Vancouver Rowing Club

450 Stanley Park Drive V6B 4B3 Vancouver (British Columbia) Map · Phone number
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About Vancouver Rowing Club

The Vancouver Rowing Club is a waterfront wedding venue with a nautical appeal in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is situated close to downtown and conveniently located near Vancouver International Airport, hotels, and a shopping district. From the venue, couples and their loved ones can take in the breathtaking sight of Coal Harbour. First opened in 1911, the locale has been delighting guests ever since with its elegant and welcoming ambience.

Facilities and Capacity

Vancouver Rowing Club is ideal for couples looking for a waterfront venue in an urban setting. Future newlyweds can choose between three rooms for hosting their celebrations. Each, the Harbour Room, Trophy Lounge, and Carver Room, have access to a balcony or deck from which loved ones can appreciate the vistas. The city skyline offers a memorable backdrop for nuptial celebrations and is sure to leave a lasting impression on out-of-town guests. The rooms can be rented any day of the week, providing greater flexibility for couples as they plan their milestone moment. The venue can host both ceremonies and receptions and can accommodate up to 180 guests. Couples can easily arrange the rooms in different ways to achieve their desired layout and there are indoor and outdoor spaces available. The spacious patio offers guests the ability to enjoy the fresh air as they immerse themselves in the festivities. The proximity to Stanley Park provides easy access to photo opportunities. Couples can also arrange to host their engagement party, pre or post-wedding brunch, or anniversary party here.

Services Offered

The experienced staff at Vancouver Rowing Club enjoy assisting couples in planning a stress-free occasion while customizing the space to the soon-to-be newlyweds’ needs. They offer culinary and bar services to complete the dining experience. The staff also provides lighting and sound in addition to event rentals. Live entertainment can take place on the built-in stage and outside vendors are also welcome. To make coordinating the celebrations more straightforward, the team also offers setup and cleanup.

  • Number of guests From 10 to 180
  • Type Banquet hall, historic, marina, park/zoo
  • Style Nautical, vintage, waterfront
  • Event Services Cake, catering / bar, clean up, event rentals, liability insurance, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up
  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season C$ 635.00
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More information about Vancouver Rowing Club

  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    4: Harbour Room with back deck; Trophy Lounge with back deck; Carver Bar; Front Deck
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Covered outdoor
    Indoor
    Uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal shower
    Engagement party
    Rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail reception
    Dessert
    Family style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash bar
    Champagne toast
    House beer
    House wine
    House liquor
    Limited bar
    Liquor license
    Open bar
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Specialty beer
    Specialty wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio equipment
    Chair covers
    Dance floor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Chairs
    Tables
    Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Shuttle
    Wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    C$ 520
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    C$ 600
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    C$ 600
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Set up
    Clean up
    Chairs
    Tables
    Lighting/sound
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Limited bar
    Open bar
    House beer
    Specialty beer
    House wine
    Specialty wine
    Champagne toast
    House liquor
    Premium liquor
    Signature drink
    Bartenders

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10 Reviews for Vancouver Rowing Club


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.5
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.5
  • Response time 4.6

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    Tony T. · Getting married on 15/10/2025

    5.0
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    Damn good looking forward

    Damn good looking forward Great place to be

    Sent on 10/07/2020
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    Cate P. · Married on 25/08/2018

    4.4
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    A beautiful, mansion-style venue

    We really wanted to have our reception in an old mansion in Vancouver, but couldn't find one big enough for 125 guests. The VRC was a perfect blend of space and that old-fashioned style. It was a little tight for our size of wedding in the Harbour Room, but we made it work by renting the Trophy Lounge as well. The wrap-around deck overlooking the city was a perfect place for our guests to get some air too! We have no regrets about this beautiful venue for our big day.

    Sent on 26/09/2018
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    Amanda C. · Married on 04/08/2018

    5.0
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      5.0
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    Perfect Venue

    Working with the staff, Carla and J.J., at the Vancouver Rowing Club to coordinate and plan our wedding was very easy due to their professionalism and friendliness. J.J., the bar manager, made sure that drink options were to our satisfaction and assembled an amazing staff for the day of our wedding. Communication with the events coordinator was very easy and they were able to answer any of our questions promptly. The venue itself is located in such a beautiful setting and provided us with wonderful city and park venues. We felt it was the perfect place for a Vancouver wedding and it made our wedding day even more special.

    Sent on 08/08/2018

    Vancouver Rowing Club's reply:

    Hello Amanda,

    It was our pleasure,
    JJ & I are pleased to hear your day went seamlessly, we would like to thank you & Rob for Deciding to host your Wedding with Vancouver Rowing Club. Best wishes

    Carla & JJ
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    Emily C. · Married on 31/07/2016

    4.2
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      4.0
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      4.0
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      4.0
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      4.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Vancouver Rowing Club was absolutely amazing! We loved that it was right on the seawall and you get the perfect feel and view of Vancouver. Nicole, the event manager, was really responsive and flexible with our needs. This venue is kind of a bare basics type of deal? Just chairs and table ... and you can really jazz it up and make it your own or have it as is (which IMO is not as nice). But the options are all there! They make their money through their bar, so you have to do your drinks through them which is fair. And you have the option of open bar or cash bar, which is quite standard in Vancouver. I absolutely loved them and highly recommend it!

    Sent on 03/09/2016
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    Michelle L. · Married on 20/09/2014

    5.0
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      5.0
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    I am so happy we had our Wedding at the Vancouver Rowing Club (VRC). It was a beautiful venue and a perfect location. We had both the Ceremony and Reception at the VRC. We had about 136 guests and it was a perfect fit. Lindsay and her team and Nicole from Emelles Catering were amazing to work with. They went over and above on the day of and during the planning, they answered all my emails and questions. Trust me I had lots of questions. They were accommodating and you could tell that they have experience working with Brides. We went back and forth with the menu and decoration options and both Lindsay and Nicole worked with me through it all. They were professional and easy going from the start. All the staff were friendly and fun and I would work with them again in a heartbeat. I would definitely recommend the Vancouver Rowing Club.

    Sent on 12/10/2014

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