Yale University's Community Rowing Program
community.rowing@yale.edu
P.O. Box 208216
New Haven, CT 06520-8216

 

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Summer 2017 PROGRAM REGISTRATION IS NOW LIVE!

 

As you review the schedule below, please note the following:

-       Youth participants may only signup for one program during the summer

-       If the program you select is full, please signup for the waitlist and then register for your 2nd choice

-       Prior experience is required for all programs except our learn to row programs 

WHILE THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL IS STILL UP IN THE AIR FOR MANY SCHOOLS, A QUICK NOTE ABOUT SELECTING A PROGRAM THAT STARTS DURING OUR FIRST WEEK.

-       THE PROGRAM START DATE WILL NOT CHANGE

-       EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CATCH PARTICIPANTS UP

-       ONCE YOU KNOW YOUR LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, IF YOU WILL BE MISSING MORE THAN 3 DAYS OF A ONE-WEEK PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT US.  EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CHANGE YOUR SELECTED WEEK

Any questions please email: community.rowing@yale.edu

Holly Archibald – Director Yale Community Rowing
 

 

 

YOUTH LEARN TO ROW

 

Youth Learn to Row Program Details:

  • Open to children ages 10 to 15 years old (*participants entering high school may be interested in our Learn to Row High School Program – see below)
  • Each learn to row session is 45 minutes, programs run Monday through Friday
  • Attendance is important, please register for a session that you feel you will be able to attend all five days of
  • Children need not have any prior rowing experience or previous athletic experience
  • Participants are taught basic rowing form and technique on indoor rowing equipment
  • Instruction then progresses on the water with our rowing training barges where participants learn boat and rowing terminology as well as continue to improve upon their rowing technique
  • During on-the-water instructions, participants will never enter into the water and therefore bathing suits are not needed
  • Coaches and lifeguard are present at all times during instruction and training barges are equipped with life jackets
  • Proper attire is athletic wear, please make sure to wear sneakers and bring a water bottle
  • There is no fee for this program
  • All programs are limited to either 12 or 20 participants (please check specific week for max number of participants)
  • All sessions take place at Gilder Boathouse, 280 Roosevelt Drive, Derby CT 06418
  • NOTE: Priority registration will be given to youth living in Derby, Ansonia, Shelton, Seymour, Sandy Hook, Newtown, Oxford and Monroe.
  • If the program you are looking to join is full, please add your name to the waitlist and register for your 2nd choice.  You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 
 

Click here to see a video of our Learn to Row Program in action 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

WHILE THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL IS STILL UP IN THE AIR FOR MANY SCHOOLS, A QUICK NOTE ABOUT SELECTING A PROGRAM THAT STARTS DURING OUR FIRST WEEK.

-       THE PROGRAM START DATE WILL NOT CHANGE

-       EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CATCH PARTICIPANTS UP

-       ONCE YOU KNOW YOUR LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, IF YOU WILL BE MISSING MORE THAN 3 DAYS OF A ONE-WEEK PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT US.  EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CHANGE YOUR SELECTED WEEK

 

Dates:

LTR Session #1 June 19 - June 23 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM  - 20 participants  PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 

LTR Session #2 June 19 - June 23 Program runs 9:15AM to 10:00AM  -  20 participants  PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 


LTR Session #3 June 19 – June 23 Program runs 10:15AM to 11:00AM –  12 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 

 

LTR Session #4 June 26 – June 30 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM  - 20 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 

LTR Session #5 June 26 – June 30 Program runs 10:15AM to 11:00AM – 12 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 

 

LTR Session #6 July 3 – July 7 (no program July 4) Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM  - 12 participants  PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 

 

LTR Session #7 July 10 – July 14 Program runs 9:30AM to 10:15AM – 20 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 


LTR Session #8 July 17 – July 21 Program runs 9:30AM to 10:15AM – 12 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 

 

LTR Session #9 July 24 – July 28 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM – 8 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST 

LTR Session #10 July 24 – July 28 Program runs 9:15AM to 10:00AM – 20 participants CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 
 

 

HIGH SCHOOL LEARN TO ROW 

 

High School Learn to Row Program Details: **THIS PROGRAM IS NOW LONGER, IT HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 1 ½ hours**

