Regatta Venue

Račice is a unique sport area with parameters that meet the requirements for the top canoeing and rowing events and training camps. The convenient location in the heart of Europe, just 60 km north of Prague, modern facilities and moderate climate make it an ideal venue for international sport events.

The total lenght of 2 350 m allows to organize all canoeing events from 200 m up to 1 000 m, or 2 000 m for rowing. Except for the main channel, the venue features also a return channel. It is connected with the main channel approximately in the middle of total length and enables a better and more fluent traffic on the venue.

The area is equipped with a five floor finish tower, a boathouse, changing rooms for athletes, showers, hotel, large parking space, administrative buildings, modern conference room, restaurant and a grandstands for up to 5 000 spectators.

The venue is surrounded by 5 km long asphalt road.

Technical Parametres

  • Total lenght: 2 350 m
  • Total width of the main channel: 130 m
  • Total width of the return channel: 30 m
  • Depth: 3,5 - 4 m
  • Number of line: 8 lines of 9 m
  • System: Albano
  • Total expanse of the area: 73 ha