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Rowaway Training Camps - Schinias Rowing Centre

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Rowaway Training Camps - Schinias Rowing Centre

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Schinias Rowing Centre is 35km from Athens and has hosted the 2004 Olympic Games, the 2008 European Rowing Championships and 2003 Junior World Rowing Championships.

Training packages can include transfers, hire of boats, accommodation and meals. Each package will be designed for your specific requirements. Coaching catamarans are available.

The Centre is one of three FISA approved training Centres in the World and welcomes teams of all levels; big or small groups. Camps are available from October through April which makes this a good location for your warm weather, winter camp.

Schinias Rowing Centre is also the official training base of the Greece National Rowing Federation



By Air: Athens International Airport “El. Venizelos” 35km. More than 60 airlines including many Low Cost Carriers

Transfers: Can be included in your packages

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Places of Interest


• The Tomb of the Athenians – approx. 1 km
• The Olympic Rowing Center – approx. 4km
• The Marathon Museum (Vrana) – approx. 7 km
• The starting point of the Marathon Run – approx. 7 km
• The Cave of Pan – approx. 9 km
• The Pine forest of Schinias – approx. 12 km
• The Port of Agia Marina – approx. 15 km
• The Dam and the Lake of Marathon – approx. 15 km
• The archaeological site of Ramnous – approx. 19 km
• The Port of Rafina – approx. 12 km
• The Temple of Artemis in Vravron Loutsa – approx 20km
• The Attica Zoo of Spata – approx. 25 km
• Athens City centre – approx. 40km (access through public transportation- bus stop right outside of the hotel)
• Nea Makri – the city right next to Marathon offers a wide range of restaurants, shopping centers, café etc.





Accommodation is available to suit all budget requirements.

On-Site Accommodation:
The main accommodation on offer is based at the rowing course. Rooms are dorm-style and the complex includes meeting rooms, dining and rest rooms. The gym and weights room are located in this block.  

Off-Site Accommodation:
There are a range of Hotels close by of all levels; budget, mid-range or 4 star. You can discuss these options at the time of inquiring.

All accommodations are offered with bed and breakfast with the option to have half or full board, made with fresh local produce.  

There is a 7 day a week catering service at the course which is managed by the chefs who are geared to cater for training athletes or alternatively, you can discuss your own meal plans in advance.

Training Camp packages could also include the opportunity to dine at some of the local, traditional restaurants.

Training Facilities

Training Facilities


Schinias Rowing and Canoeing Centre were specifically built for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Greece but hosted the 2003 Junior World Rowing Championships prior to being given approval by FISA and the Olympic Committees.

The facilities include a buoyed 8 lane 2,000 metre course with separate return channel.

As this is the home of the Greek National Rowing Team and a FISA approved training centre, the training facilities off the water are of International standard. There is a GYM, WEIGHTS ROOM and CONCEPT ergos.  
Boat Hire:
The Rowing boats include; Swift carbon racing shells, covering both Men & Women, LWT & HWT crews.  

Oars are also provided.



  • Chronis is currently a FISA mentor coach, and was for 15 years a Greek Senior, U23, Junior and Lightweight national team coach with his crews taking many medals at World Championships
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