Genesee River Water Flow




Events Hosted at the
Genesee Waterways Center







Special Events at the Genesee waterways center

Throughout the year, the GWC is host to several paddling and rowing events. 

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Lockapalooza is a whitewater kayaking event that takes place at GWC's Lock 32 Whitewater Park in Pittsford, NY. Enjoy this 1-day event with activities and opportunities for people to get out on the water!

Rochester River Challenge
Saturday, September 13, 2014

The 18th Annual Rochester River Challenge is an inclusive community and Wounded Warrior Disabled Sports event celebrating the sport of outrigger canoeing. It is a full-day affair attracting paddlers to the Genesee River to compete in 400m sprint races. Team up with family, friends, or co-workers for this unique and fun day on the Genesee River!  This event is run by a local non-profit organization, Cape Ability Outrigger Ohana, which specializes in providing outrigger canoeing opportunities for individuals of all abilities. For more information or to register, please visit Cape Ability Outrigger Ohana http://www.adaptivecanoeing.org/ 

Head of the Genesee Regatta
October 4 & 5, 2014

The Head of the Genesee Regatta is a two-day event offers rowing and sculling races for scholastic, collegiate, Masters and corporate crews.  The regatta coincides with the City of Rochester's River Romance Weekend!  To register, visit Regatta Central.