About us

The Y Rowing Club is housed within 2 boat bays on the ground floor of the Park Function Centre on Albert Park Lake in Melbourne.

The Y Rowing Club was founded in 1910 to provide rowing opportunities for women.

While the Centre offers programs for all, membership is still open only to women.

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The Y Rowing Club has a long history in women's rowing. A comprehensive history of the club can be downloaded here:

International Success

The ‘Y’ has been at the forefront in popularising rowing for women. Its members were the first to represent Australia at World Championships and a Lightweight Four recorded Australian women’s first success at international level in 1979.

 

National and State Success

The Y Rowing Club attends many regattas across the state and interstate and has had success at State and National level in the past few years.

Social Rowing

If racing in Head, Sprint or Masters events doesn’t interest you the Y Rowing Club also offers an active social and beginner squad.

 

Child Safe Standards

The Y Rowing Club have adopted Rowing Victoria’s Child Safe Policy.

The safety of all children at our club is important to us All coaches and senior club members hold current Working with Children checks.

National Success

The Y Rowing Club won gold in the Women’s Coxless 4 in 2014 and Silver in 2014

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In the spirit of reconciliation the Y Rowing Club acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.