Sides: Uniform slope of 29º; docking facilities extend the length of the racing area for easy embarkment
Current: Negligible to none – scientifically measured and confirmed
Water Quality: Excellent quality freshwater – source of municipal drinking supply
Avg. Water Temp.: 21-24º C 
Other: Sheltered from the prevailing SW winds; paved walking paths along both sides of the race area with full visibility for spectators, suitable for rollerblading or biking. Note: nothing will be provided - please bring your own