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
June 6, 2015

Adult Learn-To-Row
starts June 22, 2015

Adult Learn-To-Row
starts June 8, 2015

Junior Rowing Camp
July 6-11, 2015

see Programs page for details and contact information