Come to Family Day! Oct 14th 8 am-11 am

Everyone’s invited to Norwalk River Rowing’s Family Day!

Masters, Youth, Racing and Dev, brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, partners.

Saturday, Oct 14
8am – 11am  (coincides with youth practice)
1 Moodys Lane, Norwalk

Bring something yummy to share.

Never rowed before but was curious? Take a tour in the barge. Get on an erg.

We look forward to seeing you!

Matt Labine – Saying Good-bye

Matt with his Novice Girls in May 2014

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Matt Labine late last week.

Matt was a long-time member of the Norwalk River Rowing Community. While Matt had an illustrious career as a varsity rower for Yale and the US National Team, he came to Norwalk in 2005 as a parent of a Youth athlete on our racing team, Mike and, later, Ann. Matt was immediately very involved with the NRRA, was elected to the Board of Directors, and became Chairman of the Board in 2009. After Matt’s tenure on the Board, Matt joined the coaching staff of the Girls Racing team as Novice Coach, alongside his wife Catharine as Girls Head Coach.  Matt later spent more time in a launch on our river as Assistant Women’s Coach for Fairfield University.

We send thoughts and prayers to Catharine, Mike and Ann.

Matt will be missed by Norwalk River Rowing and the entire rowing community.