Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Richmond Rowing Club,
  • 1 Boathouse Drive, Melbourne,
  • VIC, 3004

Join the Yarra Riverkeeper Association and Cleanwater Group for our 5th Yarra River Blitz proudly supported by Melbourne Water and the Victorian Government. We’ll provide some boats, bags, gloves, and safety gear so you can BLITZ-CLEAN and LOVE YOUR RIVER and PARKLANDS!

Schedule of events:
  • 10:15 -10:30 – Introduction & Safety Briefing
  • 10:45 -12:30 – Yarra River Clean-up
  • 12:30 – 1:00 – BBQ & Prizes
Getting to Richmond Rowing Club:

Bike: Main Yarra Trail

Car: Enter via Boathouse Drive, free all day parking available along Boathouse Drive

Public Transport: Flinders Street Station 5 min walk away

Bring: Layers for varying temps and the splash of your paddle, gloves, water bottle, hat, sunscreen

Provided: Some boats*, bags, safety gear, sausage sizzle @ gold coin donation

* Yarra Riverkeeper Association members get first dibs to canoes and kayaks. Join here: http://yarrariver.org.au.Keep in mind, if you don’t secure a boat, local parklands and riverbanks have troves of trash to collect!

No need to print your tickets

Ready To Join The Yarra Riverkeeper Association?

Join us in working on the Yarra Strategic Plan and the refresh of the Healthy Waterways Strategy for the Yarra.