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Buffalo River Rowing Club Masters

Team Administrator: Meg Lauerman

Head Coach- Hilary Epes-Oballim


To enroll in the BRRC Masters team,

please follow the steps below:


1. New rowers complete the Masters Application (link below instructions). Head Coach will accept and/or communicate back to you.

2. Go back to the Membership tab, become a Member of Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association (General, Family, Sustaining, Gold or Platinum).

We ask that you please consider becoming a Sustaining Member. This annual membership helps us keep Rowing Program Dues affordable for our community and the BSRA vision for sustainability and growth alive.

3. New Rowers will receive an email from the BSRA to register for the BRRC program.

Or Returning BRRC Masters Rowers will be given link to Registration through a team communication.

Program Dues = $450/yr (or Payment Plan offered- $50 downpayment + reoccurring $50/month for 8 months. Withdrawals on 15th of each month. All payments must be made by December 31, 2020.)

4. 2020 BRRC Team fee = $250 (fee goes towards paying the coaches and adding to our equipment fund). Payment can be made via one of the following below:

  • PayPal ( or Venmo (@brrcmasters). 
  • For questions about the Team Fee contact Meg Lauerman or Diane Reedy, BRRC Treasurer,

5. Watch USRowing Safety video

6. Fill out the BSRA Swim Ability Statement or complete a one-time swim test with a Certified Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor. One should be able to swim 150 yards in a competent manner and remain afloat for at least 5 minutes.

7.    Sign both BSRA waivers linked below.

8. Contact Head Coach, Hilary Epes-Oballim ( to  join practice!

2020 BRRC Masters Amount
Dues $450
Gate Fee $75
Facility Fee $25
Team Fee $250
Total Annual Cost $800

BRRC Masters program has moved completely to practices at-home and members are welcome to join our virtual practices via Zoom on these scheduled times.

Mondays 12-1pm or  6-7pm

Wednesdays  12-1pm  or  6-7pm

Thursdays 12-1pm or 6-7pm

Sundays 8-9am

On-the-Water Schedule 2020

TBD - September 27th

Mondays 5:45-8pm

Wednesdays 5:45-8pm

Thursdays 5:45-8pm

Saturdays 6:45-8:45am (Select Competitive ONLY)

Sundays 6:45-9am

September 28th- November 2nd

Mondays 5:45-7:15pm

Wednesdays 5:45-7:15pm

Thursdays 5:45-7:15pm

Saturdays 7-8:45am (Select Competitive ONLY)

Sundays 7-9:15am

If rowers need an extra rowing day, they are welcome to volunteer for any and all Adult Learn to Row practices and attend Open Erging.

Guest rower?

If you are a prospective Masters rower, please contact the Team Administrator or Head Coach to schedule a day to observe practice and visit the boathouse.

We always welcome visiting rowers from other teams, join us for a practice for $20.


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