Rowing on the Yarra River has been a popular activity since the beginnings of Melbourne as a City in the mid-19th century. Melbourne's historic rowing boathouses on the banks of the Yarra River in Alexandra Gardens are home to the following Melbourne rowing clubs:
Banks Rowing Club 
Mercantile Rowing Club 
La Trobe University Rowing Club 
Melbourne Rowing Club 
Melbourne University Boat Club 
Yarra Yarra Rowing Club 
Richmond Rowing Club .
This post is part of the Wednesday Waters meme,
and also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme.