News and Updates

June 23, 2018 - Summer Scrimmage and Open House

Where: MRC Boathouse (1990 N Commerce St)
When: Friday, June 23; 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
Details: All are invited to the boathouse for a morning of rowing and family fun. The Milwaukee Rowing Club will be holding a series of races featuring the MRC High School Team, Middle School Team and Junior Team Alumni. Racing will begin at 9:00 AM.

Enjoy breakfast and coffee while watching the races. This is a great time to meet the coaches, check out the boathouse, and socialize with club members.

June 22, 2018 - Summer Social and Fundraiser

Where: MRC Boathouse (1990 N Commerce St)
When: Friday, June 22; 6:30-9:00 PM
Details: This year, we are rolling out an event the evening before our summer scrimmage. This event is meant to connect all current adult club members, MRC parents, and MRC Juniors Alumni. Come for an enjoyable night of socializing and information regarding our fundraising campaign.

RSVP using the following link:

Note: this is an adult event

March 8, 2018 - IN the news

The Milwaukee Indepentent's article highlighting Will Bott and the Milwaukee Rowing Club Outreach Program

           William Bott honored for Milwaukee Rowing Club's Outreach Diversity Program

March 8, 2018 - Winter social event

Where: Good City Brewing (2108 N Farwell Ave)
When: Thursday, March 8; 5:30-10:00 PM
Details: Enjoy the evening getting to know club parents, members, coaches, etc. Our rented space at Good City is located at the corner of Farwell and Windsor. There is a separate event this evening and we have been asked to enter in the corner door (at Windsor/Farwell) and not the main taproom door.

December 7, 2017 - Adult Rowing Meeting

The Adult rowing meeting covered information about the winter rowing months. Our club is offering Learn to Erg sessions for new members, and the facility (Fight Club) is available for use. The meeting largely covered how to access the facility, opportunities for our Adult members, and how new members can be added to our club. Follow-up information will be sent out the week of December 11.

September 15, 2017 - In the news

WUWM's article highlighting our outreach efforts and the athletes who are involved in our middle school program.

           Rowing Against the Tide of a Segregated City

August 31, 2017 - in the news

WUWM's Fit for You segment on the Lake Effect broadcast featuring Roger Huffman in a discussion about the sport of rowing. This segment covers the history of rowing in Milwaukee along with details about what it takes to be a rower.

           Fit for You: Rowing

July 21, 2017 - In the news

A story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel highlighting the MRC outreach effort. The article details the integration of a diverse middle school rowing program at our club.

           Rowing Club brings Milwaukee Public Schools students into the fold

July 17, 2017 - In the news

TMJ4's segment highlighting our outreach efforts and the athletes who are involved in our middle school program.

           Milwaukee Rowing Club reaches out to inner-city kids

July 14, 2017 - In the news

BizTimes - Milwaukee Business News - this segment features our partnership with the Milwaukee Riverwalk District in our effort to expand rowing through diverse communities.

           Riverwalk District, Rowing Club partner to increase river access

July 23, 2016 - in the news

TMJ4's segment on the Milwaukee Rowing Club Junior Program. The segment covers the rigors of rowing and the teamwork/camaraderie required. Athletes Grace D'Souza and Nora Fiorita are featured along with Coach Roger Huffman.

           High School Rowers Find Home on Milwaukee River