Adult Program

HRRA Adult Program

Our goal for our adult teams is threefold: to create strong racing teams, to create pride in our rowing community, and to expand access to a variety of rowing experiences.  We have been working successfully towards those goals since 1998.  In some cases, members of our teams have been rowing together for all of those 20 years, and to keep our adult athletes engaged and progressing, we provide a variety of programs to accommodate varied skill levels and goals.

In addition to providing the most extensive and thorough learn-to-row curriculum for adults within the region, we provide an Adult Recreational Team that remains flexible to life’s demands while still providing skill building and fitness. Our Adult Racing Team is focused on racing and becoming competitive on a wider scale, but coaches and teammates also retain the flexibility needed to help each other maintain their personal lives along with the rigors of training. Social activities and common practice sessions help maintain a connection between the adult teams, creating a friendly and welcoming environment for all levels of adult rowers.

Masters Winter Training:

Due to popular demand to have Masters’ Winter training online, HRRA will not be offering an in person winter training program for our adult athletes this year. We are happy to share that Jake Jordan is offering an independent online training program.

Here’s the link:¬†Winter Watts with Jake Jordan

Rowers must be over 18 years of age to participate in this program.

We are encouraging our athletes to participate in the HRRA 2nd Annual Ergathon, which coincides with the 2022 Concept2 Holiday Challenge.

Please sign up HERE

Masters Recreational Sweep Rowing:

The Masters Recreational Sweeps program is focused on skill building and race preparation. This program is for rowers who expect harder training sessions in preparation for racing, as well as those who want to build up training and racing skills in preparation to join the competitive team. Prerequisite for enrollment on this team is three full seasons of water time or by recommendation of the novice coach.  Registration includes participation in one local regatta.

COACH: TBD

PROGRAM DATES & TIMES: September 7th РNovember 1st

Tuesday & Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm

Saturday 7:00am-9:00am

ROWER FEE: $325.00 REGISTER

COXSWAIN FEE: $35.00 REGISTER

The team will be representing the club at the following regatta during the fall:

Saturday, October 1st, 2022 – Poughkeepsie Regatta – Poughkeepsie, NY

For away regattas race fees are additional. Transportation, room, and board are are the responsibility of the athlete.

Coach:  Mark Dinges

Dates:  June 14th – August 7th, 2022

Practice time:  Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday at 7:00am-9:00am

Rower Fee: $295 – Register here.

Coxswain Fee: $35 – Register here.

The team will be representing the club at the following regattas during the summer. Please note the date change.

  • Race Between the Bridges/Pancake Breakfast
    • Saturday, July 16, 2022
    • Poughkeepsie, NY

Masters Racing Sweep Rowing:

The Masters Racing Sweeps Program focuses on racing at regional and national regattas. Rowers enrolling in this program will commit to two regular season races. This is a competitive team and dedication to practice is expected if you wish to race. Prerequisite for enrollment on this team is two full seasons beyond novice year and by permission of the coach. Registration includes participation in one local regatta.

COACH: TBD

PROGRAM DATES & TIMES:

September 7th – November 1st

Tuesday & Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 7:00am-9:00am 

ROWER FEE: $450.00 REGISTER

COXSWAIN FEE: $35.00 REGISTER

The team will be representing the club at the following regattas during the summer:

Saturday, October 1st, 2022 – Poughkeepsie Regatta – Poughkeepsie, NY

Saturday, October 8th, 2022 – Head of the Housatonic, Indian Well State Park, CT

**Saturday, October 22nd – Head of the Charles, Boston MA (dependent on bid acceptance)**

Saturday, October 29th, 2022 – Head of the Fish, Saratoga, NY

For away regattas, race fees are additional. Transportation, room, and board are are the responsibility of the athlete.

Coach:  Sue Benfield

Dates:  June 14th – August 7th, 2022

Practice time:  Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 7:00am-9:00am

Rower Fee: $450 – Register here.

Coxswain Fee: $35 – Register here.

  • Race Between the Bridges/Pancake Breakfast
    • Saturday, July 16, 2022
    • Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Quaker City Masters Regatta
    • Saturday, July 30, 2022
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Springhill Suites, 430 Plymouth Road – Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 Group rate of $132 + tax per night. Must book by 7/15/22 to receive this rate. Call (610) 940-0400 or book online. When booking please state that you are part of the Hudson River Rowing Association group.
  • Sweep & Sculls Regatta
    • Saturday, August 6, 2022
    • Providence, RI
    • Ramada Inn, 213 Taunton Ave, Seekonk, MAGroup Rate of $192.00 + tax for double room. Must book by 7/5/22 to receive this rate. When booking please call (508) 336-8700, ask for sales department and reference Hudson River Rowing block.

