About Us

The Fraser Valley Rowing Club is a volunteer-based non-profit organization that focuses on the development of athletes of all ages by providing the equipment and instruction to learn, enjoy and compete in the sport of rowing. The FVRC boathouses are situated on the Sumas River near the No.3 Road exit between Abbotsford and Chilliwack.

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Our Vision

Our vision is to promote the high school program, further and encourage the sport of rowing for the physical, competitive and social well being of the community. Our club is dedicated to upgrading competitiveness, increase participation—inclusiveness, excel in coaching, personal development, team building, leadership and fun.

Rowing Canada Aviron Safety Video

  • Chapter 1: At the Boathouse
  • Chapter 2: Getting Ready
  • Chapter 3: On the Water
  • Chapter 4: Returning to Land

The RCA Safety Video promotes and demonstrates safe practices for rowers.


Row on the Sumas River near Barrowtown Pump Station


FVRC offers quads, doubles and singles for racing and recreation

Learn to Row

Trained coaches teach you the basics in a 8-session course


Pass on your knowledge and skills and help athletes of all ages reach their potential

Follow us @fraservalleyrowingclub

Register through Rowing Canada