  • This is program is open to children who are currently in high school or will be starting high school after this summer
  • The program is ideal for high school aged children who do not have any prior rowing experience (no previous athletic experience is necessary)  
  • (For those participants who have previously taken part in one of our learn to row programs and will be in high school, please see our two different high school programs below)
  • Each learn to row session is 1 1/2 hours long, programs run Monday through Friday and runs for two weeks
  • Attendance is important, please register for a session that you feel you will be able to attend all five days of for the full two weeks
  • Participants are extensively taught basic rowing form and technique on indoor rowing equipment
  • Fitness is improved upon with the use of land workouts and indoor rowing equipment
  • Instruction then progresses on the water with our rowing training barges where participants learn boat and rowing terminology as well as continue to improve upon their rowing technique and fitness
  • Participants will become familiar with the traditional rowing equipment, shells and oars
  • The ultimate goal is to progress out of the training barges and into the rowing shells by the end of the second week
  • During on-the-water instructions, participants will never enter into the water and therefore bathing suits are not needed
  • Coaches and lifeguard are present at all times during instruction and training barges are equipped with life jackets.  Lifeguard and coaching launches are also equipped with life jackets.
  • Proper attire is athletic wear, please make sure to wear sneakers and bring a water bottle
  • There is no fee for this program
  • All programs are limited to either 8 participants (please check specific week for max number of participants)
  • All sessions take place at Gilder Boathouse, 280 Roosevelt Drive, Derby CT 06418
  • NOTE: Priority registration will be given to youth living in Derby, Ansonia, Shelton, Seymour, Sandy Hook, Newtown, Oxford and Monroe.
  • If the program you are looking to join is full, please add your name to the waitlist and register for your 2nd choice.  You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN HS LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

WHILE THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL IS STILL UP IN THE AIR FOR MANY SCHOOLS, A QUICK NOTE ABOUT SELECTING A PROGRAM THAT STARTS DURING OUR FIRST WEEK.

-       THE PROGRAM START DATE WILL NOT CHANGE

-       EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CATCH PARTICIPANTS UP

-       ONCE YOU KNOW YOUR LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, IF YOU WILL BE MISSING MORE THAN 3 DAYS OF A ONE-WEEK PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT US.  EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CHANGE YOUR SELECTED WEEK

 

Dates:

High School LTR Session #1 June 19 – June 30 Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 8 participants)  You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN HS LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST

High School LTR Session #2 July 10 – July 21 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:45AM (limit 8 participants) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

7th GRADE ROWING PROGRAM

 

7TH Grade Rowing Program Details:

  • This program is open to children will be entering 7thgrade AND have previously completed one of our learn to row programs
  • Each session is learn to row session is 1 hour long, programs run Monday through Friday and runs for two weeks
  • Attendance is important, please register for a session that you feel you will be able to attend all five days of for the full two weeks
  • Participants are extensively taught basic rowing form and technique on indoor rowing equipment
  • Fitness is improved upon with the use of land workouts and indoor rowing equipment
  • Instruction then progresses on the water with our rowing training barges where participants learn boat and rowing terminology as well as continue to improve upon their rowing technique and fitness
  • Participants will be introduced to the traditional rowing equipment, shells and oars
  • During on-the-water instructions, participants will never enter into the water and therefore bathing suits are not needed
  • Coaches and lifeguard are present at all times during instruction and training barges are equipped with life jackets.  Lifeguard and coaching launches are also equipped with life jackets.
  • Proper attire is athletic wear, please make sure to wear sneakers and bring a water bottle
  • There is no fee for this program
  • All programs are limited to 12 participants
  • All sessions take place at Gilder Boathouse, 280 Roosevelt Drive, Derby CT 06418
  • NOTE: Priority registration will be given to youth living in Derby, Ansonia, Shelton, Seymour, Sandy Hook, Newtown, Oxford and Monroe.
  • If the program you are looking to join is full, please add your name to the waitlist and register for your 2nd choice.  You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN 7TH GRADE WAITLIST

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

WHILE THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL IS STILL UP IN THE AIR FOR MANY SCHOOLS, A QUICK NOTE ABOUT SELECTING A PROGRAM THAT STARTS DURING OUR FIRST WEEK.

