Welcome to Hiawatha Island Boat Club

Hiawatha Island Boat Club, located at the Les Wagner Rowing Center in Owego, NY, is the premier rowing facility in the Southern Tier of NY.

Our 5,000 square ft boathouse and dock system on the Susquehanna River affords rowers over three miles of calm and scenic waterway for training and racing. The Club provides members with sweep and sculling boats, storage for member-owned boats, full lavatory and shower facilities, and indoor rowing equipment. The river affords members over 3 miles of protected water with a minimum of motorized craft.

We are conveniently located near:
  • Binghamton, NY
  • Elmira, NY
  • Ithaca, NY
  • Sayre, PA
HIBC supports a variety of programs, including:
  • Learn-To-Row
  • Junior rowing
  • Masters rowing
  • Recreational rowing
  • Competitive rowing
  • Sweep rowing
  • Sculling
The Les Wagner Rowing Center is also home to Binghamton University Crew


Open House
Saturday June 7, 2014

Adult Learn-To-Row
Starts June 9, 2014

Adult Learn-To-Row
Starts June 16, 2014

Junior Rowing Camp
July 7-12, 2014

see Programs page for details and contact information