Documents

Rowing/Sculling Safety Manual

GWC's Rowing and Sculling Safety Manual

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Lock 32 Whitewater Safety Manual

GWC's Whitewater Safety Manual

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GWC Paddling Map

This map is a tremendous resource for kayakers and canoeists visiting our area. It outlines the waterways, illustrates all the bridges and some landmarks.
Be aware that we have a North-flowing river, which makes paddling South require greater effort.

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As for distances, from our docks:

  • Ford Street bridge – 2 miles North
  • Erie Canal East- 700 Yards South
  • Erie Canal West- not recommended due to boat traffic and no emergency exit points from the water
  • Red Creek’s entrance – 300 Yards East on the Canal
  • the Erie Canal – 700 Yards South from GWC
  • Edgewood Avenue (Lock 33) on the Erie Canal – 4.5 miles East from GWC
  • Black Creek’s outlet on the Genesee River- 3.1 miles South from GWC (exactly 5 kilometeres!)
  • Jefferson Road on the Genesee River- 3.5 miles South from GWC

GWC Kayak/Canoe Rental Form

Rental prices are per person. All individuals must make out a 2017 GWC liability form. Only one person per party is required to fill out the boat rental form.

GWC Kayak and Canoe Rental form

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GWC Liability Waiver

GWC Liability Waiver

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Rowers (not kayakers and canoeists) also have to fill out the current year’s electronic liability release (linked here) with USRowing.org.