Sydney Rowing Club
Local Clubs - Abbotsford, NSW
Sydney Rowing Club located in Abbotsford aims to be Australia’s best rowing club achieved through the pursuit of excellence & performance at the highest standards.
Sydney Rowing Club was established in 1870 and was first located on the site the famous Sydney icon, The Opera House. In 1888 the Club relocated to the western side of Woolloomooloo Bay, between Mrs Macquarie’s Chair and the Domain Baths. It remained at this site until 1947, before moving all activities to its current location in Abbotsford. The property at Abbotsford was purchased back in 1873, which was then known as the Red Cow Inn.
SRC has attracted prestigious members over the years including A.B. “Banjo” Patterson and the first Prime Minister of Australia, Sir Edmund Barton. Recent renovations have re-invented the club and we are proud to be providing award winning bar and dining facilities that fully embrace our magnificent waterfront location. Rowing is and always will be our reason for being. Sydney Rowing Club’s goal is to be Australia’s best rowing club achieved through the pursuit of excellence, performance at the highest standards and the development of strength and quality of character within our members. We wish to build and support high quality programs and facilities that promote access to rowing, excellence in rowing, and use rowing as a means to foster physical activity, health, leadership, and community engagement.
Weddings and Formal Events
- Formal events including weddings, christenings, birthdays and corporate occassions are our specialty. We offer a choice of two amazing spaces including the Dedes and Wharfside rooms. These fully appointed private rooms provide everything you need for a formal event including your own event co-ordinator, multiple menu choices, spectacular water views and the knowledge and experience of the finer details that will enhance your experience.
-Enjoy the sophisticated surrounds as the idylic water views fight for centre stage. The Lounge provides a mix of classic high bench tables and cocktail tables for a more vibrant gathering or sink into an assortment of luxurious armchairs or sumptuous lounges as you enjoy the view and company of good friends.