Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Course

St. Catharines is home to the Henley Rowing Course located on Martindale Pond in the charming waterfront village of Port Dalhousie. Since 1903, major national and international regattas have been hosted here, welcoming athletes and spectators from around the globe.
  • Class A course
  • 120 metres wide
  • 2,200 metres of straight length racing spread across 8 lanes
  • Each lane is 13.5 metres wide, with a water depth of 3.5 metres.

Historic Hosting on the Henley
Home of the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association Championships and Canadian University Rowing Championships as well as many other local events.

  • 1970 World Rowing Championships
  • 1993 World University Games (Buffalo)
  • 1999 World Rowing Championships
  • 2010 World Masters Regatta
  • 2015 Pan Am Games
  • 2022 Canada Games

Coming August 2024

St. Catharines World Rowing, in partnership with The City of St. Catharines and Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA), is proud to host the 2024 World Rowing Senior, Under 23 and Under 19 Junior Championships. From August 18-25, 2024, the Henley Rowing Course will bring together 2,500 athletes from over 80 countries in what is the biggest and most important World Rowing event of the season.  Visit for further event details.
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Seating: Craig Swayze Memorial Grandstand – 2500 seats
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Parking available
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