Welcome To Hayat Durrani Water Sports Academy


Water Sports in Balochistan

Water Sports first time in the history of Balochistan was started with rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Rowing & Boating in Balochistan under the banner of Hayat Durrani Water Sports Academy  (HDWSA) at Hanna Lake Quetta in 1986.


Thanks to Pakistan Customs Sports Board Quetta for Main Sponssorship of the activities of  HDWSA at Hanna Lake Training base Quetta.

Mohammad Abubakar Durrani Pakistan"s Junior Kayaking Champion since 2007 and Player of the Year Award, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010,2011,2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

 HDWSA  an academy for new generation to protect them from drug abuse and other harmfull social activities , a mission to creat the scence of patriotism in new generation.

 Hayat Durrani Water Sports Academy (HDWSA)


HDWSA is the only water sports training academy / Center at Hanna Lake in Balochistan where is all kind of facilities for Kayaking, Canoeing and Rowing are available for HDWSA and all the member of PCSB, BCA, BRA BSA affiliated with Pakistan Canoe and Kayak Federation / ICF, ACC and Pakistan Rowing Federation (Islamabad) and Pakistan Sailing Federation.

(HDWSA) The Foundation stone of Old HDWSA Boat House was laid on 14-08-1986 In a ceremony held on the Eve of 1st Independence Day Rowing and Canoeing Championship Quetta 14th August 1986 by:- Mr. Hayatullah Khan Durrani.(Pride-of-Performance) (Chief Executive HDWSA Boat House Hanna Lake) and Malik Abdul Rahim Babai. (Chairman HDWSA Boat House Hanna Lake). Constructions of Stairs and Floating pontoon held on 22nd April 1995 before the holding of 1st National Rowing Championship Organized by HDWSA under the patronage of Pakistan Rowing Federation & POA first time in the history of Balochistan held at Hanna Lake on the eve of XXV National Games Quetta 1995. HDWSA found in 1986 as non-profit earning water sports welfare Academy consisting of young boys and girls dedicated for the promotion of Kayaking, Rowing and Sailing sports in Balochistan to protect new generation from the critical abuse of drugs Providing them voluntarily with maximum healthy sporting opportunities by organizing training camps / National & Provincial level championships under the ages of Balochistan Canoeing, Sailing and Rowing Association's. 95 % of all the players receiving training facilities are students' of schools and Colleges of Balochistan. The Activities of HDWSA are financed by the self-help method donations/ subscriptions from the members & BCSB Quetta.



 Visit of Chairman Senate Sports of Pakistan to HDWSA.

Honourable Chairman Standing Committee Sports Senate of Pakistan senator Zafar Iqbal Chohdari accompanied by Addl’ Sec’ sports Isb, worthy Minister Sports, Secretary Sports and Director sports Government of Balochistan visited Hayat Durrani Water Sports Aacademy at Hanna Lake on 27th April 2007 to witness the performance of the players and activities of    HDWSA  /Rowing & Canoeing Associations sponsored by Customs Rowing and Canoeing Club and Customs Sports Board Quetta. 


The Chairman with delegation traveled in umpire motor boat in lake and witnesses the on water training of the players with Mr. Hayatullah Khan Durrani (Pride-of-Performance) Chief executive Hayat Durrani Water Sports Academy  ( HDWSA )   Hanna lake water sports training center, Secretary Customs Sports Board Quetta.     


Furthermore the Chairman Senate standing committee Sports meet the players who achieved one silver and four Bronze Medals in the 30th National Games 2007 Karachi. He expressed his full satisfaction on the training and facilities provided to the players by BRA and BCA sponsored by Customs Sports Board Quetta. He appreciated the role of Pakistan Customs Quetta and Hayatullah Khan Durrani (Pride-of-Performance) for promotion of water sports activities at Hanna Lake Quetta.                         


 Finally the Chairman meets the youngest Canoeist of Customs Rowing and Canoeing Club Quetta Master Mohammad Abubakar Durrani winner of Silver and one Bronze Medals in the 30th National Games canoeing events. Mohammad Abubakar Durrani is a first 13 years youngest Canoeist medal holder in the history of Pakistan National Games.