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Buffalo River Rowing Club Masters

Team Leader/Administrator: Meg Lauerman

Head Coach: Hilary Epes-Oballim

BRRC Representative to the BSRA Board of Directors: Jim Sullivan


New to BRRC?

  • Please complete the Masters Application so our coach and team administrator can get to know you. Application can be found here
  • If you are brand new to rowing or haven't rowed in many years, please check out BSRA's Learn to Row options here
  • If you have completed at least 1 Adult Learn to Row Session and are interested in joining the 2021 BRRC Novice team, please sign up here.
    • After Registering for the 2021 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 our Meg at

Returning BRRC Rowers:

Step 1:

Complete registration and pay annual dues

2021 Program Dues + General Membership = $550/yr*

Payment Options:

1. Pay in Full. If you wish to partially pay with a Independent Health or BCBS WNY Wellness Card, please contact Mairead Manke at to set this up.

2. Payment Plan: $100 downpayment at registration + reoccurring $75 each month. Payment plan starts February 4th & withdrawals on 4th of each month following.

Optional add-on: If you wish to become a Supporting Member of BSRA (Sustaining, Gold or Platinum), you will be charged an additional $100, $400 or $900, respectively. Supporting Memberships also have a separate payment plan or you may pay in full. Refer to the Membership page for details on various levels of contributing to BSRA's sustainability. We thank you for this tax deductible donation!

*If you are an adult between 21 and 26 years old, the Program Dues are $225 + $100 General Membership. A discount will appear as you register.

Step 2:

Pay BRRC Team Fee

2021 BRRC Team fee = $250/yr

2021 BRRC Novice Team Fee = $150

This fee goes toward paying the coaches and adding to our equipment fund.

Payment Options:

1. PayPal (

2. Venmo (@brrcmasters)

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

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

Both BSRA Dues and BRRC Team Fee must be paid before rowing on the water. BSRA Dues may be partially paid


Monday 5:50-8p (Masters only)

Tuesday 5:50-8pm (Novices only)

Tuesdays 6-7:30a (Masters only)

Wednesday 5:50-8p (Masters only)

Thursday 5:50-8p (Novices & Masters)

Sunday 6:50-9a (Novices & Masters)

*Practices are not mandatory. Athletes will use Doodle to sign up for practices they will attend so Coach Hilary can make appropriate line ups prior to practice time.


Fall 2021 Regatta Schedule:

September 18: BRRC Invitational

September 25: Lift Bridge Regatta in Fairport, NY

October 10: Head of the Genesee in Rochester, NY

October 23: Head of the Buffalo Regatta at BSRA

BRRC Masters COVID-19 Protocols:

Members who are fully vaccinated + 14 days are not required to wear a mask at any time. Members who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask at all times (both on land and while rowing).


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