Lincoln Park Boat Club offers a variety of programs for experienced rowers of different skill levels and goals. Among our members are lifelong rowers, new rowers, and rowers who are getting back into the sport after some time away. We offer several programs that allow our members to get together for rowing opportunities in both competitive and non-competitive environments.

Not sure what program is best for you? Email us to schedule a visit or to ask us any questions.

Train and compete at a national level

Members of the competitive team come from high school and college programs while others learned to row here at LPBC. We race in every competitive category and are top-performers at the sport’s premier event such as USRowing Club and Masters Nationals and Head of the Charles.

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With both recreational and competitive options available, scullers train and race at their own pace.

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Providing a national team-level training environment for Chicago’s top rowing talent.

The High Performance Group is an affordable solution for world-class athletes in pursuit of national and international opportunities. Athletes will train for National Team-qualifying and trials regattas, receive fundraising assistance for international competition, and have access to the boat club’s best coaching and equipment.

To qualify for HPG’s full benefits, athletes must meet racing class-based ergometer benchmarks.

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Are you a student in Chicago for the Summer?
Train in the off-season and go back to school with an edge.

Maintain your conditioning and improve your skills by training and racing with our world-class competitive team. Your coach will thank us.

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Enjoy the sport of rowing at your own pace.

The recreational team is for experienced rowers and/or scullers with a focus on fitness and technique rather than the competitive team’s race-focused training. Racing opportunities are available to rec team members.

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For first-year rowers who have completed LPBC's Learn to Row program.

The novice rowing team is geared to individuals who have just finished a learn-to-row class or are in their first year of rowing.

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Row on beautiful lake Michigan

Schedule: June through August, Wednesday and Friday 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. (schedule subject to change weekly based on weather and marine forecasts)

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Hone your rowing prowess in small boats on the lagoon

Experienced rowers practice in singles, doubles, and pairs to refine their rowing technique.

Highlights of LPBC's recent wins

Take a look back at our team’s past successes at both national and local regattas.

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This team is for competitive scullers and sweep rowers who compete in the USRowing Masters C category or higher. Practices are held every Tue/Thurs at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday mornings at the Park 571 boathouse in Bridgeport. The Senior Masters Team coordinates closely with the Competitive Rowing Team. For more information, please visit and search under “teams.”

Not sure what program is best for you? Email us to schedule a visit or to ask us any questions.

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