Month: June 2012

Summer Rowing Opportunities at Learn-to-Row Sessions

Varsity, Novice or Modified Rowers:  do you need a summer rowing fix?

Learn-to-Row participants and coaches could use your help to fill the boats and inspire newcomers!

Contact Coach Chris Hamilton if you’re available for AM and/or PM sessions:

  • July 9-20
  • July 30-Aug 10
  • Aug 20-31
Posted by Stephanie Siegrist (Brighton Rowing Club) in Practice Updates, Volunteer Opportunities

Fall 2012 Practice/Regatta Dates

Based on past schedules, the tentative Fall 2012 season is listed below.

Coaches will finalize practice details/times in August. Regatta dates will be confirmed when the event organizers have posted them:

Modified (Grades 7-8)

  • Practice begins Monday, Sept 10; held Mon/Wed, ~4-5:30PM; ends Oct 31.  If there’s a large team, coaches may split groups into M/W or Tues/Thurs.
  • Modified team does not compete in regattas (per USRowing rules), but is invited to cheer on the Novice/Varsity (see schedule, below).
  • Modified may have a demonstration event at the Head of the Genesee, Sun Oct 7, ?midday?

Novice (Grades 9-12)

  • “Novice” are high school rowers in their first 2 seasons (spring and/or fall, per USRowing)
  • Practice begins Tuesday, Sept 4; held Mon-Fri, ~4-6PM; ends Mon, Nov 5
  • Regattas: see below

Fairport Lift Bridge Regatta: Sunday, Sept 23

Head of the Genesee: Sunday, Oct 7 (racing; volunteer during Masters/Collegiate events on Sat Oct 6 and 15 to earn $$ for BRC!)

Head of the Charles, Boston: Oct 20-21 (entries chosen by lottery; high school racing is Sun, Oct 21)

Head of the Schuylkill, Philadelphia: Oct 27-28 (high school racing is Sun, Oct 28)

Pull-the-Plug Regatta, Pittsford: Sun, Nov 4

Varsity (Grades 9-12)

  • “Varsity” are high school rowers in their 3rd+ seasons (Spring and/or Fall, per USRowing)
  • Practice begins Monday, August 27; held Mon-Fri, ~4-6PM; ends Mon, Nov 5
  • Regattas:  see above
Posted by Stephanie Siegrist (Brighton Rowing Club) in Practice Updates, Regatta Updates