LPBC is committed to making rowing and paddling accessible in the heart of Chicago and we are the only club to offer rowing (sweep and sculling) as well as paddling and SUP, all from our prime location in the heart of Lincoln Park.

Our membership dues are the lowest in the city and significantly lower than many other clubs in Chicago.

Discounted rates are available for seniors and students, as well as for families and others.  Please check our Regatta Central page for details and to sign up.



LPBC is committed to making our programs and services available to all in the Chicago metropolitan community.

Financial support is available in cases of hardship. Applications for support can be made via the LPBC Outreach committee.

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New Member Orientations

New members must attend an orientation session where they will receive their key fob to access the facilities.

Orientation sessions are held weekly throughout the summer months.

Please contact the Membership Director at to express interest in attending an orientation.


A family is defined as a married couple or domestic partners with or without minor children. All family members must reside at the same physical address. Each adult family member must also pay the $100 facility and equipment usage fee.

Junior Members must be accompanied at all times by a parent or guardian while at the boat club.

Student and Senior members need to show current ID confirming status at orientation.

Memberships are valid from March 1 and expire on February 28 of the following year.

More information and other membership options can be found on our Regatta Central page:

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