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CORONAVIRUS : Training facility OPEN, COVIDSafe PLAN in OPERATION  Full Details here.


Welcome

The Melbourne Argonauts is Australia’s first LGBTIQ+ rowing club and one of only a handful of independent LGBTIQ+ rowing clubs in the world.

We aim to create a friendly inclusive environment for those who want to row socially or competitively. We are a club where people meet, connect and grow in a nurturing and positive environment. We value diversity, fun, openness, inclusiveness and an active lifestyle.




Upcoming events

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our programs

We run two programs, Learn To Row and Return To Row, through out the year as a way to introduce you to rowing as a sport and to our club.

Learn more about our programs here



COVID-19

Our training facility is OPEN. We are operating in accordance with current COVIDSafe Settings, with our COVIDSafe Plan in operation.

Training (on & off-water) is permitted. Members must read the full details.

Our public events & programs (Learn-to-Row, Return-to-Row) are operating, you can register here.

Check-In via QR code is mandatory for all attendees to the club's facilities & events.

All members are encouraged to follow the restrictions, to download the COVIDSafe app, and get vaccinated.

Stay Safe. Stay Rowing.


our Partners & supporters




Our patron

We are honoured that our patron is The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, former High Court judge and well-known human rights activist, LGBTIQ advocate and continued work with HIV/AIDS and the global right to health. 

To show our pride for our patron in 2018 we named the new addition to our fleet, a Hudson Eight, after him. 

   

We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of the land and acknowledge and pay respect to their Elders, past and present.

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Sheds & Club House:
34 Lakeside Drive,
Albert Park, VIC 3206

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