Henley Island


63 Main St.
St. Catharines

75th Annual CSSRA

June 2-4, 2023

Thank You!

Thanks to all the athletes, coaches, parents, community supporters & volunteers!


The dates are set for 2023 and while some of you may be enjoying Fall weather on the water it is starting to feel like winter is on the way.  With indoor training for highschool students across Canada and the US commencing, it is goal setting time! We invite you to check out the past results for inspiration.  June 2-4, 2023 is the 76th annual CSSRA.  We look forward to welcoming you back to St Catharines and Henley Island.  We will be updating the site with important news and dates through the winter. Please check out our social media for news & updates.

Be a part of this exciting regatta as we welcome athletes, parents and future Olympians!


Please read these important notices & updates to the 2023 CSSRA regarding Progression changes and entry fee’s

Reports & Results

2022 Preliminary draw now posted.


List of Finals Events Sunday, June 5 2022.


All races are Open to any Collegiate, High School or Secondary School in the World.

Did you Know?

The Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association was formed to organize and run the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Championships. The founding members were Claude Saunders, Doug Wells, Harry Kaysmith, Norm Adams, Dr. Tice and Alec Champion.



“Rowing coaches do more before 8am than most people do all day.”
Here is your dedicated coach hub for rules, regulations, weather contingencies etc.



Without your support & dedication to your child’s passion for rowing, we wouldn’t be here! We hope the FAQs & tourism info helps to make your CSSRA experience amazing!

course maps

Course maps for training + race days will be in coaches regatta packages and posted around the island. For the safety of all please ensure your crews and coxswains review them.

Let's Get Social & join us on the 'gram

We love to like, share, tag crews, coaches, volunteers & even parents when they aren’t looking. Please join us and tag #CSSRA2023 #RowCSSRA.


Looking Back on 75 years of racing

Fond Memories

In 2022 we celebrated 75 years of CSSRA.  With a few gaps in racing years we fondly reflect back to the 1940’s. We invite you to share stories and photos from the past as we grow our library of memories. Please note, by sharing with CSSRA, your story and photos may be used online or in print to commemorate our celebrated athletes past and present.



Drone use

The use of drones during the CSSRA Championships by any School, Coach, spectator or Athlete is not allowed.  

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Schoolboy reboot kicks off this weekend

Schoolboy reboot kicks off this weekend

Day 1 of the post-COVID-19 recovery of the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association championships began this Friday at Henley Island with the 75th annual staging of the regatta. “Some people say that next year we will be back to normal but I think it is going to...

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Crossley sets gold standard at Welland regatta

Crossley sets gold standard at Welland regatta

E.L. Crossley Secondary School and high school athletes competing under the Niagara Falls Rowing Club banner were the big winners when the South Niagara Invitational was held for the first time in three years. Crossley won 14 medals, including 10 gold and four silver,...

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Registration open

Registration is now open for this years Championships May 31, June 1, 2 2019. Entry fees have stayed the same this year but we have increased the name change fee to $10.00 per change and the scratch fee to $75.00 Check the deadline dates to get your entries in on...

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