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Early Registration for the 39th Head of the Lake on November 4th, 2018 will open Friday September 14 at Noon. Registration will take place in two phases. Check out HOTL RegattaCentral News to learn about new registration procedures for HOTL 2018.

Hosted by Lake Washington Rowing Club and the University of Washington, the 39th Head of the Lake on Sunday, November 4, starts on Lake Union, continues through the Montlake Cut to Lake Washington and finishes near the UW Conibear Shellhouse. The race is limited to 500 entries or the registration deadline passes, whichever occurs first.

Learn to Row 

Join LWRC on the water this season in our Learn to Row Classes. LWRC offers a variety of learn to row opportunities for adults. Sessions run through the summer and early fall.

Fall Programs

Get on the water this fall with our Masters Rowing programs. Refine your skills in our novice and intermediate programs or train for national and local fall regattas in our competitive and advanced groups.

Become a Member of LWRC

LWRC boathouse: unlimited access.
Shells: Over 60 club boats — singles, pairs, doubles, triples, four, quads, eights. Training, open water, and racing.
Practice: Row independently or with a coach.
Boat Storage: Racks for private rowing shells.
Training Room: Ergs, weights, beautiful views.
 Racing: Race for LWRC in local, regional, national, and international competitions. Sprint, head and open water racing events.
Facilities: Member lounge, patio, locker room.
Social Events: Holiday parties, football parties, Head of the Troll, Outlaw Races. Fun!

Office Hours

Monday—Friday

9:00 am—3:00 pm

Public Dock Access

Monday—Friday 9:00 am—3:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 11:00 am—3:00 pm

Dock is open for launching non-motorized watercraft only, no swimming or sunbathing.