Cleveland's Premier Adult Rowing Club
Established 1989

Rowing in Cleveland

We have programs that will fit just about every type of rower, new and experienced -- Summer & Fall Rowing Leagues, Recreational, Masters Competitive, and Sculling. Outreach programs include Veterans & Military Rowing League, Para & Adaptive Rowing

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Try Rowing

Never rowed before but would like to give it a try? WRRA has been training Clevelanders how to row since 1989. Learn to Rows are half day instructional sessions that introduce new rowers to the sport on the Cuyahoga River.

Learn to row


WRRA operational costs are not insignificant. Dues and fees alone are not sufficient to cover the cost of all programs. In order to achieve its mission while keeping costs at a sustainable level, WRRA relies on donations -- both on the individual and corporate level. Several options are available to get involved.

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Latest News

Rowing SQL & CQL Recertification Meetings

February 17, 2015

I know you're dying to attend your safety level re-certifications. Wait no longer!  Same rules; different year. To maintain your safety status you …

Equipment Care & Maintenance Workshop

February 12, 2015

February 21st -- 10am - 11:30am    “Hands on!” ­ A workshop to give rowers hands­on experience with equipment                 ● Learn how to identi…

26th Annual Hammer Ergatta

February 11, 2015

The 26th Annual Hammer Indoor Rowing Race will take place on this coming Sunday, February 15th in the Horsburgh Gymnasium on the CWRU campus. Take par…