The 2018 Winter Erging season is November 27 to February 1. We meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 7pm and on Saturdays from 7:30am to 9am. Everyone is welcome, equipment provided.
Experienced sweep rowing (masters)
If you have ever rowed before you are eligible to join our adult evening sweep program. We meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 7:15pm and Saturday mornings 7:30 to 9:00am. We are a mixed group of men and women of all ages, fitness levels and skills. We love new folks so don’t worry if it takes you a while to get back up to speed, we are very patient.
Beginners Sweep Class
(4 or 8 people per boat)
This is a 4 week class that meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings. At the end of this class you can 1. follow it up with our intermediate class or 2. if you feel up to it and with coaches permission, jump to masters rowing.
2019 Beginner Sweep Dates
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:30pm – 7:15pm
May 13 – June 7 (11 classes, no class 5/27)
July 8 – August 2 (12 classes)
Intermediate Sweep Class
This a 3 week class that meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. At the end of this class you’ll be ready to join masters rowing.
2019 Intermediate Sweep Dates
Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm – 7:15pm
Saturday 7:30am – 9am
June 11 – June 29 (9 classes)
August 6 – August 24 (9 classes)
Beginners Sculling Class
(1 or 2 people per boat)
This year we are offering a 3 week beginners sculling class. It will run Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from June 17 to July 5 and to try to accommodate as many people as possible, it is running both in the morning: 6am – 7:30am and in the evening: 5:30pm – 7pm. (morning time may be adjusted if needed to work around work schedules)
High school and middle school crew
We run a team rowing program for high school and middle school students, during the school year. It meets after school, at the boathouse, 3:15 to 5:15 everyday. High school rowers practice 5 days/week, middle school rowers practice 3 days/week.
The Cancer Connection rowing program will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:45pm to 7pm for 4 weeks – May 13 – June 10 (no class on 5/27)
This Universal Access Program is run in conjunction with DCR (Department of Conservation and Recreation) and is free to people with visual, physical or cognitive disabilities and their families. Thursdays, May – October are open for drop-ins or call/e-mail Stephanie to schedule an individual session.
Veterans dragon boating
We offer a free membership to veterans. Just contact us and set up an appointment to get a key fob and an orientation. In addition, a meditative kayak program is available at our boathouse thru the Springfield Vet Center. Register with them. It is veterans only program that meets in the summer on Wednesday mornings.
All welcome, equipment provided.