Summer 2017 Youth

Summer 2017 Youth

7th–12th Grade as of Fall 2017

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.

  • Runs from June 27 – August 27
  • Coached practices 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 $250 per youth rower


PRACTICE SCHEDULE

2 weekdays: Tuesday and Thursday, 6pm–8pm

Sunday: 9:30am–12pm


PRIVATE COACHING

Coach Steve will be offering coached private and semi-private sessions this summer. Please stay tuned for details coming very soon!


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. Date and location of swim test will be announced.


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
  • Team drills to refine technical stroke skills
  • Practice to become a competitive rower

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.

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