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Bergen County Rowing Academy
Rowing for All Levels and Ages
​Adult Rowing


Adults can either join as Full Members at an annual membership fee of $500, or they can select from various coached adult rowing programs. Rowers who choose to join various coached programs do not need to pay the annual Full Membership. 

Full Members, who are fully proficient in rowing, can row at their own convenience, as long as the boats are not used in a formal program.

Two coached programs are available to adults who have basic rowing skills:
Early Morning Masters program. 
Adult Development program.

Coaching can also be purchased either by signing up for a Private Lesson ($45 fee applies per boat), or negotiated with one of BCRA's coaches, if coaching is desired on a regular basis.

Please make sure to sign up for each program.

​Coached Adult Rowing Programs

A.   Early Morning Master
          Tuesdays & Thursdays    
          6:00 AM to 7:30 AM
          (No Early Morning Masters in August)

B.   Adult Development 
          Tuesdays & Thursdays
          May - August: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
          September:     6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
          October:          5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Spring Session     [May]  -  $125
Summer Session  [June & July]  -  $250
August Session    [August]  -  $125
Fall Session          [September & October]  -  $250


Regatta Participation
(Entry Fees & Trailer Fees [$15/seat] are additional)

Summer Regattas:
Schuylkill Navy Regatta - Philly, PA  [Sat, 6/16]
​Independence Day Regatta - Philly   [Fri-Sun, 6/29-7/1] 
USRowing Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Masters - Lowell, MA [Sat, 7/7]
USRowing Club Nationals - Cherry Hill, NJ [Wed-Sun, 7/11-15]
Overpeck Summer Sprints - Home   [Sat, 7/28]
Canadian Henley - St. Catharines, ONT    [Sun, 8/5]

Fall Regattas:
Head of the Hudson - Albany, NY  [Sat, 9/22]
King Head Regatta - Bridgeport, PA  [Sat, 9/30]
Head of the Housatonic - Shelton, CT  [Sat, 10/6]
Head of the Passaic - Lyndhurst, NJ  [Sat, 10/13]
Head of the Charles - Boston, MA  [Sat, 10/20]
Head of the Fish - Saratoga Springs, NY  [Sat/Sun, 10/27-28]

Rowing skills are required for all programs. If you have never rowed before it is recommended that you register for the Learn-to-Row program. If you passed successfully you can then join any of the Adult Rowing Programs.

All participants need to know how to swim.