Super exciting start to Cortlandt Rowing’s spring race season. Youth girls 4+ took 1st place, boys 4+ took 3rd, and boys 8+ took 5th. They and our coaches dedicated themselves to working harder over the winter than ever, erging and lifting weights through snow and cold. Today was a lesson in sport and life that […]
7th–12th Grade A coached rowing program for youth to learn all aspects of the sport and prepare for competitive races. There’s a place on the team for everyone. 14 week program, runs from March 6 – June 10 Coached practices on Lake Meahagh and the Hudson River at Cortlandt Waterfront. Water safety; learning in sleek, […]
“…Rowing machines are the new stars of boutique fitness.” —The Wall Street Journal, October 2015 Easy to Learn: The basics of indoor rowing can be learned in 10 minutes or less. We’ll teach you everything you need to know. Group Motivation: We’ll row together, keeping each other motivated and having fun rowing to music, like spinning. […]
The mission of the Cortlandt Community Rowing Association is to promote health, ﬁtness and the beneﬁts of team participation through the sport of rowing to people of all ages, experience and ability levels, with an emphasis on youth development.
This mission includes improving each individuals physical and mental health; developing an appreciation for natural resources, the Hudson river in particular (a American Heritage River) and be a source of environmental awareness and environmental education; introducing people to the sport of rowing that teaches the value of teamwork, the necessity of practice, hard work, time management, and water safety awareness; the development of healthy minds and bodies through the personal and physical challenges of team sport; and the opportunity for continued physical ﬁtness and team camaraderie throughout life.
CCRA offers rowing and training opportunities for everyone–students in grades 5th-12th wanting to try a new sport, to adult absolute beginners, through experienced masters.
All programs are conducted within US Rowing guidelines, safety standards, and waivers.
Summer 2017 Youth (7th–12th Grade)
Spring 2017 Little Vikings (4th–6th Grade)
The idea that you’re not moving the oar through the water, you’re moving the boat using the blade that’s locked into the water. http://www.row2k.com/features/1046/Technique-Feature–Horizontal–Long–and-Fast/
CCRA Masters Crew spent a lovely day on the Housatonic River, racing and celebrating our teammate Adrianna on her birthday.