Click here to view a live feed from the webcam on the roof of our building!
Welcome to the South End Rowing Club
Established in 1873 and continually making, then breaking, then re-breaking records.
The South End Rowing Club is a San Francisco institution and the city's oldest swimming and rowing club.
The club is the oldest west coast club founded solely for the purpose of rowing in 1873. Shortly afterwrds, the club-sponsored sports were later expanded to include swimming, handball, and running. We also host the longest running St. Patrick's Day Luncheon in San Francisco!
When visiting the club, you'll notice we are more historical and less state-of-the-art. The six-oared barge "South End" was christened Valentine's Day 1915 and is still in occasional use. Constructed in 1873, the boathouse building was once located near AT&T park and moved in the 1930s to its current home at 500 Jefferson Street at Aquatic Park.
There is something for everyone at the South End Rowing Club. We hope you'll visit us, become a member, and see why we call it 'the best club on earth'. Join and contribute to our community and celebrate the San Francisco Bay with us.
We are located at 500 Jefferson Street on the East side of Aquatic Park in San Francisco.
Support the renovation and preservation
of our historic club