Situated on the banks of the Swan River and just ten minutes from Perth’s CBD, SRRC is the perfect venue for a range of parties and private functions.
SRRC has a history dating back to 1885 and is located directly on the banks of Perth’s picturesque Swan River. Our upstairs function room can be hired for up to 150 guests, depending on your required seating configuration, and opens onto a large balcony that takes in sweeping views of the river and through to the city skyline. Tastefully decorated in neutral tones, our function room provides the perfect backdrop in which to create a fully personalised event tailored to your needs.
Affordable, Inner Perth Venue Hire
Staging an event, particularly in and around the Perth CBD, can be costly. If you’re considering a hotel, pub or other licensed venue, you’re likely to be locked into onsite catering as well as minimum food and beverage packages that can quickly exceed your budget. The Swan River Rowing Club is different in that we offer an idyllic location with stunning views close to Perth and public transport, but our clients maintain complete control over the design of their events. This includes organising their own catering, beverage supply, decorations, entertainment, AV equipment and party lighting as per their own, individual requirements. Whilst we can provide recommendations on suppliers who regularly service our venue, how our clients choose to run their events is completely up to them. This can include party organisers supplying their own home cooked food and purchased beverages which has the potential to save even more money.
Our venue is located right on the banks of Perth’s Swan River, just next to Canning Bridge and a short walk from the Canning Bridge train station. We have paid, onsite parking for 30 cars and additional public parking is available at nearby Raffles Hotel if required. The upstairs function room features its own separate entrance via a staircase and there is also an elevator for ease of wheelchair access and goods deliveries. For our low, venue hire fees, event organisers have complete use of the function room, balcony space, semi-commercial kitchen, rest room facilities and the club’s tables and chairs. Small bar facilities, as well as bar or wait staff can also be hired at an additional cost. Venue hirers are given direct contact with one of our staff members who acts as a point of contact leading up to the event and is also on hand throughout the function should any unforeseen issues arise.
Types of Functions Held at SRRC
Over the last 20 years, SRRC has played host to a wide variety of private parties and other functions. Available to hire mornings, afternoons, evenings and for full-day events, our upstairs function room overlooking Perth’s Swan River is ideal for school discos, fundraisers, awards nights, trivia nights, family Christmas functions and especially for the following types of events:
Take the stress out of preparing your home for a birthday party by, instead, staging the event at the Swan River Rowing Club. With complete flexibility to cater and decorate the event specifically to your needs and budget, our venue provides a warm and welcoming environment in which guests can help celebrate your special day whilst taking in views of the Swan River, through to the Perth city skyline. Our tasteful décor, semi-commercial kitchen and expansive balcony area complete with BBQ enable birthday party venue hirers to create a fully customised, celebratory atmosphere that encompasses both indoor and outdoor spaces.View More
SRRC provides a romantic and picturesque backdrop in which to celebrate anniversaries, vow renewals and other special relationship milestones. Centrally located just ten minutes from the Perth CBD and easily accessible by both car and public transport, our venue is available to hire on weekdays, weekends and even public holidays. Facing directly onto the Swan River, the SRRC venue features an expansive balcony area, access to the river bank, fully equipped kitchen facilities and a flexible floor space that can be configured to suit a variety of anniversary party formats from casual through to formal.View More
With flat, low rate hire fees, SRRC’s upstairs function room is an ideal venue to celebrate graduation from high school or university. Available for hire by both individuals and school organisations, our venue holds around 85 guests for seated events up to 150 people for cocktail style functions. With morning, afternoon and evening hires available, SRRC is close to the Perth CBD and public transport and has onsite parking as well as wheelchair friendly access.View More
About The Swan River Rowing Club
With a proud heritage dating back over 200 years, The Swan River Rowing Club was established in 1885 and is the second oldest club in WA. We provide a range of different membership levels and are committed to promoting and encouraging the sport of rowing across all age groups and competency levels. SRRC offers a friendly and inclusive environment in which members can participate in an extensive calendar of rowing events as well as a variety of organised social functions throughout the year. Housing an upstairs function room with capacity for up to 150 people that takes in sweeping views of the Swan River, SRRC is a popular venue hire option for club members as well as the wider community looking to stage weddings, parties and corporate events.read more
Hosting unforgettable events for over 100 years
We went to a function at the Swan River Rowing Club a couple of years ago, It’s a wonderful venue with river views and there’s plenty of parking.
Booked the SRRC for a corporate event over a 4 day period. The facilities and location are great. Can’t fault in any way, clean, tidy and totally private.