This annual kayaking competition contains three events, Slalom, Boatercross, and Freestyle, and attracts paddlers from throughout the Northeast and Canada. This year will be the biggest year yet!
Join us as a competitor or a spectator for one of the best times you can have on whitewater in New York State! Competitor registration is available for either day for only $15 right here.
August 15th - Whitewater Kayaking Competition
9am - Registration opens
11am - Slalom Race
1pm - Boater Cross Race
2pm - Freestyle
4pm - Wildwater Duck Drop
Evening - Entertainment
August 16th - Slalom Competition
10am - Registration
Thank you to our sponsors, which include: Wegmans, Hoselton Auto MAll, Swiftwater Brewing Company, The North Face and NPBM.com
Upcoming Sculling and Rowing Classes
Come join us!
Our next Learn to Row sessions start September 9th!.
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.
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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 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!
Genesee Waterways Center
Mailing Address: PO Box 18607 Rochester, NY 14618