-       THE PROGRAM START DATE WILL NOT CHANGE

-       EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CATCH PARTICIPANTS UP

-       ONCE YOU KNOW YOUR LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, IF YOU WILL BE MISSING MORE THAN 3 DAYS OF A ONE-WEEK PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT US.  EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CHANGE YOUR SELECTED WEEK

 

Dates:

 

7th Grade Rowing Program #1 June 26 - July 7 (no program July 4) Program runs 9:15AM to 10:15AM (limit 12 participants) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 7th Grade Rowing Program #2 July 10 - 21 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 12 participants) PROGRAM FULL You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN 7TH GRADE WAITLIST

 

  7th Grade Rowing Program #3 July 10 - 21 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:15AM (limit 12 participants) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 
 

 

8th GRADE ROWING PROGRAM

  

8TH Grade Rowing Program Details:

  • This program is open to children will be entering 8th grade AND have previously completed one of our learn to row programs
  • Each session is 1 ½  hour long, programs run Monday through Friday and runs for three weeks
  • Attendance is important, please register for a session that you feel you will be able to attend all five days of for the full three weeks
  • Participants are extensively taught basic rowing form and technique on indoor rowing equipment
  • Fitness is improved upon with the use of land workouts and indoor rowing equipment
  • Instruction then progresses on the water with our rowing training barges where participants learn boat and rowing terminology as well as continue to improve upon their rowing technique and fitness
  • Participants will be introduced to the traditional rowing equipment, shells and oars
  • By the end of the third week, participants will have transitioned into rowing in the traditional shells
  • During on-the-water instructions, participants will never enter into the water and therefore bathing suits are not needed
  • Coaches and lifeguard are present at all times during instruction and training barges are equipped with life jackets.  Lifeguard and coaching launches are also equipped with life jackets.
  • Proper attire is athletic wear, please make sure to wear sneakers and bring a water bottle
  • There is no fee for this program
  • All programs are limited to 20 participants
  • All sessions take place at Gilder Boathouse, 280 Roosevelt Drive, Derby CT 06418
  • NOTE: Priority registration will be given to youth living in Derby, Ansonia, Shelton, Seymour, Sandy Hook, Newtown, Oxford and Monroe.
  • If the program you are looking to join is full, please add your name to the waitlist and register for your 2nd choice.  You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN 8TH GRADE WAITLIST

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

WHILE THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL IS STILL UP IN THE AIR FOR MANY SCHOOLS, A QUICK NOTE ABOUT SELECTING A PROGRAM THAT STARTS DURING OUR FIRST WEEK.

-       THE PROGRAM START DATE WILL NOT CHANGE

-       EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CATCH PARTICIPANTS UP

-       ONCE YOU KNOW YOUR LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, IF YOU WILL BE MISSING MORE THAN 3 DAYS OF A ONE-WEEK PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT US.  EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CHANGE YOUR SELECTED WEEK

Dates:

8th Grade Rowing Program June 19 – July 7 (no program July 4) Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 20 participants) PROGRAM IS FULL You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN 8TH GRADE WAITLIST

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL ROWING PROGRAM

High School Rowing Program Details:

  • Open to children who will be entering high school, or who just completed their senior year of high school AND have previously completed one of our learn to row programs
  • Each session is 1 ½  hour long, programs run Monday through Friday and runs for either TWO or FOUR weeks (depending upon which session is selected)
  • Session #1a and #1b are both two week programs and are designed to be a beginner program that focuses on the recreational exposure to the sport of rowing
  • Session #2a and #2b are both four week programs and are designed to be a more intensive program that focuses on improving fitness and is designed to be more competitive in nature
  • Attendance is important, please register for a session that you feel you will be able to attend all five days of for extent of all the weeks
  • Participants are extensively taught basic rowing form and technique on indoor rowing equipment
  • Fitness is improved upon with the use of land workouts and indoor rowing equipment
  • Instruction then progresses on the water with both our rowing training barges and traditional rowing shells; where participants learn boat and rowing terminology as well as continue to improve upon their rowing technique and fitness
  • During on-the-water instructions, participants will never enter into the water and therefore bathing suits are not needed
  • Coaches and lifeguard are present at all times during instruction and training barges are equipped with life jackets.  Lifeguard and coaching launches are also equipped with life jackets.
  • Proper attire is athletic wear, please make sure to wear sneakers and bring a water bottle
  • There is no fee for this program
  • All sessions take place at Gilder Boathouse, 280 Roosevelt Drive, Derby CT 06418
  • NOTE: Priority registration will be given to youth living in Derby, Ansonia, Shelton, Seymour, Sandy Hook, Newtown, Oxford and Monroe.
  • If the program you are looking to join is full, please add your name to the waitlist and register for your 2nd choice.  You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN HIGH SCHOOL WAITLIST
 

