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 ›

Autumn Sculling Program
April & May 2016

The Autumn Sculling Program is open for registrations from scullers from last years program and school rowers wanting to learn the skill of sculling. Training is scheduled for Sunday mornings and will occur in one of our large fleet of sculling boats including single, double and quad sculls.

The program emphasis is on achieving good sculling technique so that you can transition to completing your off season training (and racing if you’re keen) in a sculling boat. 

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When does the autumn sculling program start?Week 1. Sunday 10th April 10.30am. Orientation to boatshed and equipment. Introduction to sculling, boating by 11 – finish 12pm
Week 2. Sunday 17th April. 10.30am on water from 10.30 – finish 12pm
Sunday 24th April (no session this weekend)
Week 3. Sunday 1st May. 10.30am on water from 10.30 – finish 12pm
Week 4. Sunday 8th May. 10.30am on water from 10.30 – finish 12pm
Week 5. Sunday 15th May. 10.30am on water from 10.30 – finish 12pm
Week 6. Sunday  22nd May 10.30am on water from 10.30 – finish 12pm

I want to sign up – what do I need to do?
Find out more and register your interest here >