Frequently Asked Questions

Where do we row?

Lake Whatcom, about a 20 minute drive from Westerns Campus.

What if I don't have a car?

Other rowers will carpool together and pick you up.

Is there a cost to joining?

We do enforce dues each quarter for our members. It is annually $600 to be on the team, with $100 due in fall, $200 due in winter, and $300 due in Spring. 

How many races do we have in the season?

Currently, we have one race in fall, winter is a training quarter, and we have 5 races in Spring. one in California, one in Oregon, two in Seattle, and one in Tennessee.

What time is practice?

Practice is at 4:30am Monday through Friday, and goes until about 6:30-7am. Then we have a later start practice Saturdays at 7am that goes until 9, sometimes 10am.

Do I have to be a former rower to join?

No! Most of our rowers are first time rowers starting in college, but we do have a good amount of former high school rowers as well.

Our Mission

At WWU Crew, we pride ourselves on providing a competitive and athletic environment for student athletes. We help train current and new rowers to be the best they can be to compete around the country at a high level and provide experiences that will last a lifetime.

If you are motivated to row,
join our team!


Lakewood Watersports Facility

2410 Lake Whatcom Blvd
Bellingham, WA 98229

Main Campus

516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

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