Champion Lakes Regatta Centre
Champion Lakes Regatta Centre (generally referred to as Champion Lakes) is a man-made aquatic sporting facility south of Perth, Western Australia in the suburb of Champion Lakes. It cost approximately over 30 million dollars to build. It is an international standard facility for rowing, kayaking and dragon boat racing and includes a 2,000 metre buoyed course for competition.
The facility is owned by VenuesWest is situated adjacent to Tonkin Highway. It was officially opened on 30 January 2009.
The establishment of the Champion Lakes Regatta Centre has provided students from schools like Kelmscott Senior High to participate in rowing competitions held most Saturdays during the school year. Not only is it used by schools but it is also open to the public all days of the week.
Planned future events at the facility include the Australian Rowing Championships in March 2012.
- Champion Lakes Regatta Centre brochure Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
- Armadale Redevelopment Authority Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine
- City of Armadale Newsletter June 2007 Archived June 26, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
- "World class rowing venue opened at Champion Lakes". thewest.com.au. 30 January 2009. Archived from the original on 23 May 2009. Retrieved 3 August 2009.
- Champion Lakes Regatta Centre website Archived April 26, 2012, at the Wayback Machine