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Events Hosted at the
Genesee Waterways Center

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Head of the Genesee Regatta

The first weekend of October, GWC will once be the host venue for the great event of 27th Head of the Genesee Regatta.

You can watch the college and corporate teams on Saturday, October 3rd. Cheer on the High School and Master's rowers on SUnday, October 4th.



Indoor Training

Improve your overall fitness and work on your rowing technique all winter long with Genesee Waterways Center. We are developing a variety of programs involving rowing machines (erging), core fitness, and indoor rowing for technique improvement.

A real priority will be helping participants work on proper form in all aspects of their training. Sessions will begin by November. Contact us to be added to the notification list.



Rowing Programs

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.



Kayaking Programs  

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. Click here for more information.

Welcome to the Genesee Waterways Center!

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 and flatwater kayaks.

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!