Competitive and recreational rowing on the Oakland Estuary

who we are

The East Bay Rowing Club is dedicated to making rowing accessible to all. We believe in creating enduring relationships among our rowers as we serve our diverse community. We are proud of sponsoring and encouraging scholastic rowing programs in Oakland schools.

No Experience? No Problem

We welcome all levels. On any given morning, we have everything from first-time rowers to former national team members down at the boathouse.

Check out our FAQs.

Experienced coaching

We have a diverse set of dedicated and talented coaching staff to help all our teams achieve their goals on the water.

Meet our coaches

We train for fitness and competition

Our novice, club, and competitive teams offer rowers of different skills and ambitions the possibility to further their technique and experience as well as compete locally and nationally.

Check out our race results.

Summer Youth Rowing Camp

Summer camp sessions start June 11 for novice and experienced rowers.

Sign up!

From The Blog

Gold Rush 2018

Seventeen entries.

1 First place 
6 Second places
3 Third places


81 Years Young – Two World Records. What’s Next?

Meet Joan. She’s 81. She holds the 5K Master’s World Record and most meters rowed in 30 minutes for her age category on the ergometer (rowing machine). Joan says it’s a worthy accomplishment; but she has other goals in mind. She wants to row faster on the water and more efficiently. And she has a plan to make that happen. Joan says she’s not competitive. But we say she embodies the competitive spirit. (more…)