Karaimu str. 73, LT-21104
The sport of rowing in Lithuania has deep and long traditions. Rowing was first practiced in Klaipeda in 1885, and then it spread all over Lithuania.
In Trakai, rowing regattas have been organized since 1928, and in 1962 the idea was born to organize an international AMBER OARS regatta. Until 2016 the Trakai venue hosted many national and international regattas, including the following FISA events and regattas:
- World Rowing Junior Championships 2002;
- FISU World University Championships 2006;
- World Rowing Masters Regatta 2008;
- World Rowing U23 Championships 2012;
- World Rowing Junior Championships 2013;
- European Rowing Junior Championships 2016.
The regatta venue is located in a unique place. Trakai city and its surrounding areas are listed as a UNESCO Historical Heritage Site. The rowing course is located on a natural lake, Lake Galve.
Please be aware, that temporary tents may only be erected with the written permission of the OC. The regatta venue and Rowing Centre provides world class facilities for competitors and spectators:
- A 8 lane rowing course;
- Finish tower;
- Conference Hall;
- Fitness Room;
- Showers and Sauna;
A locker room will be available in the Rowing Centre for competitors to leave their bags during training or racing days. An athletes’ rest area is located in the gym on the first floor of Rowing Centre.