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 Olympics.

 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

  State champions women's c grade eight 2018

State champions women's c grade eight 2018

Our rowers have competed throughout Victoria and interstate and at regattas in New Zealand and the UK.

Ballarat City caters for school, club and masters rowers all striving to achieve their rowing goals. Our members have won medals at State Championships, State Masters Championships and National Masters Championships.

We train throughout the week both on and off the water with land training including Concept II rowing machines and strength training in the club gym.

Rowing at Ballarat City today ›

Winter Rowing 2018

Youth Sculling & Rowing Academy

The 2018 Youth Sculling & Rowing Academy has now commenced and is no longer taking registrations.  Thank you to all youth rowers who have registered for the Academy


Adult Learn2Row Program

The April/May Learn2Row program has now commenced.  Thank you to all those who registered for this program.

For further information on this program, please visit our Learn2Row web page.