Adult Novice/Learn-to-Row Program:

Program for all adults over the age of 18 who are new to the sport of rowing. Program covers basic rowing technique, equipment handling, use of ergometers, rowing in the indoor tanks and eventually rowing on the water in sweep rowing boats (one oar per athlete). This is a teaching program, and does not focus on racing skill development.

COACH: Paul Stasaitis

PROGRAM DATES & TIMES: September 7th РNovember 1st

Monday & Wednesday 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Saturday 7:00am – 9:00am

ROWER FEE: $275.00 REGISTER

COXSWAIN FEE: $35.00 REGISTER

All athletes are required to have current basic US Rowing Membership ($15) and a valid US Rowing Waiver. Please include code H9RR4 in the athletes section.

HRRA program and race fees do not include uniform, hotel, traveling expenses, or USRowing membership (when applicable). Athletes are responsible for these additional expenses. 

Coach:  Paul Stasaitis & Emily Luciano

Dates:  June 20th – August 7th, 2022

Practice time:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm, Saturday 7am-9am

Rower Fee: $275 – Register here.

Coxswain Fee: $35 – Register here.

Dates:  Sept. 8, 2021 РOct. 31, 2021

Practice time:¬† 3 days per week –¬† Monday and Wednesday afternoons (5:30-7:30pm), Saturday mornings (7:00-9:00am)

Fees: $275 –¬†Register here.

Adult Sculling Programs:

Due to popular demand, we are extending our recreational sculling season by 4 weeks. This extended summer program is for those with previous sculling experience and the approval of the sculling coach.

COACH: Jude Kurzum

DATES:  August 8th РSeptember 2nd, 2022 

DAYS and TIMES:  Monday РFriday

ROWER FEE: $200.00

Session I: 5:30am-7:00am REGISTER

Session II: 7:00am-8:30am REGISTER

Dates:  June 27th РAugust 6th, 2022

Practice time:  Monday to Friday

Rower Fee: $400

Session I: 5:30am-7:00am – Register here.

Session II: 7:00am-8:30am – Register here.

Dates:  June 27th РAugust 6th, 2022

Practice time: 7:00am-8:30am Monday-Friday

Rower Fee: $300 – Register here.

For sweep rowers who also wish to scull with the RECREATIONAL SCULLING program. Must be in advanced, intermediate or sweeps program to participate.

Rower Fee: $250 – Register here.

Masters Spring Tune-Up:

Masters Tune-Up is focused on general fitness and skill building. The tune-up is appropriate for both recreational and racing rowers. This team does not attend any away races and 75% attendance is encouraged but not required.
 
PREREQUISITE Рcompletion of 6 weeks of instruction at the Learn-to-Row or Recreational level or by permission of the coach. 

Dates: Saturday, April 2nd – Sunday, June 5th 

Practice Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-8pm, Saturday 7-9:30am

Fees: 

One day per week: $100 ‚Äď Register here

Two days per week: $190 ‚Äď Register here

Three days per week: $270 ‚Äď Register here

Coxswain Fee: Three days per week: $35 ‚Äď Register here

Coach: Mark Dinges

Participants are invited to attend:

Row for the Cure – Poughkeepsie, NY – Sunday, June 5th There is an additional $10 (per event) donation to Row for the Cure if you choose to race. Register Here

 

ALL athletes must have a Basic USRowing Membership ($15.00) and an online waiver completed. If you have already paid the membership under a different club name you must log in to the USRowing portal and add Hudson River Rowing Association to your club affiliations by the first day of practice.

The HRRA code is H9RR4 and the online waiver link is¬†HERE.‚Äč

Questions?  please email Coach Mark Dinges at coachdinges@gmail.com

All athletes must have a Basic USRowing Membership ($15.00) and an online waiver completed.  If you have already paid the membership under a different club name you must log in to the USRowing portal and add Hudson River Rowing Association to your club affiliations by the first day of practice. 

  • The HRRA code is H9RR4 and the online waiver link is¬†HERE.

HRRA Program and race fees do not include uniform, hotel, traveling expenses, or USRowing membership (when applicable). Athletes are responsible for these additional expenses. ¬†HRRA does not provide adult chaperones for unaccompanied minors.¬†¬†‚Äč

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