Competitive Youth - Fall/Winter/Spring

CRI Youth Competitive Rowing sets an unparalleled standard for personal and physical development. Rowers learn the art of rowing while developing life-long skills of accountability, leadership and teamwork. For information on our Competitive Youth Summer Programs, see Competitive Youth Summer Program.

Youth Competitive Novice Rowing

All rowers wtih no competitive racing experience begin with the Novice Competitive Program. The Novice team prepares athletes for the Varsity Competitive Program the following year. Novice athletes train and will work toward individual and team goals throughout the year. They build on the skills developed in Learn to Row and Crew League, and work to improve their fitness and athleticism.
 
Prerequisite: None
 
Fall Practice schedule (9/13-11/20):
Novice Girls: M-F 4:15 - 6:45pm, Sat 10:00 - 1:00pm
Novice Boys: M-F 4:15 - 6:45pm, Sat 10:00 - 1:00pm
 

Youth Competitive Varsity Rowing

Our nationally ranked and award-winning Competitive Varsity team is an ideal fit for athletes who have completed the Novice Rowing program and are dedicated to improving their rowing skills and competing at a high level. Rowers will challenge themselves physically and mentally within a strong team environment. 
 
Some athletes may be placed into a Development program which includes fewer on-water sessions per week, and is more focused on developing fitness, flexibility and athleticism.
 
Prerequisite: Youth Competitive Novice or equivalent
 
Fall Practice schedule: 
Varsity Girls: M-F 4:15 - 6:45pm, Sat 8:00 - 11:00am
Varsity Boys: M-F 4:30 - 7:00pm, Sat 9:00 - 12:00pm
 
 
Information for Parents of Competitive Youth Athletes:
The link below directs parents to the CRI Parent Handbook. This is a “living document” managed by our parent volunteers to provide parents of Novice and Varsity athletes information and forms. This handbook was created to help inform our parent community and create better communication and opportunities for CRI parents to connect.
 
 

Fall 2021 Important Dates

 Date  Event Notes 
Sept. 6-11 Boys Varsity tryouts from 4:30-7:00pm on Tuesday-Friday, and 9:00-12:00pm on Saturday.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for varsity boys questions.
Sept. 7-11 Girls Varsity tryouts from 4:15-6:45pm on Tuesday-Friday, and 8:00-11:00am on Saturday Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for girls varsity questions.
Sept. 9-11   Novice tryouts (Boys & Girls) from 4:15-6:45pm on Thursday/Friday, and 10:00-1:00 on Saturday.   Contact Tori Hetman for girls novice questions or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for boys novice questions.
Sept. 14 (Tentitive) Parents Info Night at 7:15pm. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for varsity boys questions.
Sept. 15 Novice Parents Info Night from 7:30-8:30pm Contact Tori Hetman for girls novice questions or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for boys novice questions.
Sept. 18 Varsity Girls Parents Info Night from 11:30-1:00pm Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for girls varsity questions.


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 Competitive Youth Rowing to other Youth Rowing Programs at CRI.