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Boarding Pass Program

Each week, a different flatwater sport will be featured, allowing individuals to experience rowing, dragon boat, canoe and kayak free of charge.

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Canadian Dragon Boat Championships

Dragon Boat Canada is teaming up with the WIFC to make Welland the host City of the national championships five (5) of the next six (6) years, with an opportunity to renew the collaborative agreement, making Welland host of ten (10) out of the next twelve (12) Canadian Dragon Boat Championships.

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Volunteer Today!

Volunteering makes a difference to the lives of people in our community and enhances the experience for visitors to Welland.

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Dragon Boat Acquisition

The Welland Recreational Canal Corporation, in partnership with Dragon Boat Canada (DBC) and the South Niagara Canoe Club (SNCC), received funding to purchase dragon boats for permanent use at the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Government of Ontario.

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The tradition of the 'old canal' - bringing people together - continues to grow as we work with you and the City of Welland to build a bright future. With over 1,000 acres, 24km of trails and 12km of waterway this incredible national asset is a place where residents and visitors can participate in a wide variety of arts, culture, sports, leisure and recreation activities, and experience a unique natural and recreational environment within an urban area. 

Over thirty years of planning and envisioning have gone into the development of The Waterways Master Plan - a plan whose reach enhances the local economy with local, provincial, national and global events and programs - over $48 million are expected from events over the next three years.

We hope you are enjoying the Waterway and all that the City of Welland and the Canal Corporation have to offer. We invite you to share your photos, stories, suggestions and comments with us ... and check back often as we provide fresh news, stories and information. For quick up-dates, 'Like' us on Facebook!

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