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Buffalo River Rowing Club (BRRC)

Head Coach: Hilary Epes-Oballim (

BRRC President, Team Captain & Representative to the BSRA Board of Directors: Jim Sullivan (


This is an adult team for all levels of rowing. We accept adults 21 years old and up from beginner to experienced. Our team is a mix of competitive and recreational rowers. Buffalo River Rowing Club Masters is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and is an associate organization member under the Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association (BSRA) umbrella.


Returning BRRC Members:

  • 2023 Full Year program info can be found here

  • See  joining in July Dues below.

New to BRRC?

  • Before you sign up, please reach out to Hilary (  letting her know you're interested.

  • BRRC is accepting new rowers for our annual program. Our year end is December 2023.

    • Rowers with at least one session of learn to row are welcome at July 18th or after.

    • Experienced rowers are welcome to join as soon as registration is complete.

  • After Registering for the 2023 BRRC Masters Team or BRRC Novice Team, please scroll down to Step 2 to pay BRRC Team Fee.

If you have questions if this team is right for you, please reach out to Hilary Epes-Oballim

- Ready to sign up? -

Step 1: Pay dues

BRRC July-December 2023:

BRRC is an inclusive and large rowing community of adults ages 21 years old and up, our rowers fall under competitive, recreational, intermediate and novices. We continue to accept new and returning rowers throughout the year. If you have been rowing for less than a year,you are a NOVICE rower. If you have rowed for more than  a year, you are considered a MASTERS rower.

Practice times:

Masters: Monday, Wednesday & Thursdays 5:50-8pm and Sundays 6:50-9am. Practices are optional.

Novices: are Tuesday and Thursdays 5:50-8pm and Sundays 6:50-9am. Practices are optional. Tuesdays are just for novices and beginner to intermediate rowers who want a slower paced and smaller group practice.



Novice Dues  July 18th through December 31stto BSRA :$400  via this website. 

Returning Masters Dues July through December 31st to BSRA: $485  via this website.

If you'd like to use your insurance wellness card to pay a portion of the Dues, please email

No plans available

Once there are plans available for purchase, you'll see them here.

Step 2: BRRC Team Fee

This fee goes toward paying the coaches and adding to our equipment fund. This fee must be paid prior to attending practice. Once this is paid, you will be added to (or remain on)  the Heja Roster. 

2023 BRRC Team Fee: $250

Payment Options:

1. Venmo (@brrcmasters - Diane Reedy) "pay a friend"

2. PayPal ( "pay a friend"

3. Check mailed to Diane Reedy 284 Wimbledon Ct, West Seneca, NY 14224, payable to BRRC.

For questions about the Team Fee contact our Treasurer, Diane Reedy at

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