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Winter Training

Program Description

The winter training program prepares Juniors and Masters for spring competition, and improves athleticism and rowing potential for non-competitive adults and those returning to rowing after a break in training. This is the time when athletes build strength and power for the spring regatta season.


Logistics due to COVID

All programs will start out by meeting in person at the boathouse for at least the first week of practice. Dress for the weather - layers are key! All programs will be holding organized team practices 3 days a week. In-person sessions may potentially continue past the first week for some programs, depending on various factors. After that time, programs will switch over to Zoom/partial Zoom formats. Once you have registered, look for a follow-up email message within the next day or 3 with a Zoom practice link. Each Zoom practice link will remain the same for the whole season.

ARC continues to closely monitor the number of Covid cases in our region, and will continue to follow the safety protocols put in place this year, in line with guidelines provided by USRowing and in accordance with state and local regulations. For in-person training sessions, athletes should also continue to wear a mask at all times except when directed otherwise (e.g. when on ergs that are spaced at least 12 feet apart). Larger groups will be divided into smaller groups and spaced out in different locations around the boatyard as necessary.

New and Returning Rowers Welcome

Winter training is offered for Juniors and Masters of all levels. For payment information and to register, log on to your iCrew account.

Indoor Rowing Competition

As information on events becomes available, rowers may be offered the opportunity to participate in indoor erg competitions. The Crash-Bs are in February and the Hudson River Indoor Sprints are held at Marist in mid-March. Registration fees for these events will be collected separately.

Concept 2 Holiday Challenge

Join the ARC team participating in the 2021 Holiday Challenge.