MEMBERSHIP


The VRC offers membership in the Rowing, Rugby, Field Hockey and Yachting sections as well as Social membership.  Members participate in or support their sport of choice and are also entitled to use the gym during operating hours, please note non-members are not permitted in the club's fitness facilities.  Members are also invited to attend the member bar, and can bring up to four guests with them to enjoy dinner or drinks on one of the city's best patios (members must sign in all guests to the member bar).  Sections host a variety of social and sport related events throughout the year.   Each section puts together an eight man crew to compete, along with a staff crew, for the coveted oar trophy in the annual Intersectional Regatta.

VRC membership dues are comprised of two main components
  • Club Dues which are set by the Board of Directors and apply equally to all members.   These dues entitle members to access the gym, showers and club lounges.
  • Section Dues which are set by the individual sporting section executives.  These dues entitle members to participate in section sporting programs and events.

SOCIAL MEMBERSHIP

VRC offers social membership to walkers, joggers and runners who enjoy the trails and seawall just steps from our clubhouse in Stanley Park.  Social members are welcome to utilize the club's member bar and workout facilities.  Social membership is not directly affiliated with any sporting section and are social members are not entitled to vote at the  club's meetings.  The club is currently accepting social membership applications, annual dues are $284.14. Social membership is valid for a twelve month period from the date of membership approval.  Please complete a membership application form and submit to the club office in person, by email or fax (604) 687-6812.

FIELD HOCKEY

VRC Jokers welcome players of all skill levels from novice to Olympic calibre.   With teams in all league divisions of mens and womens hockey and an international touring section the Jokers take pride in their combination of social and competetive hockey.  Click here for dues.

ROWING

The founding sport of the Vancouver Rowing Club continues it's tradition of athletic excellence.  VRC celebrates an impressive international record, placing athletes on Canada's Olympic, PanAmerican and Commonwealth Games teams.  To apply for rowing membership you must have rowing experience or have completed a Learn-to-Row program.  Applicants must be approved by the rowing section Vice Captain - Membership, click here to inquire about rowing membership.  Click here for dues.

RUGBY

VRC fielded its first rugby team in 1908, a group of rowers wanting competition in the off season.  Currently three senior and one junior team compete in local league rivalry.  Join the VRC Rowers, former BC Provincial Champions, and tour wherever fine rugby is found.   Please email the club office to inquire about Rowers Rugby.   Rugby members must register and pay their dues online through Rugby Canada

YACHTING

Set sail for cruises, summer regattas, dockside barbecues and the Commodore's Ball.  Affiliated with major boating associations, yachters compete in local and international races.  The section maintains reciprocity with other clubs, bringing boaters together from around the Pacific Northwest and the world.  To apply for yachting membership please submit the completed VRC Yachting Application Form, Yachting Questionnaire and two sponsor letters (from current Yachting section members, who have been members for more than twelve months) to the Club Office in person, by email or fax (604) 687-6812.  Complete applications received bythe 15th of the month will be posted and considered at the following month's executive meeting.   Click here for dues.
  
Sporting section memberships renew October 1st

Applications for a renewal of membership/moorage indicates you have read, understand & agree to the club's Privacy Policy
Signed application/renewal documents must be submitted to the Club Office to complete membership/moorage renewal

Should you have questions about any club membership, please contact the club office (604) 687-3400