Our junior, senior and masters rowers make Ballarat City Rowing Club the vibrant and competitive club we are today. We welcome new members whether complete beginners or national level athletes.



A Proud History

Formed in 1870, Ballarat City Rowing Club is one of Australia's oldest rowing clubs. With success at the local, state, national and international level we have a proud competitive history . 

On the Eastern shore of Lake Wendouree the Club has been a focus of rowing in Ballarat for over 140 years, including hosting rowing teams during the 1956 Olympic Rowing Regatta.

Ballarat city rower Rachael taylor after winning a silver medal at the SYDNEY olympic games

Ballarat city rower Rachael taylor after winning a silver medal at the SYDNEY olympic games

Ballarat City Today

BCRC 2015 State Champ WC8+

Our rowers have competed throughout Victoria and interstate during the past season.

We cater for school, club and masters rowers striving to achieve their rowing goals with our members winning medals at the State Championships, State Masters Championships and National Masters Championships in recent years.

We train throughout the week on the water and mix this with land training including ergos and in the club gym.

Rowing at Ballarat City today ›

Awards Night 2017

Pres. danny elliott and sam oostendorp Junior oarsman 2017

Ballarat city rowing club annual dinner 2017

Ballarat city rowing club annual dinner 2017