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.

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  • WRC Annual Awards Night

    Spring Season is almost here!   Celebrate the past year of fun and hard work, and catch up with friends for the upcoming season in the Kalmar Nyckel’s new facility!  The ...
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Sprint to the Finish Capital Campaign

In the News

Dragon Boats on the Christina!

This spring a Dragon Boat race is going to take place on the Christina River and all members of WRC are invited to participate! On Saturday, May 30th the Riverfront Development Corporation is sponsoring a fundraiser for the Delaware... read more

Santa Row – 2014!

Fellow Santa Rowers, Fourteen years and still going strong! The weather was not looking so good, but you did it again!   Launching was even a little on the warm side, and the river was like glass.  Then the rains arrived, but it never... read more

Head of the Christina

The finish line beckoned as the long, slender sweep boat glided forward, its eight rowers pulling their oars with beautiful precision as the coxswain urged them on. “One! Two! Three!” she barked. “This is a sprint. Almost... read more

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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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