Brighton Rowing Club

Join us at our upcoming Try the Tanks – Learn to Row event.

Students from 9th through 12th grade

Friday, December 15th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Pittsford Indoor Rowing Center, 2800 Clover Street, Pittsford, NY 14534

All students must have a signed 2017 US Rowing Waiver to participate.

Contact Head Coach Bex Merusi at with any questions.


BRC is a community-based club for boys and girls, grades 7-12 from throughout the Rochester Metro area (any town, any school district)

  • At Genesee Rowing Club boathouse, Genesee Valley Park (near U of R)
  • All equipment is provided
  • A total-body workout and the Ultimate Team Sport!


Fall 2017 Registration is now open!

We welcome boys and girls in grades 7 – 12 from any school districts, not just Brighton. No prior experience is required; many of our participants start out new to rowing.

BRC Registration – Fall 2017

Novice: Open to High school students who are new to rowing (participation in a Learn to Row program is not required).  Athletes are generally on the Novice team for two competitive seasons (Fall and Spring) before moving to the Varsity Team or move up at the next academic year boundary (August 1st).

Varsity: Open to High school students who have completed one to two competitive seasons as a Novice.

Modified Program: Open to 7th and 8th graders, who are not yet eligible to compete in regattas. Modified programs are held throughout the year.

NEW Fall 2017 Modified Program OPEN.  Modified rowers have a new program available with Coach Bex – Learn to Row class is not required.  The Modified practices will be offered on Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 -7 p.m.  You may register for one day a week or two days a week.

*If you are unsure which level is appropriate for your child, contact the Head Coach: Rebecca “Bex” Merusi,

Fall 2017 Rowing Season:

  • High School:  Starts August 21 – November 6
  • Modified: (Grades 7 & 8): Starts September 13 – October 27
  • Fall 2017 Regatta Schedule: Click Here

Questions?  Please contact BRC Communications Director at

We’ll see you on the water!