Donahue Rowing Center

237 North Quinsigamond Avenue
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

About the Center

The Donahue Rowing Center is a rowing facility located on Lake Quinsigamond and is home to many local high school and college crew teams. The buildings were built on town owned land by vote of the Shrewsbury Annual Town Meeting in 1991.
Donahue Rowing Center building

Donahue Rowing Center Resources


Groundbreaking ceremonies took place on April 24, 1992. The first shells were stored in the boathouse on December 5, 1992. Dedication ceremonies were held April 24, 1993. Final construction was completed in 1994 at a total cost of $1,074,882 with minimal cost to the taxpayers of Shrewsbury. The Donahue Rowing Center 2002 addition, which was donated, has added 4 more storage bays to the original 6 bays built in 1992. The addition was dedicated on September 27, 2002, with over 500 past and present rowers of the Donahue Rowing Center present.

Renting Rack Space

For more information about renting rack space contact the Parks and Recreation office at 508-841-8503. For information about rowing regattas contact the Quinsigamond Rowing Association.

Adult Rowing Programs

For information about joining adult rowing programs contact the Quinsigamond Rowing Club.