Youth Learn to Row - Spring/Fall

Youth Learn to Row is offered spring, summer and fall.  It's an introductory, coed, non-competitive program offering youth aged 12 to 18 a chance to try the sport of rowing. Learn to Row participants are introduced to the basics of the sport in a fun, engaging, safe environment.  After Learn to Row, kids have a chance to progress to Crew League (spring/fall) or summer skills (summer).

Learn to Row meets on weekends for 6 weeks.

All participants are required to have a valid Swim Test on file.  Download the Swim Test Form

Information for Boston Public Schools students

CRI youth programs are offered free of charge to students enrolled in Boston Public Schools. When registering, please use the "apply for financial aid" button to apply this discount to your program.

Bus to CRI

CRI provides a bus from Ruggles T station to the boathouse, which is free of charge for athletes enrolled in a CRI program. The bus is operated by First Student and picks up at 200 Forsyth St (Northeastern side of Ruggles T stop).

For spring 2022, the bus schedule is as follows:

Monday-Friday
Depart Ruggles 2:20pm, arrive CRI ~2:50pm
Depart Ruggles 3:15pm, arrive CRI ~3:45pm
Depart CRI 6pm, arrive Ruggles ~6:30pm

Saturday
Depart Ruggles 10:30am, arrive CRI ~11:00am
Depart Ruggles 11:30am, arrive CRI ~12:00pm
Depart CRI 1:15pm, arrive Ruggles ~1:45pm
Depart CRI 2:15pm, arrive Ruggles ~2:45pm

Sunday
Depart Ruggles 11:30am, arrive CRI ~12:00pm
Depart CRI 2:15pm, arrive Ruggles ~2:45pm

Click here for Summer Youth Learn to Row

CRI programs are offered year round.  If you don't see a program listed, it may be seasonal.  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information

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