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.  

Practice Schedule 
Tuesday and Thursday 6:15-8pm, and Saturday 7-9am.  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.   
  Adult29 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. 

Sweep rowing will be the primary discipline of rowing at practice and regattas.  This does not mean sculling will not be an option.  Depending on number of rowers and interests, rowers can scull at practice and at regattas.

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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