Bainbridge Island Rowing offers a variety of sweep and sculling opportunities, for recreation as as well as for racing, for Open/Masters rowers (age 19 and above) with prior rowing experience or at least one learn-to-row session under their belts.
All qualified, paid-up BIR Masters are welcome at all rows. Check with the coach if you have questions about which program is best for your experience and skill level. Qualified visitors are welcome to row for free up to two times.
If you plan to row, go to the relevant Doodle calendar (see Masters/Sweep Programs) and sign up in advance, to assist coaches in preparing line-ups. Feel free to contact the coaches or coordinators noted below for additional information.
For information about learn-to-row classes, see the Learn To Row page.
For details about the different sweep rowing programs, see Masters/Sweep Programs.
Rowers new to BIR must complete a float test before rowing or provide a copy of one from a previous rowing organization.
Small boat storage
A very limited number of rack spaces are available to current BIR members for non-BIR boats (singles and doubles). For details, see the 2012 Boat Storage Agreement form (also good for 2013). Rack fee fees for the year may be paid all at once ($300) or in three $100 installments due March 1, June 1, and September 1.
Questions about Masters rowing? Contact Masters Coordinator, Merry Palmer.
Please note that Bainbridge Island Rowing is also a participating agency in One Call for Call. When you get your red envelope in the mail, you may make a donation directly to BI Rowing on the form. Bainbridge Island Rowing will also get a portion of the total donated to Undesignated, now called Community Pool Fund, based on how many people donate to BI Rowing through the pledge year.