GENERAL INFORMATION

The Vancouver Rowing Club is located in Stanley Park at the northwest end of Coal Harbour. Clubhouse Office hours are 0900 - 1900 Monday to Friday and 1000 - 1600 weekends. Fuel is available on the floating barge at the entrance to Coal Harbour. They also have facilities for changing and disposing of oil. Many restaurants, shops, and laundry facilities are within a 15-minute walk on Denman and Robson Streets. Bus service is available from the park to downtown (10 minutes). You can connect there to other buses, sea bus, and the Skytrain.

Guest moorage is available year-round. Dock space can be very limited, so reservations are highly recommended. Call the VRC Office at (604) 687 - 3400 or email office@vancouverrowingclub.ca to verify that space is available.

Aerial views of our Club, shot by S. Lee, can be viewed HERE.

REGISTRATION

Dock your boat at the guest dock, located next to the mast tower on the non-secure side of the gate in front of hte Clubhouse. Please proceed to the office for a berth assignment. Power is available for $5.00 per day. A credit card number is required for a moorage gate and access fob. Maximum stay is 7 days, however longer stays may be possible, space permitting. This may be arranged through the office.

Reciprocal Yacht Club Visitors
The first two days of moorage are free, additional days are $2.00 per foot per day. You must show your membership card and fly your Club burgee. There is a flat fee for electricity (20 or 30amp service) of $5 per day.

Transient Visitors
Moorage is $2.00 per foot per day plus electricity.

Visiting Members
The first two days of moorage are free, additional days are $0.75 per foot per day. There is a flat fee for electricity (20 or 30amp service) of $5 per day.

PARKING

The VRC parking lot is for VRC members only. Pay parking is available on the street and in the public parking lot across the street. Limited overnight parking is permitted. Click here for Stanley Park information.

FACILITIES

Workshop, Mast Tower, Mast Room and Tide Grid are available to members only.

Washrooms and (free) showers are on the lower (seawall) level of the clubhouse. A security fob, available at the VRC office, is required to access the building and further access to the secure shower area.

Household garbage must be disposed of in the garbage shed located by the VRC parking lot. This service is free. Please do not leave garbage on the docks, in the workshop, or on the seawall; this poses a risk to the large wildlife population in the park.

Absolutely NO petroleum products, solvents, batteries, etc. are to be disposed of on our facilities.

Wheelbarrows are located on the docks behind the gate. Due to the limited number, please return them promptly after use.

There are licenced lounges in the club where refreshments and foods are available. The "Member Bar" is open Tuesday through Sunday. Check with the Office for hours of operation.

Ice is available on the deck near the top o fthe ramp for $4.00 per block, there is a drop box for payment. See the club office to sign out an ice machine key. It's an honour system so please honour our system.

No open fires or charcoal barbeques are permitted on the docks.

PETS

Pets must be kept on a leash at all times while on the premises. Please clean up any accidents promptly.

SEWAGE

The VRC has a state-of-the-art sewage pump-out system that provides pump-out capabilities at every slip in the moorage. Please use your holding tank while at the dock. Check with the office for instructions on use of the system.

POWER

All power receptacles are 30 amp recepticles, however the majority of them are still limited to 20 amp service. The office can advice what is available at your assigned slip.

SECURITY

We get a lot of walk-by tourist traffic in this area, and to ensure the security of the moorage, gates to the docks must be kept closed. Please escort your guests to and from the club and do not allow unknown persons access. Please refer them to the office.