Spring 2019 Masters

CORTLANDT ROWING SPRING MASTERS PROGRAM

Whether you have never picked up an oar, or rowed in high school or college, we welcome all masters (adults ages 21 and up) into the Spring Masters Program. For those who are new to rowing, you will learn to row the basic stroke, using Concept 2 Rowing Machines and on the water rowing. Opportunities to compete in regattas will be made available for experienced rowers. Those who opt to sign up for regattas should be willing to commit to a consistent training schedule, be willing to accept coach’s feedback and be ready to support and compete with your teammates. 

Program Fee $240 per rower.


PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Coached practice weekly:

  • Sunday: on water 7:00am–9:30am (7:30am-9:30am when indoors)

Weekly informal rows led by experienced, approved masters rowers. Days and times TBD.

Additional informal non-coached rows are arranged on participant basis:

  • Rowers may erg on their own or with a buddy at a time of their convenience at CCRA Indoors at 137 7th Street, Verplanck. Please see the Masters Independent Practices page for instructions and signup.
  • Rowers that have passed a safety/proficiency test given by the head coach may sign up to row on Lake Meahagh (with other approved rowers) at their convenience once the air/water warm up to safe temperatures. Strict adherence to CCRA on-water rules and Lake Meahagh’s traffic pattern is required.

RACING at REGATTAS

CCRA Masters aims to compete in several local and regional regattas throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons. Races and events will be selected by the head coach based on the competitive potential of the crew and the attitude, attendance, and performance of the individuals throughout the season. Masters opting to race must review and agree to the regatta registration procedures and policies of the club.

Regatta schedule can be found on the Events and Races Calendar page.


SWIM TEST AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

All Masters team members must sign a waiver OR pass a swim test each year consisting of: Swim 50 meters, tread water for 10 minutes, put on a PFD (lifejacket) while in the water. This is for your safety. Dina at [email protected] to arrange to take a swim test.

All Masters must abide by CCRA Safety requirements and watch the US Rowing Safety video. See the Safety Requirements page.


REGISTRATION FORMS AND PAYMENT

Rowers must register within 2 weeks of the start of the season. Otherwise, you must wait until the start of the next season.

Questions? E-mail [email protected], or call Mrs. Dina Tompkins at (914) 589-9112

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