Yale University's Community Rowing Program
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P.O. Box 208216
New Haven, CT 06520-8216

 

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Summer 2015 Program Information

 

We have some exciting changes this summer including:

  • additional Learn to Row Programs
  • a new Learn to Row program geared exclusively to our High School Rowers
  • improved 7th and 8th grade rowing programs

  

  

Any questions please email us:  holly.archibald@yale.edu

 

 

Holly Archibald – Director Yale Community Rowing


Yale Community Rowing Facebook Page  Bure sure to visit the Yale Community Rowing Facebook page for additional information. 

 

 

 


Summer 2015 Program Information 


 

YOUTH LEARN TO ROW

 Learn to Row Barge

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.

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

Participants may register for only one program each summer

Dates:

LTR Session #1 June 22 - June 26 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM (limit 20 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

LTR Session #2 June 22 - June 26 Program runs 9:15AM to 10:00AM (limit 12 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

LTR Session #3 June 22 - June 26 Program runs 10:15AM to 11:00AM (limit 12 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAILcommunity.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

LTR Session #4 June 29 – July 3 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM (limit 20 participants) REGISTER NOW PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

LTR Session #5 June 29 – July 3 Program runs 9:15AM to 10:00AM (limit 12 participants)PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAILcommunity.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 

LTR Session #6 July 6 – July 10 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM (limit 20 participants) REGISTER NOW PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 

LTR Session #7 July 13 – July 17 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM (limit 12 participants) REGISTER NOW ROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAILcommunity.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 

LTR Session #8 July 20 – July 24 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM (limit 12 participants) REGISTER NOW PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 

LTR Session #9 July 27 – July 31 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM (limit 20 participants) REGISTER NOW PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 

 


 

HIGH SCHOOL LEARN TO ROW *NEW*

High School Rowing

High School Learn to Row Program Details:

  • This is a new program this summer and 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 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 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.

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

Dates:

High School LTR Session #1 June 22 – July 3 Program runs 8:45AM to 9:45AM (limit 8 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 

High School LTR Session #2 June 22 – July 3 Program runs 10:00AM to 11:00AM (limit 8 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAILcommunity.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 


 

7th GRADE ROWING PROGRAM *NEW*

7th Grade Rowing Program

7TH Grade Rowing Program Details:

  • This is a new redesigned program this summer and is open to children will be entering 7th grade 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.

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

Dates:

7th Grade Rowing Program July 13 - 24 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 12 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 


 

8th GRADE ROWING PROGRAM *NEW*

8th Grade Rowing Program

8TH Grade Rowing Program Details:

  • This is a new redesigned program this summer and 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.

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

Dates:

8th Grade Rowing Program June 22 – July 10 Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 20 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

  


 

HIGH SCHOOL ROWING PROGRAM

 High School Rowing Program Ergs

High School Rowing Program Details:

  • Open to children who already are, or will be entering 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 #1 is a two week program and is designed to be a beginner program that focuses on the recreational exposure to the sport of rowing
  • Session #2 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
  • 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 programs are limited to 40 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.

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

 

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

Dates:

 

High School #1 Rowing Program June 22 – July 3 Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 40 participants)PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

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

 

High School #2 Rowing Program July 6 – July 31 Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 40 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

  • Session #2 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 

 

 

  


 

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
  • 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)

Dates:

Adult LTR#1 July 13 - July 17 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 8 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 

Adult LTR#2 July 20 - July 24 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 8 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

 

Adult LTR#3 July 27 - July 31 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 20 participants) PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL community.rowing@yale.edu TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST

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