Summer–Fall 2016 Youth

Summer–Fall 2016 Youth

Ages 12-18

  • 16 week program, runs from July 7-October 31
  • 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.
  • Build endurance to prepare for longer Fall head races

Fee $350 per student: includes $10 US Rowing membership fee, instruction, coaching, 3-4 race fees, and safety equipment.

All new Team Members must pass a swim test consisting of: Swim 50 meters, tread water for 10 minutes, put on a PFD (lifejacket) while in the water. This is for your safety. If you already took the swim test in 2016 you DO NOT need to take it again.


  • Learn to row basic stroke, using Concept 2 Rowing Machines and on the water rowing
  • View and discuss safety video (new Team Members)
  • Learn the parts of the boat and basic commands
  • Tour CCRA’s Verplanck sites:
    -CCRA Indoor at 137 7th Street (ergs and meeting space)
    -Hangars at Cortlandt Waterfront Launch
    -Dock at Lake Meahagh
  • Learn safe entry and exit from boat
  • Sweep and Scull rowing in different boat configurations
  • Team drills to refine technical stroke skills

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 or CCRA and

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