Renton Rowing Center
Renton Rowing Center encourages people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to discover community on and off the water.
At RRC, we believe that everyone should have access to participate in the great sport of rowing at the level that is most beneficial to them. We strive for every member of our community to develop a love of rowing, lifelong physical activity, and commitment to health. We believe that rowing offers an experience in which people can develop fundamental life skills in teamwork, communication, problem-solving, and self-discipline.
Anyone who wants to row should be able to do so, regardless of background or economic status. We recognize that rowing is a sport that has historically excluded many marginalized groups, and RRC is committed to creating opportunities in which people of all backgrounds and identities have the opportunity to safely participate fully in all that rowing has to offer.
We offer opportunities for adults of all ages. Membership is required for participation in intermediate and advanced programs or private boat storage.
New members must have completed a full Learn to Row class or obtain prior approval from the Executive Director based on other experience.
About our Roots
A Boathouse for the Renton Community
Created in 2014 with the help of the George Pocock Rowing Foundation, RRC is Renton's community boathouse. In January 2023, we re-launched RRC as an independent non-profit organization to better serve our community members and reach even more people through our sport. We are proud to serve an extremely diverse community of athletes and families, and promote water access for all.
Head Youth Coach
Assistant Youth Coach & Masters Coach
Youth, Masters, and Learn to Row Coach
Teri Thomson Randall
Intermediate & Advanced Masters Coach
Want to work with us? Check out the links below for our current employment openings.
Assistant Youth Coach
We are often out on the water and not in the boathouse so we can't always answer the phone. Please leave us a voicemail or send us an email with your name, contact information, and reason for calling and we will get back to you within 2 business days.