Fall 2018 Little Vikings

Fall 2018 Little Vikings

4th–6th Grade

A coached rowing program for 4th–6th grade youth to learn the basics of the sport of rowing. There’s a place on the team for everyone.

  • 10 week program, runs from 9/9 – 11/18 (no practice 10/28)
  • Coached practices at our indoor facility and on Lake Meahagh. See info and download map with all locations.
  • Water safety; learning in sleek, safe boats
  • A sport for everyone! If your strength is not in rowing, we will train you to lead rowers as a Coxswain, and develop your leadership skills.

Fee $125 per youth rower


PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Sundays (check signup sheet link each week for location): 12:30pm–2:00pm


SWIM TEST

All team members must 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. Stay tuned to emails for swim test location and date.


CURRICULUM

  • Learn to row basic stroke, using Concept 2 Rowing Machines and on the water rowing
  • View and discuss safety video
  • Learn the parts of the boat and basic commands
  • Tour CCRA’s Verplanck sites (see map)
  • Learn safe entry and exit from boat
  • Sweep and Scull rowing in different boat configurations

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

REGISTRATION FORMS AND PAYMENT

  • 2018 USRowing Waiver Please print, sign and give to coach if you do not have one on file for 2018.
  • Rights of Individuals
  • You must be a current member of US Rowing in order to participate in CCRA activities. See registration instructions here.
  • Click here to go to the online registration and payment page.
  • Payment can be made during online registration via PayPay ($10 fee). Or send a check payable to CCRA, and mail to: Cortlandt Community Rowing Association, PO Box 530, Verplanck, NY 10596.