Click here to see a video of our High School Program in action

  

TWO WEEK PROGRAMS

 

WHILE THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL IS STILL UP IN THE AIR FOR MANY SCHOOLS, A QUICK NOTE ABOUT SELECTING A PROGRAM THAT STARTS DURING OUR FIRST WEEK.

-       THE PROGRAM START DATE WILL NOT CHANGE

-       EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CATCH PARTICIPANTS UP

-       ONCE YOU KNOW YOUR LAST DAY OF SCHOOL, IF YOU WILL BE MISSING MORE THAN 3 DAYS OF A ONE-WEEK PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT US.  EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO CHANGE YOUR SELECTED WEEK

 

High School #1a Rowing Program June 19 – June 30 Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 30 participants)

  • Session #1a is a two week program and is designed to be a beginner program that focuses on the recreational exposure to the sport of rowing CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 High School #1b Rowing Program June 19 – June 30 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:45AM (limit 20 participants)

  • Session #1b is a two week program and is designed to be a beginner program that focuses on the recreational exposure to the sport of rowing THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL,  PLEASE REGISTER FOR YOUR 2ND CHOICE AND COMPLETE THE WAITLIST You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN HIGH SCHOOL WAITLIST

 

 

 FOUR WEEK PROGRAMS

High School #2a Rowing Program July 3 – July 28 (no program July 4) Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 40 participants)

-       Session #2a is a four week program and is designed to be a more intensive program that focuses on improving fitness and is designed to be more competitive in nature THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL,  PLEASE REGISTER FOR YOUR 2ND CHOICE AND COMPLETE THE WAITLIST You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN HIGH SCHOOL WAITLIST

 

  High School #2b Rowing Program July 3 – July 28 (no program July 4) Program runs 8:15AM to 9:45AM (limit 20 participants)

-       Session #2b is a four week program and is designed to be a more intensive program that focuses on improving fitness and is designed to be more competitive in nature THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL,  PLEASE REGISTER FOR YOUR 2ND CHOICE AND COMPLETE THE WAITLIST You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN HIGH SCHOOL WAITLIST


 

ADULT LEARN TO ROW PROGRAM

  

Adult Rowing Program Details:

 
  • Open to individuals 18 years old and older
  • Each learn to row session is 1 hour, programs run Monday through Friday
  • Attendance is important, please register for a session that you feel you will be able to attend all five days of
  • Participants need not have any prior rowing experience or previous athletic experience
  • Two ADVANCED level weeks are being offered and both are intended for those with previous rowing experience either in our program or another program. 
  • Participants are taught basic rowing form and technique on indoor rowing equipment
  • Instruction then progresses on the water with our rowing training barges where participants learn boat and rowing terminology as well as continue to improve upon their rowing technique
  • Participants will be introduced to the traditional rowing equipment, shells and oars
  • By the end of the week, all efforts will have been made to allow participants the opportunity to experience rowing in traditional shell
  • During on-the-water instructions, participants will never enter into the water and therefore bathing suits are not needed
  • Coaches and lifeguard are present at all times during instruction and training barges are equipped with life jackets
  • Proper attire is athletic wear, please make sure to wear sneakers and bring a water bottle
  • There is a $50 fee for this program.  Payment information will accompany confirmation.
  • All programs are limited to either 8 or 20 participants (please check specific week for max number of participants)
  • All sessions take place at Gilder Boathouse, 280 Roosevelt Drive, Derby, CT 06418
  • Adult Learn to Row participants may register for more than one program ($50 fee applies PER session)
  • If the program you are looking to join is full, please add your name to the waitlist and register for your 2nd choice.  You will be notified if space opens up. CLICK HERE TO JOIN ADULT LEARN TO ROW WAITLIST

Dates:

 

Adult LTR#1  July 10 - July 14 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 8 participants)  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Adult LTR#2 July 17 - July 21 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 8 participants) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Adult LTR#3 July 24 - July 28 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 20 participants)  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER