Cleveland's Premier Adult Rowing Club
Established 1989

WRRA Memberships

Choose from a variety of rowing programs
and non-rowing activities

The Western Reserve Rowing Association (WRRA) is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization with over 500 members. We are affiliated with the Cleveland Rowing Foundation (CRF), a consortium of high school, collegiate, and adult rowing clubs that owns and operates boathouse facilities in Rivergate Park on the Cuyahoga River.

Membership in WRRA is open to all adults age 18 and up, even those who have never rowed before! Those who wish to join may do so by registering for one of our rowing programs or non-rowing activities.

The WRRA Memberships listed below describe what is in the various membership classes. Generally speaking, the appropriate membership will be included in the cost of your selected program.

There are two major classes of WRRA Membership: Voting Members and Non-Voting Associate Members.

Full Voting Membership

This membership includes voting privileges on all matters brought before the WRRA Membership and is sold to those who register for programs that utilize WRRA-owned equipment.

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Basic Voting Membership

This Membership includes voting privileges on all matters brought before the WRRA Membership and is sold to those who register for programs that do not utilize WRRA-owned equipment. This Membership is also sold to those registering for non-rowing programs who wish to be Voting Members of WRRA.

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Basic Non-Voting Associate Membership

This Membership does not include voting privileges, and provided to those who register for non-rowing Programs who do not wish to be WRRA Voting Members.

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We have rowing programs that will fit just about every type of rower -- new to the sport or an old pro, sweep or scull, just for fun or highly competitive, and everything in between. Check out below to see the specific programs WRRA currently offers.

Summer Rowing League - If you are brand-new to the sport of rowing, or just looking for a way to have some fun in the sun once a week, our Summer Rowing League might be exactly what you're looking for. Learn more

General Sweeps - Looking to get back into rowing after a short (or not-so-short) hiatus?  Have you enjoyed learning the basics in SRL but hunger for a little more coaching and on-water time?  One of our more advanced General Sweeps programs might be just the ticket. Learn more

Recreational - The Recreational team is a transitional program for those looking to garner a little more on-water time.  program will offer coached rowing with an emphasis on technique and time to enjoy being outdoors on the river.  It is for those rowers that want to get out on the river and row with some coaching, lower stroke ratings, and no emphasis on racing. Learn more

Performance - The Performance team is a transitional program for those looking to garner a little more direction and on-water time. The program will offer coached rowing with an emphasis on fitness and performance. This is for the rower that likes to get a good workout, row at higher stroke ratings, and is looking to refine their rowing technique. Learn more

Masters Competitive - The WRRA Masters team is our most competitive and rowing-intensive program yet. Get high-level coaching three times a week, travel to regattas to show WRRA pride against local, regional, and national  competitors, and get into great physical shape to boot! Learn more

General Sculling - Get certified as an independent sculler or independent pair to take advantage of sculling on one of the most challenging and exciting rivers around. Learn more