Cleveland's Premier Adult Rowing Club
Established 1989

The boathouse is excited to announce winter erging sessions! With the goal of providing everyone the opportunity to safely erg at the boathouse, we will be offering two sessions depending on your WRRA membership in 2020:

Rowed Fall and Spring of 2020
  • This program will be run by WRRA
  • Date: February 16th - March 27th, Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm and Saturday at 8am
  • Details: You must sign up to reserve your slot. Max ergs per session is 27 (3 pods available). You will erg in your designated pod(s).
  • Cost: $0 fee for rowers who paid summer and fall assessments in 2020
  • Required Waiver: 2021 waiver and Covid-19 procedures located at
  • Sign Up: Email Sharon at
  • If you have signed up and will be rowing the week of Feb 23-27, please fill out this form. Check days that you will attend. Max limit is 27. Uncheck if something comes up and you can no longer attend. 

Did NOT Row Fall and Spring of 2020
  • This program will be run by CRF
  • Date: February 15th - March 27th, Monday and Wednesday at 6pm and Saturday at 8am
  • Capacity: Due to COVID restrictions, a maximum of 27 participants, or three pods of 9, may sign up.
  • Cost: $90 payable to "CRF" via check. This fee will cover a certified CQL coach on site who will create a structured program which will include providing a work out, ensuring all COVID procedures are followed, and locking up the facility after each session. (Note: This fee does not apply towards any 2021 WRRA program fees.)
  • Required Waiver: 2021 waiver and Covid-19 procedures located at
  • Sign Up: Email Kirk at

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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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.

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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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