Wendouree Ballarat Rowing Club

WBRC Address:
Shed 29, Lake Wendouree Foreshore, Ballarat, Vic, 3350
PO Box 162 Wendouree, VIC, 3355


Upcoming events

    • 22 Jun 2019
    • 27 Jul 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • Wendouree Ballarat RC

    Lake Wendouree Winter Sculling Series - Hosted by Wendouree Ballarat Rowing Club

    6 Saturdays through June & July 2019;

    • Round One: Saturday 22nd June 8.00am, Time Trial
    • Round Two: Saturday 29th June 8.00am, Handicapped Race
    • Round Three: Saturday 6th July 8.00am, Handicapped Race
    • Round Four: Saturday 13th July 8.00am, Handicapped Race
    • Round Five: Saturday 20th July 8.00am, Handicapped Race
    • Round Six: Saturday 27th July 8.00am, 4.5km Lap of the Lake Head Race

    Available boat classes;

    • Tub Single Scull
    • Racing Single Scull
    • Double Scull

    Points will be allocated after each round, and time handicaps applied.

    Registration fee includes hot food and drink available in the WBRC Kings Room after each round of the series. 

    For more information please contact Paul Blanchfield on 0409 406 597

    • 22 Jul 2019
    • 12 Oct 2019
    • WBRC, Lake Wendouree

    Wendouree Ballarat RC is running a junior pre-season rowing program, the goals of this program are to get rowers ready for T4 school based rowing and to send junior crews to some pre-season regattas. The training for this program is primarily on water in crew boats (coxed fours & quads).

    This is free for WBRC Junior Members, if a WBRC Student Membership is required please click here. We will need both coxes and rowers to sign up.

    The base training schedule is below, however alterations / additions will be made once availability of athletes is known.  

    • Monday 4:00pm-6:00pm
    • Wednesday 4:00pm-6:00pm

    The regattas we will attend are:

    • Saltwater Classic, 7th September
    • Head of the Barwon, 21 September
    • Head of the Mitchell, 12 October

    If you have any questions please contact WBRC Head Coach, Paul Blanchfield on 0409 406 597 or via email.

    • 24 Jul 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • WBRC Shed

    Rowing Victoria & the Victorian Institute of Sport will be running a Talent Identification session for school aged athletes. They will be using the ergo room, the Kings Room as well as the main rowing bay.

    RV & VIS are primarily inviting students from non rowing schools to participate.

    If you have any questions about this event please contact Paul Blanchfield via email.

    • 04 Aug 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kings Room, Wendouree Ballarat Rowing Club

    Wendouree Ballarat Rowing Club

    Annual General Meeting

    Notice is hereby given that the 135th Annual General Meeting of the Wendouree- Ballarat Rowing Club will be held at the Club House on Sunday 4th August 2019 at 11am.


    1. Confirm Minutes of the 133rd Annual General Meeting
    2. To receive and adopt the Annual Report and Balance Sheet
    3. To elect Office Bearers for season 2018/2019
    4. Recommendations for subs 2018/2019
    5. Recommendations for the new Committee

    NOTE. The Committee Welcomes Nominations for Committee Members.

    Nomination Form

    • 05 Aug 2019
    • 09 Oct 2019
    • 20 sessions
    • WBRC Kings Room

    As part of the WBRC pre-season training plan WBRC is offering a PILATES program. Sessions will be a max class size of 12 people and taught by an Exercise Physiologist / Pilates Instructor. Sessions will run Monday & Wednesday nights 6PM-7PM from Monday 5th August.

    You can register for Mondays or Wednesdays or both!

    All sessions will be held in the Kings Room at WBRC and you are required to bring your own pilates mat. (AKA yoga mat).

    These sessions are for all rowers / non-rowers of any age.

    If you are not a WBRC member you can still register.

    Sessions are $10 each for members, $20 each for non members.

    All sessions must be paid for up front prior to first session.

    If you have any questions please contact WBRC Head Coach, Paul Blanchfield 0409 406 597 or via return email.

    • 07 Sep 2019
    • Maribrynong River, Essendon

    • 21 Sep 2019
    • Barwon River, Geelong

    • 21 Sep 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Kings Room, WBRC Shed

    WBRC is again proud to host the Victorian Rowing Coaches Seminar for 2019, the presenters for this years event are:

    • Noel Donaldson - Victorian Rowing Technique (VIS Head Coach, L4 NCAS, previously coached for Rowing Australia and Rowing New Zealand)
    • Peter Blanchfield - Coach & Athlete Relationships (DoR The Geelong College, L3 NCAS, Masters of Sports Coaching)
    • Presenter TBC - Rowing Injury & Prevention

    The schedule for the event will bereleased closer to the day, there will be plenty of opportunity for questions and general discussion.

    Tea, coffee and lunch will all be provided. The WBRC bar will be open at the conclusion of the seminar.

    Bulk tickets can be purchased at a discounted rate.

    Please contact Paul Blanchfield if you have any questions, 0409 406 597 or via email.

    • 12 Oct 2019
    • Mitchell River, Bairnsdale

    • 19 Oct 2019
    • Lake Weerona, Bendigo

    • 26 Oct 2019
    • Goulburn River, Nagambie

    • 09 Nov 2019
    • Wimmera River, Dimboola

    • 10 Nov 2019
    • Wimmera River, Dimboola

    • 23 Nov 2019
    • Yarra River, Melbourne

    • 30 Nov 2019
    • Yarra River, Melbourne

    • 07 Dec 2019
    • 08 Dec 2019
    • Lake Hamilton, Hamilton

    • 14 Dec 2019
    • NWSC, Carrum

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