Westford Academy Crew

2021 Fall Season

August 23rd - October 31st


All boat classes available: 8s, 4s, and small boats.


TENTATIVE Schedule

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

Thursday: Off

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

Friday: Off

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.


Regattas

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


Registration

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:

  1. Family ID registration: FamilyID link

  2. Current Physical on file

    1. Must be within the last 13months

    2. On file with WA (if you attend there), or brought to coach (only option if you attend a different school)

  3. Current Basic USRowing Membership (9.75$)

    1. Link: https://usrowing.org/

    2. Club Code: W5V6Y

  4. Swim Test completed

    1. 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

    2. Swim Test Waiver Link


Season Kickoff Meeting

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.


Questions?

As always, please reach out with any questions you may have. You can reach coaches Jo and Cate at wacrew@westfordrowing.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.