The Summer Learning classes are non-competitive rowing programs for Middle School and early High School athletes (rising 9th graders) for ALL LEVELS – NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! The emphasis is on learning rowing technique, boat handling, physical conditioning, teamwork, and fun!

The Development Experienced programs are for those who have completed a Learn-to-Row class or equivalent.

Entering Grade 6 – 9 in the Fall. Rowers will be taught separately to adjust the program to their differing sizes and strengths.

Late Summer 2018

Heaven Week – official summer programs are over, and the Fall programs are not quite ready to begin. Come row during this quiet week.
Pre-requisite: Learn to Row program or coach’s recommendation
Aug 13-17 M-F 8:30a-11a

Summer 2018

Age: Rising 6th -9th grade, born 2006 or earlier


For new rowers, in our two week Learn to Row programs, an introduction to rowing and our club. Athletes will enjoy sessions which incorporate on-land and water rowing with instruction with warm up exercises and camp activities.

We are offering 2 week sessions with classes 4 days per week. After you have completed the Learn-to-Row class you are ready to move up to the Development Experienced Team.

Program Times:
AM: 8:30-10a  or
PM:  5-6:30p

  • Session 0: 6/11-6/21 – PM Session only
  • Session 1: 6/25-7/6  (due to July 4th holiday this session’s days vary from the other sessions. Second week will be M, T, Th, F)
  • Session 2: 7/9-7/19
  • Session 3: 7/23-8/2

Development Team Experienced:

Experienced Middle School athletes will continue to gain skill.   Athletes will be grouped based on experience and progress.

New this summer – a flexible schedule. You choose the total number of weeks to row, and the weeks you will row.  Easy to schedule around vacations, and maximize your rowing.

Choose between 1 to 10 single week Sessions starting June 4 through August 10.
The more sessions you choose, the less expensive per week.

Program Times:
AM: M-Th  8:30-10a  (AM Sessions start July 2)
PM: M-Th  5-6:30p

Can choose AM or PM Session. PM Sessions only while school is in session.   AM sessions begin week of July 2.
If you choose 8 or more weeks, and AM sessions for the balance of the summer, please come for the PM session before school is out.

Online registration is only available for those who wish to pay by credit card or PayPal. If you wish to pay by check, please contact the office [call: 203-866-0080 ext 4,  or email: nrraacctg (at) norwalkriverrowing (dot ) org]. They will be happy to accommodate you.

Note – athletes are not eligible to participate in rowing or other training activities until registration has been completed, payment (or payment plan) made and medical paperwork completed.

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