RCR is looking to grow the rowing scene in RVA. We have been provided a facility, and are currently scoping locations for our permanent home. In 2016 Dale Foley of Virginia Crane heard about the mission of RCR and asked to be involved. He graciously offered to provide the structure that will serve as our facility for the immediate future. The building, a planned baseball training facility, is 10,000 square ft consisting of 5 separate bays. The boathouse will house VCU, UR, VBC, and the high school rowing programs. It will also allow for kayak space, paddleboarding, and other watersport equipment. The goal of our facility is an “always open” model allowing for citizens of RVA to come check out what’s happening whenever it’s convenient for them.
We will be formally launching our Boathouse Initiative soon. Stay tuned for more information!