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Genesee Waterways Center

The nonprofit that is Bringing People to the Water!


Get Out & ROW!

Want to Row? Test the water! The Genesee Waterways Center, with experienced coaches and volunteers, is offering an introduction to the sport of rowing for individuals 18 years and older. 

Click here for our "NEW" mini row sessions.



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, 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 doorstep.

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!