- Complete and sign the Membership and
Liability Waiver forms.
- Send us payment for the appropriate fees (to
Bair Island Aquatic Center).
- Join the BIAC_AC
Google group and read this site to stay informed.
- BIAC has a variety of
memberships to meet your needs. Most are $400 per year
(for example, membership + boat usage annual fees).
- Membership starts on May 1,
and ends the following year on April 30.
- If you join after May 1, your annual fee
is pro-rated through the end of April.
All memberships include a Volunteer Requirement (12 hours per year),
which keeps our costs down and helps develop community within
the club. Please note that membership is BIAC as a whole, rather than
to individual programs, which may also include extra
charges for coaching, race entries, and other fees specific to
Rowing: Membership, Boat Usage, and Private Storage Yearly Costs
Rowing membership is $200 per year. Typically, members pay an additional $200/year
either for use of BIAC boats or private boat storage, dues + boat fees to $400/year.
- Club Membership: $200 per year
- Use of BIAC Boats and equipment: $200 per year
- Private 1x, 2x
Shell Storage at BIAC: $200 per year
(1x $100 if stored on top rack,and not rowed)
- Private 4+, 4x storage: $800 per year
- Private 8+ storage: $1000 per year
Junior (Student) Rowers: Please visit
www.NorCalCrew.org for details.
Paddling: Membership, Boat Usage, and Private Storage Yearly Costs
- Club Membership + Paddling
Boats and Equipment: $250 per year
- High School (No Volunteer
Requirement): $200 per year
- Middle School (short
season): $20 per year
- Private 1x Paddling Boat Storage: $150 per boat/year
- Stand-up Paddle Board Storage: $75 per board/year
Rowing or Paddling Summer Memberships (4 months, May-August)
- Adult: $150
- Student: $125
- High School: $125
Single Day Use, Guest Drop-in =
$10 per day
Please complete and sign the
Liability Waiver form
Other Out-of-Town Short-Term Membership email for more
Introductory Memberships (3 months)
Payment is by check or
credit card. Checks should be made out to the Bair
Island Aquatic Center and either mailed
to us or deposited into the black mailbox right inside of our main clubhouse door.
To pay by credit card (VISA, MC, or DISCOVER), please contact the Treasurer at
Membership starts on May 1, and ends the following year on
April 30. If you join after May 1, your annual fee will be
pro-rated through the end of April.
Special groups and
- Learn to
Row/Paddle events includes a 3 month membership.
- Membership dues may be waived for active
coxswains and coaches.
- Group Affiliates: please contact your
affiliate leader for more information on specific costs
associated with your program. Dragon Boaters are a good
- Link to
1. Signup: All members are required to complete and
sign a BIAC Membership Intake
2. Waiver: All members and guests are required to
sign a BIAC Liability Waiver
(page 2 or 3 of the Membership Intake
Form) prior to any use of the Center's facilities and
services. Members under 18 years of age must have their liability
form signed by a legal parent or guardian.
3. BIAC_AC Group: To stay informed BIAC members
must sign up for the BIAC_AC
Google Group. There are also other specific interest program groups
to join once your initial membership is active.
4. Storage: Members who store their shells at BIAC
must pay the appropriate storage fees (see above), sign a Shell Storage
Agreement, and coordinate your rack location with the YardMaster@GoBair.org or
Info: Members must let us know of any changes
in their contact information such as change of address, phone,
email, or change of student status. Contact the Treasurer@gobair.org or
a nonprofit, volunteer organization. Help from all members in maintaining boats and
the facility is required. For an annual paid membership the
volunteer requirement is 12 hours per year or $25/hour
(up to $250) additional dues.
Regular work parties are scheduled
throughout the year, often accompanied by a barbecue with great
food, providing members with an opportunity to get to know each
other while supporting BIAC.
Only paid masters Members
(paddling or rowing) are eligible to vote in Board of Directors
All new members are required to participate
in a site orientation, which may include an equipment
certification process, prior to using the facility
unsupervised. Ask your program
manager for a tour.
Current BIAC members may have a guest use
BIAC facilities up to three times per year. All guests are
required to sign a BIAC
Liability Waiver prior to the use of BIAC facilities or
services. Guests under 18 years of age must have their Waiver
signed by their legal parent or guardian. Waivers are located at the
BIAC facility or on page 2 or 3 of the Membership Intake
- Link to Rules
It is strongly advised that each member, new
and current, review the BIAC Rules and Regulations. A hard copy
is posted in the lobby of the BIAC facility. The Rules and Regulations go into more
detail regarding the information described above.
All club members and club programs are
requested to operate in compliance with these Rules and
Regulations. Violations of these Rules and Regulations may
result in disciplinary action by an authorized BIAC
representative, defined as a board member, program leader, team
captain, or coach.
Every member should also be familiar with
and Care procedures to help ensure everyone's safety in our
community and to help the upkeep of our special facility. The
challenges of a dynamic marine environment with many programs
using BIAC and the waterways deserve respect.