Canadian Masters Open Water Swimming Championships at the WELLAND CANAL
Presented by Canaqua Sports
Canadian Masters Open Water Swimming Championships
Canaqua Sports is proud to announce that the Welland Canal is the location for the 2017 Canadian Masters Open Water Swimming Championships. Run in partnership with Masters Swimming Canada, this years event will continue to build on the success of last years event at Ontario Place. We invite all open water swimmers to attend this prestigious event.
Understanding the history of open water swimming at the Welland Canal, we at Canaqua Sports wanted to do something very special as we grow our series in Ontario and across Canada. So, mark the date! August 13, 2017 Come on out and help to make this one of the premier open water swims in Canada!
We are proud to have this event as part of the Canaqua Sports Open Water Swim Series!
The Welland Canal Open Water Swim is considered by many to be one of the best in the area Thanks to the quality and temperature of the water, as well as the world class facilities offered by the WRCC.
Location: 16 Townline Tunell Road, Welland, ON L3C 2T4 (Welland Recreational Waterway)
Check-in: At the Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) in Welland (corner of Townline Tunnel Rd. and Colborne Street)
Awards: An award will be presented to the top finisher in each race.
The Course: See map above. All races finish at the Welland International Flatwater Centre on Townline Tunnel Rd, Welland.
Facilities & Food:
August 13 7:30 AM EDT - Onsite Registration and check-in
August 13 8:45 AM EDT - Mandatory Race Briefing
August 13 9:00 AM EDT - 10k and 5k races begin
August 13 10:00 AM EDT - 1.0k race begins
August 13 11:00 AM EDT - 2.5k race begins