The nonprofit that is Bringing People to the
ROC the Day!
Thank you to all that allowed us to ROC the Day in 2012
by donating $1600. Donations enable GWC to further our mission of “Bringing
People to the Water!" Join us for this year's ROC the Day, Rochester's 24
hour giving extravaganza! Will you be ROCing on 12.11.13 with GWC!
Taste of Rowing - Family & Friends Free Indoor Rowing
January 4, Saturday, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m.
If variety is the “spice of life,” then cross-training is
the “spice of exercise.” Whether you're into running, cycling, climbing,
hiking or paddling, you'll find that indoor rowing will give you a n
effective cross-training workout, whatever your sport or activity ... Or,
if you are looking for a new form of exercise for your New Year Resolution
... Join the Genesee Waterways Center for a morning of rowing fun!
Rowing is an exceptional total body exercise, promoting
fitness, strength and flexibility through its extensive range of motion. It
is smooth, impact-free, rhythmic and exhilarating. In addition to rowing
being a great cardio-vascular activity, it strengthens the quadriceps, hips,
buttocks, and upper body while sparing the legs of heavy pounding. Minimum
age is 14.
What boosts strength, teamwork and community spirit? What’s a fabulous
way to improve your fitness, and your bond with nature? It’s rowing ...Click here to learn more.
The Lock 32 White Water Park is a beautiful spot where
paddlers of all ages come to learn to kayak!
Whether it is whitewater or flatwater, we have all the fun you need.
Click here to learn more.
Kayak & Canoe Rentals
The Genesee Waterways Center offers kayak and canoe rentals, for the best
paddling on the unique waterways of the Genesee Regions.
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Welcome to the Genesee Waterways
We are a not-for-profit organization located in
Western New York State that promotes canoeing, kayaking, rowing and
sculling on the unique waterways of the Genesee Region.
At the Boathouse in Genesee Valley Park, you can enroll in one of
our rowing, sculling or outrigger canoeing courses. We have
600 feet of accessible docks that comply with the ADA and are the
entry point to the scenic waterways and the trails surrounding GWC.
Our rental facility gives people access to canoes, flatwater kayaks,
and soon adapted cycles. From the boathouse you can also walk
or bike along the many green trails that connect right from our
GWC’s Lock 32 Whitewater Park in Pittsford is the
only man-made whitewater course in New York State; at this facility
we offer whitewater and flatwater kayaking programs and equipment
rentals, swift water rescue training, and ACA instruction
certification classes. It is a dynamic park that draws people of all
ages to the water!
Genesee Waterways Center
Mailing Address: PO Box 18607 Rochester, NY 14618