Our Members

Melbourne Rowing Club aims to provide a friendly environment where the emphasis is on improving fitness and skill in preparation for racing. We have a range of squads that you can join depending on your skill, age and training goals.

Our members include men and women of all ages from beginners to masters, through to state and national champions. We are proud of the diversity and contribution of all our members to keep the club alive, growing and a great place to be.

Participation

Being a member at Melbourne Rowing Club means a lot more than just rowing. Our members contribute to the financial and social fabric of the club in the following ways:

Voluntary coaching fees that contribute to boat purchases

Voluntary coaching of younger and newer rowers

Committee membership

Organising social functions and fund raisers

There are many ways to make the most of your membership at MRC and we welcome your feedback.

Benefits

Depending on your membership type, benefits include;

  • Use of rowing equipment
  • Use of club facilities
  • Use of club gym equipment
  • Participation in club fitness programs
  • A friendly and active social environment

Joining

If you're interested in joining MRC, you will need to arrange two current committee membersto counter-sign your membership application form and then send it to the club with the first year's membership fees (note that the minimum joining period is one year).

MRC Member Application Form MRC Member Application Form (360 KB)

Statement of Purposes and Rules Statement of Purposes and Rules (70 KB)

Membership options

Melbourne Rowing Club is a competitive club and membership options are based on your level of participation. You can upgrade or downgrade your membership at any time.

  • Coxswain

  • $88.00

    per year

  • Non-rowing membership
  • For dedicated coxswains
  • Rowing Victoria affiliation
  • Public liability insurance
  • Associate

  • $77^

    per year

  • Non-rowing membership
  • For social members
  • Participation in club fitness programs
  • Access to social functions
  • Student +

  • $357.50*

    per year

  • Rowing membership
  • Use of the club gym equipment
  • Participation in club fitness programs
  • Use of the rowing equipment
  • Use of the club facilities
  • Senior

  • $539.00*

    per year

  • Rowing membership
  • Use of the club gym equipment
  • Participation in club fitness programs
  • Use of the rowing equipment
  • Use of the club facilities

*Joining fee applies for new members. Students $110, Seniors $165.
+ Students must be full time and under 25.
^ A joining fee will be charged if a Social Member regrades to Senior or Student membership.

RV Affliation and insurance

Rowing Victoria affiliation and public liability insurance is included in your rowing memberships and coxswain only membership.