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Detroit Boat Club Crew

Founded in 1839, The Detroit Boat Club Crew is the oldest rowing club in North America. Its mission is dedicated to the education and promotion of rowing throughout Metro Detroit.


Sponsored by Friends of Detroit Rowing, a 501c3 organization, and a GuideStar Silver Seal of Transparency recipient, the Detroit Boat Club Crew provides competitive and recreational programs for men and women of all ages and abilities, as well as training opportunities for rowers competing on national, international, and Olympic levels.


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The Detroit Boat Club Crew Crew offers racing programs for Junior, U23, Masters, and Para-athletes.



Want to try rowing? We offer Learn-to- Row opportunities for middle-school and high school students as well as adults and groups.



Friends of Detroit Rowing is a 501c3 organization dedicated to restoring the Belle Isle Boathouse, maintaining state-of-the-art rowing equipment, supporting individual athletes, and the growth of rowing throughout the region.




Belle Isle Boat House | E. Picnic Way 

Detroit, MI 48207


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