Spring 2017 Little Vikings

Spring 2017 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.

  • 12 week program, runs from March 25 – June 10
  • Coached practices at our indoor facility, on Lake Meahagh and the Hudson River at Cortlandt Waterfront.
  • 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

Saturdays (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. Click here for more info on the 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

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

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.

Click the button below to pay registration fee via PayPal or credit card. There is an additional $5 surcharge for processing fees when using Paypal.