The race course is 1850m long, with the start line at the northwest end of Elk Lake and the finish line at Eagle Beach, between the boathouse and the Pat Bay Highway.
- an Albano course with 4 lines of buoys, creating 6 lanes each with a line of buoys on one side.
- 500m, 1000m, and 1500m are marked with large yellow inflatable cubes (1m) (outside the course). The distance markers are placed so that the 2nd 500m is short (350m).
- 250, 750, 1250m are marked with round orange buoys (outside the course).
Start line: Each lane has a boatholding platform, allowing for held starts.