Located on the Whanganui River, in the centre of Whanganui city the Union Boat Club offers some of the best training venues and facilites in New Zealand. UBC has programmes for Club, School, Novice, Masters and Recreational Rowers. School rowing constitutes a major part of Union Boat Club with groups from Whanganui Girls College, Cullinane College, and Te Kura o Kokohuia involved in training programmes. Masters rowing is also a key part of club. A squad of masters competes at master’s games and at local regattas during the season. Union welcomes rowers of all ages and abilities to join. There will be a place for you whether you are new or an experienced rower and interested in joining any of our squads.
Club Hall Hire
Our popular club hall is also available for hire for your next function or meeting. Our upstairs hall fronts onto the beautiful Whanganui River and has kitchen and toilet facilities. Please contact us for pricing.
Training Camps & Club Accommodation
We are a great base for your rowing club’s next training camp. We have male and female shower facilities, a fully equipped kitchen and we may be able to hire out our boats for the duration of your stay. Club accommodation is also available for out-of-town clubs attending regatta’s held on the Whanganui river. If you are considering using our facilities, please contact our Club Captain for more information.