The Hong Kong, China Rowing Association (the HKCRA) was established in 1978 and is the governing body for the sport of rowing in Hong Kong. It is affiliated to the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, and to the Asian Rowing Federation (ARF) and International Rowing Federation (FISA).

The HKCRA operates two rowing centres adjoining the Shing Mun River in Sha Tin. They are Sha Tin Rowing Centre and Jockey Club Shek Mun Rowing Centre, located at Fo Tan and at Shek Mun respectively. Most Hong Kong rowing clubs are based at these two Centres for regular training and competition. The Sha Tin Rowing Centre also serves as the official headquarters and administrative office of the HKCRA.


The HKCRA has organized and continues to organize different types of promotion and development programmes and activities including “Youth Development Programme”, “Para-rowing Programme”, “Indoor Rowing for Schools Programme” and Coastal rowing activities  the aim of  these programmes is to expand the sport of rowing at community level to meet the differing needs of people, with the ultimate goal of achieving rowing for all.



To be a diverse community that leads the future of rowing in the region by championing excellence, reaching out to people with a passion and talent for the sport, and creating quality experiences that showcase the spirit of rowing.



Fostering an inclusive community of rowing enthusiasts

Bringing dynamism and energy to the rowing field by helping new sectors of the community engage with the sport, connecting and actively sharing their passion with others


Cultivating excellence and diversity in competitive rowing

Encouraging diverse groups to interact through activities that cultivate team spirit, accelerate learning and empower mutual development of sporting skills


Nurturing the next generation of sporting talent

Providing the environment, training and mentorship opportunities needed for rowers at every level – from beginner to elite – to uncover and fulfil their potential


Enhancing the public profile of rowing

Creating awareness that rowing is a sport that can be enjoyed at every stage of ones life no matter what skill level you have, thus supporting activity within the community be it in groups or on an individual basis


Enabling lifelong pathways to rowing

Creating different opportunities to access the world of rowing as a sport and the community of people it attracts, guiding people from discovery, exploration and beyond



Sha Tin Rowing Centre and Jockey Club Shek Mun Rowing Centre



To know more about rowing and the services we provide, please feel free to contact us at:

Address  :           Sha Tin Rowing Centre, 27 Yuen Wo Road, Shatin, N.T.

Telephone  :       (852) 2699 7271

Fax             :       (852) 2601 4477 

e-mail     :           hkcra@rowing.org.hk

Website  :           www.rowing.org.hk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hkrowing

© 2017 for HKWSC.  Created by MJA.

Last updated 16 November 2019