The health and safety of our members and community is our number one priority. As such, we have made the difficult decision to suspend all GCRA activities and member access to the boathouse due to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective immediately. Thank you for your understanding during this unprecedented time. Please reach out to an officer if there are any questions.

Upcoming Scioto Room Use:

Every Thursday, 11AM-3PM:  Closed for cleaning

Coached Erg Sessions*:

Mondays 5pm-8pm

Wednesdays 5pm-8pm

Saturdays 7am-10am

*may still be ergs available for non-program usage during these times but programs have priority.

Guest Rowing?  Please complete this waiver and bring with you before using GCRA equipment.

*2019 Racing Season*

Summer Racing: 

May 25 - Dogwood Masters Classic - Oak Ridge, TN   (NO TRAILER)

June 22 - Indy Sprints - Indianapolis, IN

July 5-7 - Chicago Sprints - Chicago, IL

July 20 - Michigan Invitational - Ann Arbor, MI

Aug 3 - MW Summer Sprint - Nashport, OH

Aug 15-20  - USRowing Master's Nationals - Grand Rapids, MI

Fall Racing:

Sept 21 - Head of the Cuyahoga - Cleveland, OH

Sept 28 - Frogtown Regatta - Toledo, OH

Oct 5 - Head of the Ohio - Pittsburgh, PA

Oct 12 - Hoover Classic - Westerville, OH

Oct 20-21 - Head of the Charles Regatta - Boston, MA

Oct 27 - Speakmon Regatta - Columbus, OH

Nov 2-3 - Head of the Hooch - Chattanooga, TN

Thank you for your interest in the Greater Columbus Rowing Association. GCRA is a non-profit, volunteer-based adult organization dedicated to providing its diverse membership safe sculling and sweep rowing opportunities, from beginner to competitive levels.  GCRA is committed to promoting and fostering interest in the sport of rowing through programming, through teaching and by organizing regattas. Our club is located at Griggs Reservior. 

Never rowed before? Click here to read more about our Learn-To-Row program.

Experienced Rower? Click here to learn more about membership.

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Adult Learn to Row

GCRA will once again offer adult Learn To Row sessions in the summer of 2020. Visit the Learn to Row page for more details.


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Adaptive Rowing Update

The adaptive rowing team had a great 2019 season. 

On the water sessions have concluded and we are taking a recovery break in November.

The program is going to continue with the first block of indoor workouts in December.

Check the Para-Adaptive program page for updates or contact us at

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GCRA 2017 Masters Nationals

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