BRC News 5/31/17: National LTR Day; Summer Programs

  1. Congratulations to all BRC rowers, coaches and parents on a strong Spring 2017 season!  Keep up your training and stay fit for fall.  Best wishes to our graduating seniors:  Helen, Mikayla, Calista and Joe.
  2. Thank you, parents, for all of your work supporting the club!  Board members will be contacting you soon to take over the tasks from graduating parents.
  3. National Learn to Row Day/Open House:  tell your friends!  Saturday, June 3, 1:30-4:30PM.  A great opportunity for parents and friends to learn on the erg from our coaches, then go on-water in an 8+ with experienced rowers.  All BRC parents should try this!! Click Here to register at GRC’s site.
  4. Summer Rowing Programs: New for 2017, for new and experienced rowers, are all listed on the home page.  Links to register will be up soon!
  5. Fall Regatta Dates are posted
  6. Building BRC:
    1. Thanks to everyone who helped promote at TCMS!  Tell your friends and spread the word.  More teammates means easier car-pools and lower regatta fees 🙂
    2. Experienced rowers are needed to help out at LTR and fill the boats.  Please email Coach Bex if you’re interested.
    3. Downloadable flyer is on the home page; print some and post them around town, school, work, anywhere!
    4. Link to BRC on social media.
    5. Copy/paste the message below into the newsletter for your neighborhood association, club, etc (add your contact info to the last line):


Brighton Rowing Club 2017 Summer Learn-to-Row Program: for boys and girls entering grades 7-12 from throughout the Rochester Metro Area (any town, any school district).   

Lookig for a new sport?  Rowing is a total-body workout that builds endurance, strength, balance, mental discipline and teamwork.   Excellent cross-training off-season from other sports; very low injury risk.

With BRC, everyone participates.  No bench-sitters, no cuts.  This spring, our boats earned 4 medals at NY State Championships, and competed at a National Championship regatta!

Learn rowing techniques and quickly progress to rowing on the Genesee River and Erie Canal. No rowing/boating experience is necessary, but participants must be able to swim.  All equipment is provided.

  • Session 1:  June 26th -July 20th (4 weeks), Mon / Wed, 3:30-5:30pm.
    • Optional competition for all Session 1 participants at Onondaga LakeFest Regatta in Syracuse, Saturday, July 22nd
  • Session 2:  July 24th – Aug 17th(4 weeks), Mon / Wed, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Grades 7-12
  • $175.  For new members, includes t-shirt and $25 off Fall season fees if you keep rowing
  • Learn-to-Row:  Aug 21- Sept 1, Monday thru Friday, 3:30-5:30pm
    • To prepare for Novice Racing Team, if you choose to keep rowing in Fall and/or Spring 2018!
    • Kids must be >= age 13 by 12/31/17, per USRowing rules
    • $195, Includes t-shirt and $25 off Fall season fees if you keep rowing!.

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