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

 

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Summer 2016 Program Information

 

Click on the appropriate link next to your desired session (the link will say REGISTER NOW)

If the session you want is booked up please complete a waitlist form AND sign up for your second choice.  We will contact waitlist names in the order they are received.

 

Our staff is limited so please allow 1-2 weeks for receipt of your formal confirmation.

 

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

 

Holly Archibald – Director Yale Community Rowing
 

 

 

YOUTH LEARN TO ROW

If your preferred session is not available OR all sessions are booked up please use this link and submit the form to join our waitlist. 

 

  

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 20 - June 24 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM  - 20 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

LTR Session #2 June 20 - June 24 Program runs 9:15AM to 10:00AM  -  12 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

LTR Session #3 June 20 – June 24Program runs 10:15AM to 11:00AM –  12 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

LTR Session #4 June 27 – July 1 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM  - 20 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

LTR Session #5 June 27 – July 1 Program runs 9:15AM to 10:00AM – 20 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

LTR Session #6 July 5 – July 8 (no program July 4) Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM  - 20 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

LTR Session #7 July 11 – July 15 Program runs 9:15AM to 10:00AM – 12 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

LTR Session #8 July 18 – July 22 Program runs 9:15AM to 10:00AM – 12 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

LTR Session #9 July 25 – July 29 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:00AM – 20 participants PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST


 

HIGH SCHOOL LEARN TO ROW

If your preferred session is not available OR all sessions are booked up please use this link and submit the form to join our waitlist.

 

 

High School Learn to Row Program Details:

  • 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 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 20 – July 1 Program runs 8:45AM to 9:45AM (limit 8 participants) THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST 

 

High School LTR Session #2 June 20 – July 1 Program runs 10:00AM to 11:00AM (limit 8 participants)

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST 

 

 

7th GRADE ROWING PROGRAM

If your preferred session is not available OR all sessions are booked up please use this link and submit the form to join our waitlist.

 

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.

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

Dates:

 

7th Grade Rowing Program #1 June 27 - July 8 (no program July 4) Program runs 10:00AM to 11:00AM (limit 20 participants) REGISTER NOW

 

7th Grade Rowing Program #2 July 11 - 22 Program runs 8:15AM to 9:15AM (limit 12 participants) THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL CLICK HERE TO JOIN WAITLIST

 

 

8th GRADE ROWING PROGRAM

If your preferred session is not available OR all sessions are booked up please use this link and submit the form to join our waitlist.

  

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.

 

Participants may register for only one program each summer

Dates:

8th Grade Rowing Program June 20 – July 8 (no program July 4) Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 20 participants) THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL ROWING PROGRAM

If your preferred session is not available OR all sessions are booked up please use this link and submit the form to join our waitlist.

 

High School Rowing Program Details:

  • Open to children who just completed their senior year of high school or 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 #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.

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

 

 

DUE TO EQUIPMENT SHORTAGE - Participants may register for only one program each summer, capacity numbers will be strongly held to

Dates:

 

High School #1a Rowing Program June 20 – July 1 Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 30 participants)

 

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

 

 

High School #2a Rowing Program July 5 – July 29 (no program July 4) Program runs 6:30AM to 8:00AM (limit 30 participants)

 
 

  High School #2b Rowing Program July 5 – July 29 (no program July 4) Program runs 8:15AM to 9:45AM (limit 20 participants)

 

 

ADULT LEARN TO ROW PROGRAM

  

If your preferred session is not available OR all sessions are booked up please use this link and submit the form to join our waitlist.

 

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 in this program will transition into racing shell by week’s end.
  • 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 ADVANCED (intended for those with previous rowing experience either in our program or another program)  July 11 - July 15 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 8 participants) PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 

Adult LTR#2 ADVANCED (intended for those with previous rowing experience either in our program or another program )July 18 - July 22 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 8 participants) PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST

 
 

Adult LTR#3 Beginner July 25 - July 29 Program runs 7:00AM to 8:00AM (limit 20 participants) PROGRAM FULL CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST