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Corporate Row
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Joining the club

Interested in Joining?

The club currently has over 200 members and welcomes
  • All ages from junior to veteran.
  • Any level of ability from complete beginner to experienced rower.
  • Any level of commitment, from recreational rowing to serious competition.

    Never rowed before?

    We invite complete beginners over 18 years old to join our learn to row course. For more information please contact us at

    If you were under 18 on 1 September 2013 please see the junior section below.

    Experienced Rowers

    Please contact either the Women's or Men's Captain.

    For more information see the following:
  • Women's squad page
  • Men's squad page
  • Masters' squad page


    We have a rapidly expanding junior squad with a dedicated team of coaches.
    Click here for more information.

    Coxes and Coaches

    We are always in need of people to cox and coach our boats and volunteers are greatly appreciated.
    If you want to learn to cox, training can be provided. Please contact the Club Secretary for more information.
    If you have coxed before, please contact either the Women's or Men's Captain.
    For more information about the skills involved in coxing go to the Documents page.
    The club will make a contribution towards the cost of coaching courses for members who coach regularly.

    Membership Fees (1 Oct 2014 - 30 Sept 2015)

    Members can choose to pay their subscription annually in advance or by standing order in 12 equal monthly instalments.

     Received by
    31 Oct
    Received after
    31 Oct
    Standing Order
    Full £291 £306£25.50
    Student £204 £216£18.00
    Junior £209 £222£18.50
    Cox/Social £34 £36 £3.00
    Family 25% discount on normal rates, not including racking
    Learn to Row Course£153N/A
    Rack per seat £164 £174£14.50

    To qualify as a junior you must be under 18 on 1 September 2015.
    Family membership must include at least one full adult membership and one junior membership.
    For new members joining during the year, fees are calculated on a pro rata basis.
    There is currently a waiting list for racking boats at the club.


  • Adult Membership Form: Word or PDF
  • Junior Membership Form: Word or PDF

    Please fill in the membership form and email to the Club Secretary.
    Subscription payments and standing orders can be done online if you wish using the details on the standing order form. Please make sure you put your name as a reference.
    Alternatively standing order forms or cheques payable to 'City of Bristol Rowing Club' can be posted in the boathouse letterbox in an envelope addressed to the CBRC Treasurer.
    The letter box is in the wall to the left of the double doors (if the doors are open you will have to slide the left one closed to see the letterbox hidden behind it).

    Email Groups

    Members can keep up-to-date with what's going on by joining one of the club's email groups. Click here for more information (registered members only).

    Club Handbook

    For more information about the club, take a look at the club handbook.
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