Team Building and Corporate Packages

The John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse offers a variety of team building and corporate experiences in both rowing and paddling sports. All team building experiences are customizable and can include room rental, catering and on water components. The UBC Boathouse is equipped to offer these experiences to all group sizes.

Rowing Experiences

Team building experiences can be created for groups of 5 or more. All packages include the necessary equipment, a coach and safety boat and a safety orientation at the start of the program. Additional options for these packages can include catering, a meeting space or event space rental and customizable experiential coaching options. For more information about rowing experiences, please contact the Head Coach at programs.ubcboathouse@ubc.ca

Paddling Experiences

Team building experiences can be created for groups of 12 or more. All packages include the necessary equipment, a coach and steers person and a safety orientation at the start of the program. Additional options for these packages can include catering, a meeting space or event space rental and customizable experiential coaching options. Dragon boating packages start at $275.00.

For package information, or to inquire about availability, please call 604-827-2011 or email info.ubcboathouse@ubc.ca


Community Corporate Rowing Challenge | April 25-June 3

Exceptional business exposure

Fun and healthy team building activity

No experience necessary

Instructional Period: April 25-June 3

The Community Corporate Rowing Challenge is a 7-week rowing program for businesses, groups and clubs. Each crew practices twice per week. Teams will learn basic boat handling, rowing and racing skills in preparation to end the season at a championship regatta against other Community Corporate Challenge teams. Teams will train and race in quads. Each team will require six participants – 4 rowers and two alternates. One of the alternates will be used during practices to cox (instruct and steer) each boat.

Practice Location

John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse (Middle Arm of the Fraser River)
7277 River Road, Richmond, BC

Practice Schedules

Tue/Thu 6:45-8:15 PM or
Create your own schedule!
If your group would like to row outside of the times listed, it can be arranged. We will do our best to meet your needs.

Championship Regatta – Saturday, June 3

Location: Deep Cove Rowing Club
The Championship Regatta is where crews will put their skills to the test in a friendly and exciting competition. Crews are guaranteed two races (weather permitting).

Registration Fees

$1800 per team of 6 participants

Registration Fees Include:

  • 7 Weeks of rowing, twice weekly
  • Coaching for each crew
  • All rowing and safety equipment
  • Championship Regatta entry
  • Liability Insurance

Notes and Helpful Hints

  • We suggest teams of 6 in order that a full boat may be used at each practice, even if one or two team members are missing
  • Team members should work for, or be a member of a club or organization. Spouses are eligible!
  • For racing, quads must have a minimum of 1 woman.
  • All participants must have basic swimming skills and sign a waiver.
  • Coxswain should be small, have a strong voice and like issuing orders!
  • Rowing sessions will be offered rain or shine.

Registration and additional info:

Phone:  604-827-2011
Email: programs.ubcboathouse@ubc.ca