Houston’s Waterfront Rowing Center

Buffalo Bayou Rowing Center promotes leadership, teamwork, college attendance, and encourages personal growth of the youth of Houston through competitive rowing. A 501(c)3 in the heart of the city, Buffalo Bayou Rowing Center covers east Buffalo Bayou from downtown Houston to the ship channel.

 
 
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Support the Bayou, Grow the Fleet

Buffalo Bayou Rowing Center is supported through donations from the community and individuals invested in helping youth succeed in school, future careers, and in life. We encourage you to become a contributing member.

 
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Awaken your inner rower

The BBRC Boathouse:  imagine this state of the art boathouse along the banks of Houston's Buffalo Bayou. From our proposed facility, Houstonians will enjoy access to rowing, kayaking or canoeing on Buffalo Bayou via Buffalo Bayou Rowing Center. Integrate into one of Midway’s newest development projects in the newly coined East River region of east downtown Houston, BBRC has a unique opportunity to be the first and only rowing facility inside of Houston. With miles of rowing area, BBRC’s waterway has virtually no boat traffic, possess safe water quality, and is protected from wind in order to enhance the rowing experience. Learn more about Midway’s new at  eastriverhtx.com .

The BBRC Boathouse: imagine this state of the art boathouse along the banks of Houston's Buffalo Bayou. From our proposed facility, Houstonians will enjoy access to rowing, kayaking or canoeing on Buffalo Bayou via Buffalo Bayou Rowing Center. Integrate into one of Midway’s newest development projects in the newly coined East River region of east downtown Houston, BBRC has a unique opportunity to be the first and only rowing facility inside of Houston. With miles of rowing area, BBRC’s waterway has virtually no boat traffic, possess safe water quality, and is protected from wind in order to enhance the rowing experience. Learn more about Midway’s new at eastriverhtx.com.

Gracefully simple, uniquely fast, and the epitome of team sports, rowing is coming to Houston’s East End. Low-impact and sustainable for life, rowing is not only a cornerstone of physical fitness but also of life-long values. With no wrong age to start rowing, rowers learn discipline, teamwork, patience, and perseverance. Awaken your inner rower.

Buffalo Bayou Rowing Center is the 501(c)(3) non-profit bringing Olympic-style rowing to middle and high school youth of downtown Houston. We are committed to the development of tomorrow's leaders through Olympic-style rowing with future plans of a community boathouse with event and meeting space as well as workout facilities. We hope you will help share and help our vision for Houston's youth come to life.

The power of Rowing changes lives. From bringing families together to inspiring fearless voyages, it is the ultimate physical and mental sport. Explore a few of our favorite stories here—Where will rowing take you in your life?