Started in 1858 at Kolkata
, Calcutta Rowing Club is an athletic and social organization promoting rowing on the Ganges River
. The club offers sweep rowing and sculling, beginner lessons and serious competition. Mainly inter and intra-club competitions are held. Usual regattas and pagal regattas are organized for public.
The club has a bar, gymnasium, billiardís room and an outdoor cafe. Associate membership is offered. Rowing facilities are available from 06:00 to 07:30 hrs and 15:30 to 17:00 hrs daily.
The nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
. Howrah Railway Station
is the convenient railhead.