ROW WITH US
Central Connecticut Rowing (CCR) is a rowing club based in Middletown, Connecticut. The mission of CCR is to promote rowing and the growth of the rowing community within Middletown and throughout Connecticut.
We offer rowing programs on the beautiful Connecticut River originating from the Middletown John K. Smith Boathouse. The programs are administered through the Middletown Recreation & Community Services Department. We offer rowing programs for anyone aged 13 and up, from novice to experienced, recreational to competitive. Our program currently offers rowing in eight and four person rowing shells.
LEARN TO ROW DAY
Saturday, June 4, 2022
Are you curious about how to row one of those long boats you see on the Connecticut River in Middletown? Are you considering joining Central Connecticut Rowing but not sure if you will like it? Want to get a feeling for what rowing is before committing to a class? This free event offers each participant a brief overview of rowing, a chance to learn a little technique on a rowing machine, see our boathouse and go out in an 8-person boat for a brief row on the river.
SUMMER ROWING ON THE RIVER
June & July 2022
Intermediate & Advanced
Mon / Tue / Thu evenings
Beginners - two options
Mon & Thu evenings -or-
Summer rowing is open to beginners through experienced rowers. This program
offers the ability for all levels to improve and build on their present rowing skills and
OUTDOOR ROWING CLASSES BY THE RIVER
June & July 2022
Wed & Fri evenings -or-
Come learn or improve your rowing technique and general fitness with outdoor classes by the river! Our rowing coach will help you build core, arm and leg muscle strength and work on rowing technique (on rowing machines) and can set you up for rowing on the river, in case that interests you as well.
JOIN OUR TEAM
Our goal is to teach the beginner to row as well as improve and refine the experienced rower’s skills. Each session includes instruction from experienced coaches. We also offer the opportunity to train for fall regatta racing.
We are looking for experienced coxswains, and we can also train anyone that may be interested in this position.