Support the Detroit Boat Club Crew

You can help provide the operational funding required to substantially grow competitive, adaptive, and recreational rowing in Southeast Michigan. 


With your support, Friends of Detroit Rowing will continue to develop young athletes, support healthy lifestyles for adults, and improve the quality of life for differently abled rowers.

Thank you 

The Future of Rowing 

This matching campaign is designed to support the development of a world class coaching residency and retention program, provide competitive scholarships for Detroit area youth, and enhance current operational funding required to maintain the excellence of youth and adult competitive, adaptive, and recreational rowing.

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Boathouse Master Plan

Support the preservation and expansion of the Belle Isle Boathouse building and site in order to create a sustaining model for the continued existence of rowing in Detroit, thereby generating opportunities to enhance the physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional well-being of youth and adults in metropolitan Detroit.


Help our athletes reach their true competitive potential. Please support DBCC's  expanded annual funding initiatives designed to offset the considerable wear-and-tear on boats, oars, and other equipment, and to keep our teams performing at the highest levels. 

Athletes - Junior and Masters 

Keep our talented athletes on the water and help guarantee they can meet the high cost of travel to races or the funding required to attend elite camps across the United States and around the world at the junior and masters level.