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Indoor Rowing

When the weather gets cold we move indoors.   Rowing in the tanks and incorporating dry land training is a great way to improve technique, stay in shape, and stay in touch all year round.  All rowers of all experience levels are encouraged to participate in our winter training programs.

We offer practices at the Pittsford Indoor Rowing Center (PIRC) and in the University of Rochester’s Dry Land Training Center:

  • Pittsford Indoor Rowing Center (PIRC):  The PIRC is a 5100 square foot indoor rowing tank facility on the Erie Canal in Pittsford. At the heart of the facility are four tanks with moving water that can accommodate up to 32 rowers. This facility allows rowers to train with their coaches right next to them, where coaches can assess technique and power application in controlled and measurable settings.

  • University of Rochester’s Dry Land Training Center:  This 3000 square foot state-of-the-art training center housed on the river level of the Flats at Brooks Landing, features:  Model D Ergometers, Dynamic Ergometers, Spin bicycles, a Swingulator rowing simulator, Squat racks and along with numerous strength and conditioning pieces of equipment.

2018-2019 Winter Season

Any participant new to rowing should come the first week of the session when we have extra coaches on hand or make individual arrangements by contacting director at   Please note that you should indicate the days/times that you think you will attend.   Should you need to change your attendance, you will not need to notify absent as you do when we are on the water.


Session I - 11/13-12/23

Mondays 9:15 am-10:45 am and 5:45 pm-7:15 pm

Wednesdays 9:15 am -10:45 am and 7:30 pm -9:00 pm

Saturdays 7 am-8:30 am

Cost is $102/session for members, $120/session for non members

**If you are not able to sign up for a full class, rowers are able to drop in to individual tank sessions for the cost of $20 (members and nonmembers)

Session II - 1/8-2/17

Times, Dates and locations to come

Session III - 2/19-3/31

Times, dates and locations to come

Indoor Racing Opportunities:

  • Crash-B’s - Boston, MA - Sunday, February 12th

  • Local Erg Races

Send us mail at:

Genesee Rowing Club
P.O. Box 10073 
Rochester, NY 14610-0073

Location of Indoor Tanks

2800 Clover Street (Rte 65)
Pittsford, New York 14534
(585) 381-9560