Hawthorn Rowing Club

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE / OBJECTIVE


The object of the Club is to provide broad access and amenity for fitness, health and social community based around rowing on the Yarra River as an integral part of the City of Boroondara lifestyle & heritage. Since 1877 the Club has been a community based rowing facility. Our aim is to nurture & develop this rich history and tradition, developing the healthy rowing lifestyle and mindset amongst the broad based community. Club activity involves competitive rowing & fitness development, teaching, developing and promoting rowing at all levels across broad age & demography.Key club principles are to stand independent of private interests and elitist groups ensuring our amenity remains available to all and that rowing is at the core of our
activity and the club’s.

Vision

Our vision is to provide broad access to amenity for fitness, health and social activity based around rowing as an integral part of Hawthorn and Boroondara community lifestyle.

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We value and support:

  1. Active rowing competition, promotion of the sport and competitive performance by our club members.

  2. Broad based membership and participation in the sport at all levels across broad ages and ability.

  3. Independence from private interests to ensure our club is available to all in the community.

  4. Our rich history & heritage - Since 1877.

  5. Growth and success of the Head of the Yarra as a collective responsibility of all club members.