Become a Member

Become a Member

We hope that everyone who decides to row with Berkshire Rowing becomes a member. As a club, we value team spirit and camaraderie. Members are a tight-knit, inclusive, and fun bunch! Other benefits of membership include lower rental fees (see below), the convenience of signing up for rentals online and the ability to bring guests to row with you. Come row with us on beautiful Onota Lake!

Types of Membership

We are proud to offer different memberships to best fit the needs of you and your family. Each membership is valid for one year and entitles you to lower rental fees. An Oarsman membership grants you unlimited rowing!

Rates for the 2018 summer season are currently being finalized. If you have any inquiries, please email

  • Basic
    • A voting member of BRASS
    • Receives 3 free boat rentals
  • Oarsman
    • A voting member of BRASS
    • Unlimited rowing by appointment during regular boathouse hours
  • Family A special, lower rate is offered for each additional family member after a primary member purchases either a Basic or Oarsman membership
  • Youth 


These rates are in addition to the membership fees EXCEPT for Student Oarsman or Oarsman. They grant you unlimited rowing for the duration of the session. We have split this season into 3 sessions at 9 weeks each: Each is to be paid prior to first row! 

Rates for the 2018 summer season are currently being finalized. If you have any inquiries, please email

  • Spring – Boathouse opening to 6/30
  • Summer – 7/1 to 8/31
  • Fall – 9/1 to End of Season

Rentals Fees

These would be for those who choose to not join a session but would like to occasionally row.

For Members: The seat fee per row is currently being finalized. This is only applicable to Basic members who no longer have free rows or a session.

For Non-Members: The seat fee for team boats (doubles, quads) and for singles is currently being finalized.

How to Join

We are thrilled that you are interested in becoming a member! In addition to mailing your application, we encourage applicants to email us at or give us a call at 413-442-7769.

A membership application will be available as soon as rates for the 2018 season are finalized. Completed membership applications can be mailed to:

Berkshire Rowing and Sculling Society

P.O. BOX 787

Pittsfield, MA 01202