Donate a Brick

We have just kicked off our Brick fundraising drive. Donor personalized engraved bricks will be placed in a walkway outside the main entry of our new Boathouse. Donating to the brick fundraiser program will help us complete our Boathouse. Please help the BSRA by donating a Brick. 

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Become a Sustaining Member

Please help us grow the sport of rowing in Buffalo. Your support will help us provide experiences to more youth in the Buffalo area.  Allow us to bring state of the art rowing facilities to Buffalo!

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Welcome to the BSRA

Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association awarded
$1 million grant from
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation! 

Please click here for details!

The BSRA, founded in 2010, provides community access to rowing on the Buffalo River.  We currently have high school, adult (Masters), Learn-to-Row programs and our newest team , We Can Row ,rowing out of our boathouse on 405 Ohio Street, Buffalo, New York. 

We are an Association. Each program operates independently, sharing the facility and working together to advance the sport of rowing. 

We welcome anyone interested in rowing, new to the sport or with prior rowing experience to come visit us at our rowing facility or contact us.

See our new Boathouse going up below as of December 2017

Learn to Row Camp

Want to try out rowing? The ultimate team sport. Make friends. Get in shape. Have fun! Experience the historic and scenic Buffalo river.  

  • We offer two 2- week long session starting July 9th and July 30th 2018
  • Ages 12-17

 More info


winter training waiver

Rowers training at the Old First Ward during the winter must sign a Liability Waiver

Winter Training Waiver

All Rowers must register and sign a Liability Waiver before going out on the water at the BSRA
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