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Roll, Colorado, Roll: Rowing Dock Makes Waves With Black Austin Tours
Javier Wallace teaches Austinites about the connection between the Colorado River and Black history
"...Roll into Austin-based water sport-rental company Rowing Dock, and you'll find a new tour titled "Roll,..."

June 25, 2021 News Feature by Cody Song

Summer Storm
German film is a trite tale of youthful angst and closeted sexual confusion about what really happens at those wild and crazy rowing camps that keep all of Bavaria abuzz.
" know, really happens at those wild and crazy rowing camps that keep all of Bavaria abuzz. Of course,..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Papi Chulo
A heartwarming story of the messiness of friendship between the unlikeliest of pals
" do everything other than paint the deck. Hiking, rowing, go to parties, anything to distract Sean from his..."

June 21, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Summer Camps
Instead of renting twenty videos per week and melting your kids' brains this summer, try some of these more active activities
"...and with disciplines ranging from Shakespeare, scuba, yoga, zookeeping, rowing, and magic, to good old standbys like soccer-, cyber-,..."

May 7, 2004 Features Feature by Diana Welch

Naked City
Off the Desk:
" in charge of renting boating equipment and providing rowing instruction along Town Lake. Well, sort of.In a compromise..."

April 16, 1999 News Feature

Playing Through
Realize your long-held rowing dreams at the Texas Rowing Center
" meet, real Abercrombie & Fitch kind of guys, rowing together as one...."

April 25, 2008 Column by Thomas Hackett

The Canoe Conundrum
Longtime proprietors of Town Lake's canoe rental franchise get sent up the river without a paddle
"...winning company, an offshoot of rowboat and kayak vendor Rowing Dock, will pull the paddles out from under the..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...March)3/1/20133/1/2013 COTA Event - Grand Am Rolex Series3/1/20133/3/2013 Austin Rowing Club - Heart of Texas Regatta3/2/20133/3/2013 Farmers Market (every..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

ARC Done a Disservice in PARD Article
"...away the farm for decades and use the Austin Rowing Club as an example. What wasn’t mentioned is that:..."

July 28, 2009 Postmarks

Boot Camp Challenge: Week One
If Barack Obama can become president, I can certainly lose 16 pounds in six weeks
"...Thu., Jan. 22, 6am: Day 3 Rifles and Rowing Made it on time, which is a good thing..."

Jan. 24, 2009 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Summer Camp Guide
"...With instruction ranging from hip-hop to gaming, golf to rowing, and interior design to Web publishing, there's something here..."

April 28, 2006 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

A Guide to Austin Lakes and What to Do on Them
Boating, ziplining, and more water activities to enjoy
"...individual motorized boats, making for calmer waters for kayakers. Rowing Dock and Zilker Park Boat Rentals have kayaks available..."

Aug. 24, 2021 Chronolog Post by Avery Wohleb

Developing Stories: May's Plan-a-Thon
Public meetings on Downtown plans produce mixed – or uncertain – results
"...which drew about 60 attendees, two-thirds of them Austin Rowing Club members. With encouragement from Council Mem­ber Sheryl Cole..."

May 29, 2009 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: Beside the Point
Bowing to public pressure, city declines to change management of Zilker's canoe rental service from longtime concessionaire Zilker Park Boat Rentals
"...both bids – although the Thomases have operated their Rowing Dock boat rental service, also on Town Lake, for..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Column by Wells Dunbar

2005 Kids Summer Camps
An annotated list of several places where kids could be going this summer to enjoy physically and mentally invigorating activities
"...ROWING DOCK sets sail to Town Lake for all-boating, all-floating..."

April 29, 2005 Features Feature

Travis County Sheriff Apologizes for Embarrassing Internal Video
“Motivational” video re-creates galley slave scene from Ben-Hur
"...the video begins innocuously, with Hernandez exercising on a rowing machine and discussing individual goals for 2019, such as..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Gay Place
Saturday marks Austin's seventh annual Queerbomb, a free, all ages, all inclusive queer celebration
"...Gilder Reading & Signing: Course Correction: A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX Ginny..."

June 3, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

From the Speaker Blotter
Here's the lineup
"...• Kourtney de Haas: Update from Austin Rowing Club on logistics and construction effects and Waller Creek..."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Beside the Point: We Love Us!
Just ask anybody – Austinites approve of Austin
"...the nonprofit Austin Row­ing Club or the for-profit Texas Rowing Center – the matter was delayed until nearly 9pm...."

Nov. 18, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

The Social Network
This retelling of Facebook's first contentious steps is a blisteringly entertaining film formed of a lovely amalgam of David Fincher's direction, Aaron Sorkin's screenplay, and Jesse Eisenberg's spotless performance as Mark Zuckerberg.
"...Fincher's not having a laugh by goosing a competitive rowing sequence with the same musical strain of Grieg's "Peer..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

'Mojo' Recommends
Super Furry Animal Gruff Rhys, driving popsters and cows mad
"...covers all aspects of getting from A to B: rowing boats, helicopters with electronic brains, walking, swimming, rowing, cycling...."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

Chef stuff and tube news
"...River School, and a new home at the Texas Rowing Center with a family-fun-filled benefit at the Broken Spoke..."

July 28, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Summer Fun
Where one might rent a boat or other watercraft in Austin should one wish to do so
"...Rowing Dock 2418 Stratford, 459-0999"

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Meiling Guentzel

Buried Alive
The "Freedom Flotilla"
"...set off for the states from Havana, taking turns rowing through rough waters in a tiny boat crowded with..."

Dec. 18, 1998 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

Steven Fromholz
"...Flung Adventures, doing a music trip down there and rowing boats. And then I'll go to Houston and play..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

" just that: an environment sans terra firma. Sailing, rowing, and, occasionally flying across this vast, murky expanse are..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The River Wild
"...conditioning that Streep had to do for the film's rowing scenes, she appears toned and physically larger than in..."

Sept. 30, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Public Notice: Oaks, Highways, and No Pickleball?
A potpourri of upcoming happenings
"...Sign up now at, go down to the Rowing Dock any time between Sept. 25 to Oct. 25..."

Sept. 17, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Top Books to Read in 2020 As Everything Falls Apart
In a COVID-strained year, tales of families repairing their lives and the caste system's effect of Black Americans made an impact
"...THE 1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS (2013), which does for competitive rowing what Netflix's The Queen's Gambit did for chess. I'm..."

Dec. 18, 2020 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Austin's Flatiron Pictures Acquires The Naked Rower
Studio to develop story of Olympian Rob Hamill
"...The Naked Rower, the 2010 autobiography of New Zealand rowing legend Rob Hamill, chronicling his record-setting Transatlantic crossing...."

Nov. 25, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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