Nanaimo Rowing Club

Our clubhouse is located on Long Lake in Nanaimo, BC, where we are able to train almost year-round.  Our members range in age from 12-75 years old.  We have a strong group of competitive junior rowers and a small but enthusiastic group of masters (that's anyone over 21 years old!).

Bottle drive - Sunday May 7 at 9:30 am. Collections will go to the Hayes Road location.

Nanaimo Junior Sprints Regatta - Saturday, May 27

Boathouse meeting - Thursday, June 1

NRC AGM and Awards - Saturday, June 10

Thank you to everyone for making our beer and burger/silent auction a success. We raised about $2500 towards the purchase of a new quad. Please check out the list of our generous sponsors.

Juniors Rowers having a great start to the Spring season
At Duelling Over a Grand at Elk Lake, our Junior C quad placed first and our Junior A boy's double placed second. Full results were posted on Nanaimo News Now.

At the Maple Bay Regatta the club won the boys and overall points total.

Superstore Fundraiser - congratulations to all our juniors and parents. We raised $1134.80, with $133.20 going to the Superstore charity and the balance to NRC.

Unique Advertising Opportunity

We are offering businesses a limited opportunity for one of 65 advertising spots.  For $350 businesses can purchase the right to a 9 inch long by 4.5 inch high logo spot on our boat trailer for a period of three years. Check out our letter and please pass on to any business owners you might know. For more information please email us at

2017 Schedule of Events is on the Regattas/Events page

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Boathouse at Long Lake

Together with the Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club we have formed the Long Lake Flatwater Training Centre Society  (LLFWTC) so we can jointly raise funds to build a new boathouse for rowing and paddling sports at Loudon Park, Long Lake, Nanaimo, BC.  With the support of the city we are taking a phased approach with the first priority for boat storage.

Any cash donations you make towards the cause in the amount of $20 or more are eligible for a tax receipt.  To make an online donation click here.  For more information or questions email us at

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Here is our current schedule...  


Junior summer learn to rows - registration through parks and rec is now open.

Junior spring rowing - season started February 1 (despite the weather). Will be a mix of dryland and on the water (weather permitting)

Adult Rowing - first class scheduled for May is filling up. Details on Learn to Row -> Adults page.

Adult on-water training -  Monday and  Wednesday at 6:00 pm and Sunday at 9:00 am

Thrifty Foods Smile Card program - see Fundraising

Thinking about trying rowing? Email us at for more information.

For more info check out our Regattas/Events page...

"We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia."
Nanaimo Rowing,
Apr 21, 2016, 12:39 PM
Nanaimo Rowing,
Nov 12, 2015, 7:29 PM