Lake Union Crew is a vibrant community of athletes and coaches, located on the west side of Lake Union in the heart of Seattle. Since LUC was founded in 1998 by Rome Ventura, the club has grown into a home for all who value fitness, fun, and friendship.
Our Motto: Where Teamwork is Everything
Lake Union Crew was founded upon the guiding principle that teamwork is everything. Above all else, LUC strives to connect athletes of all ages, abilities, and goals to create one team, who support, encourage and challenge each other.
Lake Union Crew
2520 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
LUC Masters Race Teams
Lake Union Crew is recognized as one of the premier adult rowing clubs in the United States. Racing is an important part of our boathouse and we are dedicated to providing racing opportunities for everyone, from our Sweep and Scull to our Nationally Competitive Program. We compete in local and national regattas along with international events such as the Royal Henley Regatta in England and the World Championships.
LUC Masters and Junior racing victories include:
12 FISA and World Masters Championships
10 Head of the Charles Championships
5 USRowing Junior National Championships
9 USRowing Junior Regional Championships
22 USRowing Masters National Championships
18 Canadian Masters National Championships
14 San Diego Crew Classic
10 Windermere Opening Day Championships
4 USRowing Northwest Region Novice Champs
We also enter teams for fundraising events, because giving back to the community is important to our members and we are privileged to be able to contribute. Come and join us to see what it’s all about.
Join the Club
Sign up online for Lake Union Crew’s popular Learn to Row class. 12 sessions for only $149! Learn more here.
Are you a former rower that would like to return to the sport? We have programs for all skill levels.