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(Annual Event) Royal Canadian Henley Regatta – A World-class Event in St. Catharines

The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta started in 1880 as the first championship for the newly formed Canadian Amateur Rowing Association. It changed venues often until 1903, when it was decided to hold it at St. Catharines Port Dalhousie’s Martindale Pond hosted by the St. Catharines rowing club permanently. Originally the race was 1 mile 550 yards long (2112m), the same distance as the Henley Royal Regatta in England at the … Read more »

2013-08-04 (to 3013-08-11) Royal Canadian Henley Regatta (Opening Ceremony & Aug 6th Race are FREE)

Royal Canadian Henley Regatta Opening Ceremony (FREE) Monday August 5, 2013  7:30pm to 9:30pm Free, Fun & Family-Friendly. Fireworks over Martindale Pond. Henley Grandstand. The Opening Ceremony will commence at 7:30pm on Monday, August 5th at the Henley Grandstand.  Shuttle buses will run from Henley Island to the Grandstand from 7pm to 10pm. The First Day Race (FREE) Tuesday August 6, 2013 Race week commences on Tuesday, August 6th with over 400 … Read more »