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Masters Rowing

ARC offers both competitive and recreational training opportunities for adults. All rowers are coached to gain fitness, power and speed while continuing to improve technique. Everyone is encouraged to participate in local scrimmages and regional regattas scheduled by the coaching team. Those wishing to compete should be committed to train hard and be willing to travel to selected races. Rowers who cannot or do not want to commit to racing receive the same training.

Both morning and evening practices are offered, and members may row at either time, or may switch between morning and evening practices. Rowers are requested to arrive 15 minutes prior to start time to warm up and get organized.

Cost Per Season

Masters athletes can sign up for two options:

In the spring, summer and fall, athletes can choose from 10 different practices a week


Graduate Students

Grad students welcome. Full time grad students receive a $100 discount on seasonal dues.

Guest Rowers

Unsure? - If you are an experienced rower new to the area and looking for a place to row but are not sure of your level of commitment, we offer a free week of rowing as a test drive before you sign up.

Visiting? - If you are visiting the Capital Region and need your rowing fix, stop by ARC! ARC offers experienced rowers the chance to row in any of our adult programs while in the Albany area. The guest rower fee is $15 per boating. Guest rowers must sign an ARC waiver and release form. Please pay by check made out to Albany Rowing Center and give to the coach of the session.