The Greater Charleston Rowing & Paddling Alliance is an organization of active rowing & paddling clubs in the greater Charleston area dedicated to the promotion and development of the sport and the creation of a rowing & paddling facility. The Charleston Boathouse will be made available to all rowers, paddlers and those individuals living in the greater Charleston area who have a desire to learn to row or paddle. All levels and ages, including club, college and recreational, for the greater health and good of all participants in the sport. The GCRPA believes through the sport of rowing we can reach out to the Charleston community with a variety of programs offering the tools to live a healthier life style. Rowing & Paddling develops an individual's confidence through strength and focus, which contributes to their greater well-being. Part of our mission is to offer this opportunity to all interested through our learn-to-row programs as well as a comprehensive training approach to the experienced athlete.