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Help us build a memorial for the men who gave their lives building the canal!

Welland Canal Workers' Historical Exhibit

Sunday, June 9, 2013

During the building of the Welland Canal from 1914-1932, 124 men tragically lost their lives while working in difficult and dangerous conditions. When the canal opened in 1932, the Federal Minister of Canals and Railways of the time committed to... full story >

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X-Fitness Owner Gino Arcaro has been coaching athletes for over 40 years

Athletes Need Training to Perform

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The WSTA is a regular contributor to the Welland Pelham Chamber of Commerce's News. This profile gives an in-depth look at X-Fitness, a 24-hour gym where NHL Hockey players and professional athletes train.... full story >

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The Aktiv Open Water Swim Race Series kicks off June 1st

Open Water Swim Series to Return to the Waterway

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The city of Welland will see an increase of tri-athletes and swimmers around town this summer as the Aktiv Open Water Swim Race Series is back with an additional 3 distances; Olympic Swim (1.5km), Sprint (750m) and Try-a-swim (500m) for their swim... full story >

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New Soccer Club, New Opportunities

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Elite Soccer Development, a soccer school based in Welland, has proved to be a leading soccer school through their emphasis on building a complete athlete through their developmental program created by founder Clayton Rosario. The school, designed... full story >

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The Niagara Divers Association celebrates it's 20th Annual Niagara Divers Symposium

Annual Niagara Divers Symposium

Monday, March 31, 2014

It will be a packed house in the Centennial Auditorium next weekend with the 20th Annual Niagara Divers Symposium is being held.There are six full length multi-media presentations by internationally renowned speakers, speaking on the topic of ship... full story >

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The 2014 Paralympic Games come to a close

End of the Paralympic Games

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The success of an athlete is generally measured by rankings, statistics and individual comparisons to the competition. Every two years the Olympic and Paralympic Games offers the world an opportunity to celebrate sport as a cultural event and define... full story >

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The 11th Paralympic Games begin March 7th

Paralympics are on this Week!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The 11th Paralympic games features athletes with physical disabilities. The games began on Friday March 7th and end on Sunday March 16th. Canada has the chance to earn a few more gold medals this week in Sochi as members of the Canadian Paralympic... full story >

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Get ready, Welland - the 12th annual Dragon Boat Festival is headed to our Flatwater Centre!

Vying for Victory: Dragonboat Races

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Welland will be hosting more spectators than athletes this weekend at the 12th annual Dragon Boat Festival at The Welland International Flatwater Centre.Dragon Boating has recently emerged as a popular summer sport throughout Canada for groups of... full story >

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The NIFL kicks off it's inaugural indoor season this year, with the Welland River Rats representing our city

New Lacrosse Team, Welland River Rats, Gain Honourary Captains

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

In the National Lacrosse League (NLL), the name Dr. Pat Maddalena has a very familiar ring. Although he retired from the world of lacrosse in 2013 for the field of Chiropractics, Pat's name is still remembered. What better way to honor a talented... full story >

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Former Soccer Club Repurposed

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The courts are busy almost every night, but as the summer comes in, so does new programming. The Niagara Sport and Social club has provided recreational sporting activities through leagues and tournaments for adults since the club opened in 2009.... full story >

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