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. Several options are available to get involved.

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Latest News

WRRA Welcomes New Programs Director, Lexi Pappadakes

March 1, 2019

WRRA is pleased to announce the return of Lexi Pappadakes to the WRRA family! Lexi has accepted the position of Program Director, effective February 2…

WRRA Job Posting - Program Director

January 25, 2019

Update: This position has been filled. Thank you! Western Reserve Rowing Association (WRRA) is searching for a Program Director to manage the daily p…

2018 Annual Meeting

November 7, 2018

The ANNUAL MEETING of members of the Western Reserve Rowing Association will be held SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - Noon at Flat Iron Café …