Adult and Youth Rowing Programs run May - early October with both morning and evening classes. High School Rowing Club fall session runs Sept-mid Oct and spring session runs April-first week of June. Exact start and finish dates are dependent on weather.

Youth Rowing (ages 11-18)

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  • Recreational Sculling Summer Classes available June & July with make-up dates in August
    2 days per week at 8 am and 10 am. Developmental rowing classes for youth who have not sculled $195 w/Scholarship $95
  • Competitive Sculling Summer Classes available June & July with make-up dates in August
    Intensive training in racing shells with possible competition at regattas (prior sculling experience required) $295 w/Scholarship $195
  • Friday Morning Rowing Camp at Patriot's Park
    Rowing camp includes some water time as well as land activities during July/August fee covered by Coventry Parks & Recreation Department
  • Coventry High School Crew Club
    Both Fall and Spring Seasons $150 w/Scholarship $50 or $99 for both seasons)
  • Coventry Middle School Crew Club
    Spring Season only mid-May through early June $75 w/Scholarship $25
  • Private and Semi-Private Lessons
    For those who are not sure they can fit a class into their schedule and want some flexibility for days & times, our private lessons may be a great choice. $65/hour private or $35/hour semi-private

Adult Rowing (19+)

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  • Adult Basic Summer Class: Morning, afternoon and evening summer classes available (private or semiprivate on arrangement with instructor - 2x/week for 3 weeks) . This class is required if you are considering Captain's Privileges. No previous experience required. $295
  • Adult Sweep Program: This class is for adults who want to try rowing in a four or eight. No previous experience required. Morning & Evening times available (Meets 1x minimum per week). Adults who have taken the basic summer class will have Captain's privileges. $100/month or $400/season
  • Private and Semi-Private Lessons
    For those who are not sure they can fit a class into their schedule and want some flexibility, our private lessons may be a great choice. $65/hour private or $35/hour semi-private
  • Captain's Privileges:  (approx. May 15 - Oct. 1)
    All rowers 18 and older must complete at least 9 hours of basic sculling class work before being permitted to apply for captain’s privileges in a recreational single or to advance to further instruction in a competition single or double. Rowers will be tested and approved by the coaches before being permitted to row in the competition singles or the double. The test will include flipping the boat, righting it, and climbing back in unassisted. $100/month or $400/season

Summer program registration is currently closed until Spring 2019. Please contact us for more information and like us on FB to get notified about events.

2018 Schedule*

*weather and interest dependent

YOUTH

  • Summer Youth Basic Sculling Class (6/26 to 7/26; 10am and 12pm) (pick 6 classes between dates to accommodate busy summer schedules)
  • Summer Competitive Sculling (7/9 to 7/26; 8am and 10am; max 7 per class: 5 singles, 1 double)  (4x week 3 weeks)
  • Distance Rowing (7/9 to 7/26; 8am-10am; max 4/5 per class) (3x week for 3 weeks)
  • Fall CHS Crew Club (Scull and Sweep) (9/4 to 10/12) (3x week for 6 weeks)

ADULT

  • Adult Basic Sculling class June-July (private or semiprivate on arrangement with insructor) (2x week 3 wks)
  • Captains Privileges Mid-May through Early October
  • Sweep Rowing End of May through Early October
Our Mission
Coventry Lake Community Rowing, Inc. enriches Northeastern Connecticut by providing rowing opportunities for individuals. It is the only community rowing program in Northeastern Connecticut. CLCR promotes diversity in the sport of rowing through programs which introduce avenues for athletic development and personal growth for both youth and adults. CLCR’s programs introduce new rowers to the sport, offer training for competitive rowers, and support the under-represented within rowing.