Ohio Valley Rowing Club is a strong, cooperative, community organization dependent upon proactive volunteerism. Volunteerism may include helping with boathouse tasks, assisting with the organization and execution of regattas and programs, or donating needed and unique skills. Contact us to learn more about current volunteer opportunities.

OVRC Objectives

  • Provide competitive programs and recreational opportunities to individuals of all ages, from twelve year olds to seniors.
  • Provide programs for the mentally and physically challenged.
  • Continue renovation and restoration the old Parkersburg Wat er Treatment plant to a first class rowing and training facility that will be a significant asset to the community.
  • Expand membership in the Ohio Valley Rowing Club, and it's programs.
  • Focus on the benefits of rowing for our youth.
  • Encourage recreational rowing by offering boat storage to any oared or paddled craft.
  • Enhance the image of Parkersburg and the surrounding area.

Contact Us

Mailing Address
Ohio Valley Rowing Club
2201 Keever St
Parkersburg, WV 26101

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For youth membership information
Contact: Head Coach Alfonso Morales: 304 482-4858

For adult membership information
Contact: Jon Apgar: 304-488-3082

For additional information
Contact: Les Pritchard, President 304-483-1825