Competitive Rowing Program for Adults

The Indianapolis Rowing Center operates year round but the boathouse is only open during the rowing months (March-November).  On the water programs typically begin in April and will run through early  November.  According to USRowing, “A Master is a competitor who has attained or will attain the age of 21 during the current calendar year."  Please refer to the Competitive Masters Handbook for further qualifications and expectations.  

Winter Training - November - March
Masters rowers move indoors for the winter. 
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm, Saturday 8-10am
Register Here
6210 Technology Center Drive, Indianapolis, IN. 46077

Annual Winter Race in Sarasota
Join the fun in the sun at the Sarasota Invitational February 24.  
Register here

On the Water Practice Schedule - April - November
Tuesday and Thursday 6:15-8pm, and Saturday 8-10am.  Both sweep and sculling will be done at all practices.  Tuesday will primarily focus on technique and Thursday will primarily focus on race preparation.

    Competitive Masters Rowing Coaches

    Program Fees
    • Coaches stipends·         
    • Gas for the coaches launch(es)·         
    • Insurance to cover the Rowing Center owned equipment being used·         
    • Equipment maintenance expenses to repair/maintain equipment being used·         
    Depreciation of equipment, so that we can replace current equipment
    Regatta travel expenses are NOT included in the program fee.   
       Adult 29 or younger 




    Program Option






    This program is for any rower interested in competing during the current calendar year.  There are requirements to meet before joining the program. .

    Financial Assistance - there are opportunities for financial assistance for membership and program fees.  Click HERE for more information.

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    Contact Us
    The Indianapolis Rowing Center boathouse is located inside Eagle Creek Park on Eagle Creek Reservoir.  
    The IRC director maintains an office in the Eagle Creek Park Office Building.

    Boathouse Address - no packages
    7350 Eagle Beach Drive
    Indianapolis, IN  46254
    (317) 991-1829   

    IRC Directors Office - packages
    Andrew Purdie, Executive Director
    7840 W. 56th St.
    Indianapolis, IN  46254

    Postal Address
    Indianapolis Rowing Center 
    PO Box 53223
    Indianapolis, IN  46220
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