by Kris Dubé, The Welland Tribune
It’s been a successful transition since the city took over operations of Welland International Flatwater Centre from Welland Recreational Canal Corp. in 2017, says the municipality’s manager of recreation and culture Richard Dalton.
“I’m very confident with how the next five years at WIFC will operate,” Richard Dalton says, adding the city is “relentlessly trying to make sure it’s a success.”
Built in 2013 for $10 million ahead of the 2015 Pan Am Games, the facility along the recreational canal has hosted a plethora of regional, provincial and international events in rowing, canoe-kayak, dragon boating, canoe polo, swimming, triathlon and more.
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