About WRC

Wilmington Rowing Center is for passionate racers and recreational rowers alike. Together we enjoy a spacious boathouse located on Wilmington’s Riverfront with an easy-to-access dock on the Christina River. Our club is a community of dedicated members that are enthusiastic about the sport of rowing.

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Learn To Row

Unlike many other sports, rowing can be learned at any age and fitness level. Taking an introductory Learn-to-Row class at Wilmington Rowing Center is a great way to get fit, have fun, and enjoy the beauty of the river against the backdrop of the beautiful Wilmington Riverfront.

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Join WRC

Become a member of Wilmington Rowing Center and join a group of people in their pursuit of the ultimate team and lifelong sport… rowing. We welcome everyone, both masters and novices. “Learn-to-Row” sessions teach you the basics of rowing and after completion, you can join our recreational and racing groups.

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Sprint to the Finish Capital Campaign

Since 1984, WRC has been the incubator of the modern era of rowing on the Christina River. We’ve come from humble beginnings to a new, modern boathouse in the Southbridge area after 30 years of sustaining the spirit and vision of our founders. We now need to provide the resources for the next generation of rowers.
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Getting Started?

New to the area and looking for a place to row? Maybe you’ve decided to try out rowing to see what all the excitement is about.


Learn More About What WRC has to Offer.  WRC is increasing membership for both experienced and novice rowers. Stop by one of our open house times to learn more about rowing and take a tour of our boat house.

What:  WRC Open House Schedule

When: Saturday 10:30-12:00
February 11, 18, 25,  March 4, 18


Diamond States 25th Anniversary Regatta

July 25-26, 2015
Noxontown Pond, Middletown DE

Click here for Calendar showing all events and classes.


In the News

Coaching at WRC – Jamie Gordon

This summer WRC members have had the pleasure of being coached by Jamie Gordon.  Jamie has been coaching for many years and is experienced in working with all levels of rowers in improving their skills.  He has been working with the Mens Racing Team, WRCs Experienced...

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Fall Regattas – Come enjoy great rowing

The fall racing season is off to a great start.  WRC has active members that love to row and race.  Below are the regattas that we are scheduled to attend.  Men and Women Sweep, Competitive Scullers all participate in the fall racing season.  Come on out to one of the...

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Any questions? Drop us a line!

Interested in our Learn-to-Row classes, how to join, or would like someone to contact you about the benefits of membership at WRC?


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