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Torrens Rowing Club And Function Centre
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Victoria Dr. Adelaide. Adelaide, SA, 5000.
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A unique venue for your next function in adelaide. The fabulous river views of the torrens and easily accessible parking on victoria drive make torrens rowing club a perfect choice for that special function. A key attribute of the torrens rowing club function room is its central location, between the cbd of adelaide and north adelaide. Fully stocked bar. The club enjoys picturesque water views of the river looking north towards st. Peters cathedral. Access and facilities for the disabled. Kitchen facilities. Capacity for up to 150 people (stand up/cocktail party) or 120 seated the area can be sectioned to suit your function size. Air-conditioned/heated function hall. Features of the club rooms include: a relaxing balcony with retractable concertina doors to open on those balmy summer evenings or closed for those not so friendly winter nights. The centre can cater for up to 150 guests at a stand up/cocktail function or up to 120 guests with seating. Our function centre can cater for christmas parties, product launches, anniversaries, meetings, seminars, conferences, weddings, birthdays, corporate events or just about any other function. The torrens rowing club function centre is located on the southern bank of the torrens river , just east of the adelaide bridge (also known as king william st bridge) in adelaide, south australia. Suitable for wedding receptions, christmas functions, corporate functions, birthday celebrations, product launches and more. For further information or to make a booking send your enquiry via this web site email the function centre manager telephone (08) 82234428 or write to the secretary, adelaide, gpo box 512, torrens rowing club, 5001 (please provide a telephone contact number).

Early in 1903, an avid group of young men discussed the possibility of forming a rowing club. The club raced very competitively over the after 15 years until the outbreak of World War I, when rowing came to a standstill with a tall enlistment of rowing members throughout the country. Over the next decade Torrens competed healthy and won more than the lion’s share of victories both locally and interstate. Opening day of the stylish boat shed in 1933. With peace declared in 1945, the Club was back on the water with the return of enlisted men and munitions workers. The following decade was a very consistent onthewater performance era for the Torrens club. State pennants were almost a foregone conclusion for Torrens and this formed a safe base for the Club for the following two decades. 195765 was a sincere golden era with the Club winning Champion senior fours for eight continuous years, Champion senior eights for seven continuous titles, Senior premierships for six successive years, with also the Junior and Lightweight premierships tomorrow our way another seven times. Tragedy struck the club in 1975, when the top floor of the boat shed was gutted by fire. Only the expertise of the fire officer in charge (an surplus oarsman), saved the boats and bottom floor of the boat shed. In recent years, the additional infrastructure acquisition of a boat shed bay at the West Lakes South Australian Aquatic center ensured the Club had the equal of the best facilities and equipment for its rowers. In our Centenary season of 2003, our customary Opening Day, was postponed by a week as a mark of respect on a national day of mourning for the Bali bombings. Old members attended from all over Australia. Since the hasty beginnings of the ARC, the status of the Club and its members have become firmly entrenched as one of the respected rowing clubs, not only in SA but throughout Australia. Many previous members and oarsmen retired from competition form a group within the ARC obvious as the TOMS (Torrens Worn Members) who have a history all of their own. Beginning and end the TOMS was the brainchild and personal hobbyhorse of Jack pollen, legendary rower and coach for Torrens and the state of South Australia. In his lengthy time at Torrens Jack held fair about every office in the Club up to and including the Presidency. Over the years' numbers gradually declined, although to this day a fitful group of used members still row maximum Sundays. Continuity of the TOMS’ concept has been ensured in recent times, however, thanks to the tireless efforts of Grantley Baldwin. Impaired boys put an eight in the water for a few weirs. Group from time to time, also help the Club financially with various projects. Established after the collapse of the Banks Rowing Club in 1903, the Torrens Rowing Club has promoted novice rowing at all levels for over 110 years. For more than eleven decades, the Club has ensured it has a mighty presence in local, state, national and international regattas and championships, supporting its members to attain their goals in any way it can. In addition to rowing, the Club is also a hub of social activity.

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