Welcome to MenDOta Rowing Club
Building a diverse community of life-long rowers!
As Madison's oldest community rowing club, our members come from all walks of life. Rowing
out of the Bernard-Hoover boathouse on beautiful Lake Mendota, we
offer opportunities to both sweep and scull. We have programs
for rowers interested in high level competition, those new to rowing,
and for those that fall in between.
We believe rowing should be
accessible, affordable, and that multiple generations should have the
opportunity to experience the fun and healthy lifestyle of rowing
Learn to Row
Our one-month Learn To Row classes provide a unique opportunity to learn the foundations of rowing on beautiful Lake Mendota. Our classes are designed for people of all abilities and ages (14 & up). Join other beginning rowers who are excited to get out on the water, connect with new people, improve their fitness, and try something new!
Classes meet for 2 hours, twice a week, for four weeks at our boathouse (622 E Gorham St), in James Madison Park. Classes are available in May, June, and July. Registration is currently open for 2019 classes.
National Learn to Row Day, Saturday, June 1st
Curious about rowing, but not sure you're ready for a class? Come join us for National Learn to Row Day, sponsored by USRowing and Concept2. You'll tour the boathouse, learn a little rowing technique on dry land, and then go for a short outing in an 8-person rowing shell (weather permitting). Experienced rowers will be in the shell with you, keeping the boat steady and making sure you get back to dock!
MRC is looking for a variety of coaches. Check out the options.
Check out our calendar for practice times, yoga classes, and other MRC events.
Around the Boathouse
Become a member
Mendota Rowing Club is a non-profit 501c organization. Make your tax deductible donation today.
Next Board meeting
Tuesday May 14 at 6:30pm
Current members are welcome to attend our Board Meetings.
If you would like to include any item on the agenda, please contact the club president at least 3 days prior to the meeting.
Changes to the meeting day or time will be posted here.
PowerPoint Presentation from the 2019 Annual General Meeting
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