Lake Stewardship

Austin Rowing Club takes great pride in being a steward of Lady Bird Lake and helping to keep it safe, clean and friendly for all users. We work with the following organizations to ensure that Lady Bird Lake and the Austin Hike and Bike Trail are well maintained.

Keep Austin Beautiful

Austin Rowing Club is a proud supporter of Keep Austin Beautiful Lake Clean-Up days. ARC provides safety boats for on-the-water clean up, as well as Gift Certificates and prizes for volunteers. ARC members volunteer to take part in these clean up days several times per year.

Sierra Club

The Sierra Club sponsors their own Lake Clean-Up days, in addition to being on hand with the KAB Clean-Up Days. Austin Rowing Club provides volunteers and safety boats to assist in their efforts.

The Trail Conservancy

Austin Rowing Club is proud to be a corporate member of The Trail Conservancy. The Trail Conservancy mission is to protect and enhance the Trail at Lady Bird Lake.

Austin Parks Foundation

Austin Rowing Club is proud to be a business member of the Parks Foundation. Austin Parks Foundation is committed to providing the resources and partnerships that create and sustain beautiful and active parks.

Lady Bird Navy

The Lady Bird Navy is a network of all boat vendors and concessionaires with access to Lady Bird Lake. The Navy promotes safety by alerting each other to events, sharing important navigational information and communicating about safety issues.