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.
Brews for Boats Tickets Now on Sale!
Join us for Brews for Boats 2023 on 9/17 at Stubborn Beauty in Middletown. We put the FUN in fundraiser!
Oct 24, 2022
Central Connecticut Rowing (CCR) has received a $1,000.00 grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County to go toward the purchase of a quality used eight person rowing shell.
LATE SUMMER ROWING
Aug 14 to Sep 7, 2023
Monday / Tuesday / Thursday evenings
Late summer sweep rowing offers the ability for all levels to improve and build on their present rowing skills and fitness. You must have completed a novice class to sign up for the Advanced classes.
FALL FITNESS CLASSES
BY THE RIVER
Sep 13 to Oct 13, 2023
Wednesday / Friday evenings
Learn or improve 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 and cardio on rowing machines outside, by the river
Sep 9 to Oct 12, 2023
Tuesday / Thursday evenings and
This program offers the ability for intermediate and advanced rowers to improve and build on their present rowing skills and fitness.
If interested, fall offers the opportunity for more experienced rowers (ages 21+) to race in up to 3 regattas. (Racing costs will be extra).
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.
CCR BOARD MEMBERS
Rebecca MacLachlan - President
Ann Bird - Vice President
John Rugh - Treasurer
Kim Dachelet - Secretary