BCRC Members Handbook


Ballarat Rowing 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 149 years, including hosting rowing teams during the 1956 Olympic Rowing Regatta.

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Ballarat City Rowing Success

State champions FEMALE c grade eight 2018

State champions FEMALE 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 ›


BCRC Award Winners 2019

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Congratulations to BCRC Award Winners 2019:

Most Improved Rower -  Lisa Mentz

Club Person of the Year - Brad Jessup (Sue Peacock pictured accepting on his behalf)

Most Successful Senior Rower - Kathy Lloyd

Most Successful Junior Rower - Felix Oliver


Anthony Edwards

Five-time olympian, triple olympic medallist, world champion and six-time australian national champion and past member of BAllarat City Rowing Club

Five-time olympian, triple olympic medallist, world champion and six-time australian national champion and past member of BAllarat City Rowing Club