Fall 2016 “Learn-to-Row” Class!

Sign up now for our final “on-the-water” Learn-to-Row class series of 2016!
Registration and information are available here.
It consists of eight 2-hour classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm. Cost is $160.
Classes will begin on Wednesday, August 31st. We will then skip Monday (Labor Day) and continue class on Wednesday, September 7th. We will begin our regular progression of Monday and Wednesday evenings through September 28th.

Kayak and Canoe Rentals are OPEN at the River

We are open SEVEN DAYS A WEEK through the beginning of September, and then most weekends through mid-October. Check our calendar for daily schedules.

Also, call us regarding School and Scout spring field trips. We can accommodate up to 40 kayakers at a time on trips up Red Creek, which is a tremendous spring wildlife location.

Lock 32 Whitewater Park on Clover Street

GWC’S Whitewater Park is open through mid-October. Check our calendar for schedule. We also run a flatwater kayak area between Lock 32 and Lock 33. It is a very serene experience paddling the 1.25 mile distance and back. You can also paddle into the historic turning basin located North of the canal path by Clover Street.

RowRochester! – Urban/Suburban Youth Rowing Through GWC

Stay tuned for information on an exciting new program GWC is in the middle of organizing for City and Suburban youth from grades 6th through 12th!

Rochester’s Winter Training Rowing Indoor Rowing Whitewater Kayaking Canoeing Flatwater Kayaking Outrigger Canoeing Sculling Fun and Fitness! Core Training Strength and Conditioning Headquarters

GWC is the City of Rochester’s partner for adult and youth programming in so many things related to our area’s beautiful water resources. Come experience an afternoon of kayaking, or a series of rowing classes, or have your child do a whitewater summer camp week at our whitewater park. There are opportunities for everyone in your family!

  • Rowing
  • Kayaking (both flat and white water)
  • Canoeing (both regular and outrigger)
  • Corporate and Team Building Events
  • Summer-long kayak and canoe rentals