© Detroit Women's Rowing Association


OUR CLUB:  The Detroit Wwaterfront Rowing Association (formerly Detroit Women's Rowing Associaiton) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of rowing in Detroit. Located on the grounds of the historic Lawrence Fisher estate, club members row on the Detroit River and network of scenic, protected canals.  For more details click here.

PROGRAMS:  DWRA offers programs, camps, and private lessons for women and men of all ages and abilities.  Whether you are interested in rowing competitively, or just for fitness and pleasure, there is something that will suit your needs. Click here to check out our 2018 offerings.

STORE:  Shop for programs, private lessons and club merchandise in our store. 

 DWRA Upcoming events


   Two Winter TrainingPrograms

              Two DWRA certified coaches

                        Two convenient locations 



    New session Tuesday November 12, 7:30AM


 6 week coached indoor rowing subscriptions

Cardio and strength training for fitness or competition for women & men,  adults & youth

*Coach: Renee I Adams. USRowing certified Level III


  • *Session I November 12 - December 21                         No class Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve

  • Session II December 26 - February 1



Tues & Thurs 7:30-8:15 AM  Warm ups, work outs and stretching

Sundays (no extra charge) 9-10AM 



$105 per session

$20 reserved drop-In fee per class (when available) paid by cash or check on site                                             

$40 private 1 hr session by appointment.


Location: Private Grosse Pte. location


Reserve your rowing machine today! Limited machines

Contact Coach Renee text (313 475-9647)

Email: dwra.org@gmail.com


Instructor: DWRA Coach Kerry Maher Shaffer

Location: The Neighbourhood Club, Grosse Pte.

Dates:  November 5 - December 21 

(No class Nov 23, 28, 30)

Tuesday & Thursday:  5 - 6:30 am 

AND Saturdays:  7 - 9 am

Fees:  Membership:  $275

        Non-Members:  $300

Register by:  November 3

Max: 18, Min: 5 participants required

This program will cover the fundamentals of rowing.  Participants will be coached in small groups on indoor rowing machines. 


Where:  NCRWC Rowing Fitness Room (lower level)


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