From college students to retirees, beginners to the very experienced, men and women of all ages and physical abilities can participate in our classes for beginning, intermediate and experienced rowers. Classes are offered in both large, team boats (sweep rowing) and smaller, individual boats (sculling) in spring, summer and fall, and during the winter we train indoors. Learn to row, or learn more about our Competitive Racing Teams.

Current Programs:


  • Learn to Row: Session 1, June 3 - 27, Session 2, July 1 - 25 & Session 3, July 29 - August 22
  • Sculling
  • Recreational Team
    This team is for experienced sweep rowers who who wish to continue to row on a team but will only compete in the Head of the Riverfront
  • Mixed Masters Racing Team
    The Mixed Masters Racing team offers the opportunity to race in a more casual setting. Members of this team will train for mixed-boat racing at Derby Sweeps and Sculls and the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships in the summer, and the Head of the Fish and Head of the Riverfont in the fall.
  • Racing Teams
    This team is for rowers looking for a highly competitive experience.
  • High Performance Group
  • Annual Club Sculling

Not finding a class that fits your schedule or training goals? Looking for more one-on-one attention? Private or small-group lessons are for you! Email Bryan Pape to arrange one or more lessons at a time that fits your schedule. In your inquiry, please provide the number of rowers (1-4), preferred time(s) and date(s), and your preference between sweep and scull.


Questions? Please contact our Director of Rowing Programs, Bryan Pape, via email or call 860.713.3131 ext. 314.