About Us

About Us

Who We Are ~ The Hudson River Rowing Association is an award – winning, volunteer-run rowing association that provides extensive club rowing opportunities for people of all ages, abilities and goals in the Hudson Valley. HRRA also owns and operates the HRRA Boathouse in Poughkeepsie, New York, providing a home for eight regional scholastic and adult rowing operations. HRRA is a federally recognized charity and all donations are tax-deductible. Join Hudson River Rowing and support the rowing community and become a great rower all in one stroke!

New to HRRA?

If you would like to learn more about our novice, intermediate and competitive rowing programs or if you are a former rower hoping to get back on the water then take a minute.

HRRA Administrative Assistant: Lucy Carr hrraoffice@gmail.com 

HRRA Boathouse Manager: Matt Rignanese – hrrabg@gmail.com


Boathouse Rentals: office@hudsonriverrowing.org

Programs Contact: office@hudsonriverrowing.org

HRRA Board

Executive Board

President – Anna Sisung

Vice President – Sue Cerulli

Treasurer – Harry Harrington

Secretary – Brian Noble


Johanna Asher

David Dittmann

Vreni Hommes

Dave Pountain

Matt Rignanese

Mike Smith

Josh Stratton

Cody Talbott

Peter Wells

HRRA By-laws:

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Adult Program
Juniors Program
U23 Program
Scullling Program
Novice Program

​Find HRRA!

The Hudson River Rowing Association Boathouse is located at:

270/272 North Water Street,

Poughkeepsie, NY.


The Poughkeepsie Regatta

The Poughkeepsie Regatta was the annual championship regatta of the U.S. Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) when it was held in Poughkeepsie, New York from 1895 to 1949. More…