Guided Sunset Bat Tours
Formerly Congress Avenue Kayaks, the Austin Rowing Club now offers paddle board (SUP) and kayak rentals as well as a variety of incredible tours!
Join our guides for the ultimate bat watching experience! Our Sunset Bat Tour offers stunning views of the Downtown Austin Skyline, fun facts about the local bat colony, and the chance to see the 1.5 million Mexican Free-Tailed bats emerge from the famous bat bridge.
Become a Member
Austin Rowing Club offers several programs for adult rowers at a variety of skill levels. From beginner up to racing at Masters National Championships.
Junior Competitive Program
Austin Rowing Club’s Junior Team is the longest running youth rowing program in Austin and one of the fastest teams in Texas. We offer two Junior Rowing programs: Competitive and Recreational.
Paddle with the Austin Rowing Club
- There is no parking at the Austin Rowing Club
- Mexican American Cultural Center (600 River St)
- Convention Center Parking Garage (201 East 2nd St – with entrances on Brazos St and San Jacinto)
- Metered parking along downtown streets
Diversity and Inclusion Policy
Austin Rowing Club provides services and offers membership to everyone. ARC does not discriminate against any person regarding application for membership, election to office with the Club or any activity under the control and/or sponsorship of the Club, on account of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status.