Norwalk River Rowing  provides a great environment for youth! We teach respect, discipline, team work and commitment. All of this while they get fit, fast and have fun.

Choose the program that best fits your needs…..

Middle School (ages 12-14)

For Middle Schoolers, we have the Development Team. The Development Team is our non-competitive rowing program. Start with a Learn-to-Row class and then move on to the Development Experienced team. Emphasis is on rowing technique, boat handling, physical conditioning, teamwork and fun as well as preparation for the High School Racing Team.   No experience necessary! 

High School (age 14+)

Development Team:

For the NEW rower or for the athlete who loves rowing but is not ready for the commitment of Racing Team. Focus is on improving skill and fitness, but with a lower training intensity.
Learn-to-Row programs to get you on the water fast!

Racing Team:

Our Competitive Racing Program. For the high school student who enjoys competition. The team travels around the region on weekends to regattas to compete with other high school athletes.

    • Varsity (school year):  Previous experience required to be start on  the Varsity Racing Team. Has completed a year of Novice Racing or at recommendation of coach.
    • Novice (school year):  For the newer rower that has been racing for less than a year, but has completed a Learn-to-Row.
    • Winter Programs: We may be off the water but there is still plenty to do. Continue training to keep up fitness and increase strength. Getting ready for the exciting Spring sprint season!
    • Summer Programs:  Sharpen your skills and your strength over summer. Focus on smaller boats. Summer Races!

See our Frequently Asked Questions page if you have questions.

You can download the Required Forms here.