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Welland Pan Am Flatwater Centre

Venue Description

The Welland Pan Am Flatwater Centre boasts almost eight kilometres of deep, placid water, making it an ideal spot for hosting fast-paced paddling sports. In fact, the name Welland comes from a Celtic word meaning “good river.”

In preparation for the Games, TO2015 widened a section of the canal to meet international competition standards, built two new buildings, including a timing tower and the athlete centre, and added a plaza, start towers and permanent seating for 500 spectators.

In addition, a state-of-the-art, multi-sport training tank has been installed in the new athlete centre. The tank will enable Canadian high-performance athletes and fledging local paddlers to perfect their strokes in the off-season in a controlled testing environment against a variable current.

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Location

16 Townline Tunnel Road (58A) at Canalbank Street, Welland, ON

Transportation Information

You can get to the venue by:

 

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Transit

Accessible transit is available and some services will be enhanced (check back here for more transportation planning information late 2014)

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Cycle

Cycle parking is available

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Driving

Accessible and general parking are available