Introduction of HKCRA
The Hong Kong, China Rowing Association (HKCRA) was established in 1978 and is the governing body for the sport of rowing in Hong Kong. It is affiliated to the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, and to the Asian Rowing Federation (ARF) and International Rowing Federation (FISA).
The HKCRA operates two rowing centre along adjoining the Sha Tin Shing Mun River in Sha Tin. They are Sha Tin Rowing Centre and Jockey Club Shek Mun Rowing Centre, located at Fo Tan and at Shek Mun respectively. Most Hong Kong rowing clubs are based at these two Centres for regular trainings and competition. Sha Tin Rowing Centre also serves as the official headquarters and administrative offices of the Association.
The HKCRA has entitled and organized different types of promotion and development programmes and activities including “Youth Development Programme”, “Para-rowing Programme”, “Indoor Rowing for Schools Programme” and “Coastal rowing activities, aiming to expand the sport of rowing at community level for different people indeed with the ultimate goal to achieve rowing for all.