The Burnaby Lake Rowing Club (BLRC) rows on the calm waters of Burnaby Lake, in Burnaby, BC - one of the best places to train in singles in North America. Juniors row alongside Senior and Masters athletes. The club hosts the Crofton House School and Sentinel Secondary rowing teams who row with the Burnaby Lake juniors during the off season.
Typical club rowing sessions run at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and at 8 a.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays. Afternoon rows are offered during the spring, summer and fall for all club members - days and times depend on the season and are posted on the club calendar. Spring (February - May) and Fall (mid-September-November) afternoons run from approximately 4pm to 6pm. During the summer, the afternoon rows shift to evenings and run from approximately 6pm to 8pm. Club rowing sessions are open to all club athletes. Schedule variances are posted on the homepage and club calendar.
The boathouse predominantly consists of singles and doubles. The focus of the club is to develop elite skills in fine singles.
Members periodically receive the club newsletter.
Private rowing lessons/sessions are available by appointment only and can be coordinated by contacting the coach.
The club does not offer formal Learn-to-Row sessions, however, new scullers do have an opportunity to learn through private lessons. For more information on private lessons, please contact the coach. Alternatively, other local rowing clubs offer Learn-to-Row programs at various times of year. Please visit the links page to visit websites of other local area rowing clubs.
See you at the lake!