Fall 2017 Masters

Fall 2017 Masters


Whether you have never picked up an oar, or rowed in high school or college, we welcome all masters (adults) into the Fall 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, willing to accept coach’s feedback and ready to compete with your teammates. 

  • Runs from Sept 3 – Nov 5 (or later until Lake Meahagh ices over!)
  • Coached and non-coached practices on Lake Meahagh and the Hudson River at Cortlandt Waterfront Park.
  • For those opting to compete in regattas: Must commit to minimum of 3 practice sessions with registered boat before regatta.
  • May attend any Row to Music session free of charge.

Fee $225 per rower. USRowing registration and regatta fees are separate.


2 coached practices:

Tuesday 5pm–7pm

Sunday: 7:00am–9:30am

Informal non-coached rows: Weekday mornings at 5:30am and weekday afternoons arranged on participant basis with at least one approved master rower leading the practice.


CCRA competes 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. (will be posted shortly)

Here are the Fall regattas for Masters, please use the signup sheets to indicate whether you will be attending. The sign up sheets will close on September 9 so that boats can be assigned and registered. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE TO SIGN UP FOR REGATTAS AFTER THIS DATE. Check your calendars and SIGN UP NOW!

Masters Scrimmage at East Arm Rowing, 9/16, Saturday, Greenwood Lake

Head of the Riverfront, 10/1, Sunday, Hartford, CT

Head of the Housatonic, 10/7, Saturday, Indian Wells State Park, CT

Head of the Charles, 10/21-10/22, Saturday and Sunday, Boston, MA

Head of the Schuylkill, 10/28-10/29, Saturday and Sunday, Philadelphia, PA


Coach Steve is offering coached private and semi-private sessions. Sign up here!


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. Please contact Dina at [email protected] to schedule.


Please fill out the forms and email them back to [email protected]

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

You can pay online via PayPal or credit card, or mail check to CCRA, PO Box 530, Verplanck, NY 10596. Check should be made out to Cortlandt Community Rowing Association.

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