Friday, August 22, 2014
175TH ANNIVERSARY BANQUET
To kick off the celebration, the 175th Anniversary Banquet will be held at Detroit’s Atheneum Hotel.
U.S. Olympic Committee
This event will not only honor the club’s significant milestone, but also the 1940 Olympic rowing team, whose dreams were never realized due to World War II.
Room block available until midnight
August 1, 2014. Phone:
Shuttles available for Saturday and
Saturday, August 23,2014
A three hour tour aboard the Ovation Yacht along the same river that has propelled innumerable crews.
300 guests are invited to join Friends of Detroit Rowing on a trip that will stop in front of the Boat Club for photo opportunities on Saturday afternoon.
12:30 - 3:30 pm
Departure & Return at:
Jefferson Beach Marina
Embarkation Point 12:00 pm
Debarkation Point 3:30 pm
Lunch and Cocktails included
Arrange with hotel shuttle for
transportation to and from hotel.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
DETROIT BOAT CLUB CREW OPEN HOUSE
Open house and Sunday brunch at the Boathouse – Tour the building and the boathouse to see where today’s rowers continue to train and compete.
Experience 175 years of historical photos and memorabilia on the Detroit Boat Club Crew History Walk.
8:00 am Morning row
Bagels , Juice, and beverages
Tour and brunch
We will christen the following:
William P. Thrope
John & Art McKinlay
Mac and Cathy Nash
are $130 for all 3 175th Anniversary events
Tickets are $75 for the 175TH Anniversary Banquet
Tickets are $75
for the Ovation Yacht Cruise.
Tickets are $20
for the Detroit Boat Club Crew Open