August 23rd - October 31st
All boat classes available: 8s, 4s, and small boats.
We are going to have two groups for practices with the following TENTATIVE schedule:
All Varsity (Girls and Boys):
Monday: Boys 4:00-6:00pm, Girls 5:00-7:00pm @ Mill Works
Tuesday: 4:15-6:00pm @ Forge Pond
Wednesday: 4:15-6:00pm @ Forge Pond
Friday: 4:30-6:30pm @ Forge Pond
Saturday: 10:00am-12:00 pm @ Forge Pond
All Novices (Girls and Boys):
Monday: 4:15-6:00pm @ Forge Pond
Tuesday: 4:30-6:15pm @ Forge Pond
Wednesday: 5:00-7:00pm @ Mill Works
Thursday: 4:15-6:00pm @ Forge
Saturday: 8:00-10:00am @ Forge
Note: The Mill Works times are tentative and if these days don’t work for these groups once we finalize with them will affect the other days (slightly), off days likely will remain the same. Final schedule will be sent out as soon as we get school and Mill Works confirmations.
We are planning on going to multiple regattas (pending school final approval) and please block out these dates for them. Both Novice and Varsity are going to all regattas:
The Textile Regatta, Sunday Oct 3 @ Lowell, MA
The New England Championships, Saturday Oct 9 @ Worcester, MA
The New Hampshire Championships, Saturday Oct 16 @ Pembroke, NH
The Head of the Fish, Sunday Oct 31 @ Saratoga Springs, NY
Please register for the season through FamilyID as early as possible so we can get a headcount for the season. The rest of the registration process should be completed by the first day of practice with the following:
Family ID registration: FamilyID link
Current Physical on file
Must be within the last 13months
On file with WA (if you attend there), or brought to coach (only option if you attend a different school)
Current Basic USRowing Membership (9.75$)
Club Code: W5V6Y
Swim Test completed
If you have submitted on to Westford Community Rowing, we have access to them. If you are unsure at all, please reach out to a coach
Swim Test Waiver Link
Thursday, August 19, 7pm-8pm: We will be hosting a virtual Parent’s and Athletes Meeting to go over final details of the program and answer any questions you may have
google meet link: meet.google.com/rao-epje-qfp
Note for returning athletes regarding iCrew
If instructed to create an iCrew account, please do not create a new account if you already have an account from a previous season.
As always, please reach out with any questions you may have. You can reach coaches Jo and Cate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Rowing Opportunities
Westford Academy runs competitive crew in the Spring and Fall sports seasons. Westford Community Rowing is proud to support the Westford Academy Crew Team. WCR also runs youth programs over the summer, check out Youth Programs. Rowing is a lifetime sport. Any parents want to give it a try? See Adult Programs.