Ideal for regattas and swimming carnivals, the Sydney International Regatta Centre offers world-class aquatic facilities on 187 hectares of native bush and parklands.
Ranked one of the top five rowing and sprint canoe/kayak courses in the world, the Competition Lake at Sydney International Regatta Centre is ideal for regattas and offers competitors fair competition with minimal crosswind.
- 2300-metre length
- Nine, 13.5-metre wide lanes for rowing, canoeing and kayaking
- Consistent five-metre depth
- Rock-coated, wave-absorbing banks
- Surrounding native trees designed to limit cross winds.
Our 1500-metre Warm-Up Lake gives competitors the chance to train while a race is in progress and a place to cool down after an event, ensuring minimal delays between races. It’s also available for swimming competitions.
Towers, timing huts and pavilion
Event officials, timing judges and commentators get a front-row seat at the Sydney International Regatta Centre. Our start and finish towers and timing huts provide a birds-eye view of competitions and feature a state-of-the-art precision timing and photo finish system. Our spectator pavilion has views of the Competition Lake and seats 1000 people.