Cleveland's Premier Adult Rowing Club
Established 1989

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COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Please read the message below from the Cleveland Rowing Foundation regarding closure of our boathouse. All events at the boathouse are cancelled through the end of March. We are hopeful that Learn to row dates will remain unchanged, but we will respond to any additional news as we receive it. Thank you for your patience and understanding through these difficult times.

The health and safety of our staff, volunteers, rowing community and guests is our number one priority, and it is in this spirit that we share this message.

States of emergency have been declared for the State of Ohio, and indeed the nation as a whole, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Multiple confirmed cases have been identified in Ohio, including Northeast Ohio. Multiple venues/facilities have been at least temporarily closed in the interests of public health and mitigating the spread of this virus. Schools and colleges across Ohio are closed, and multiple local, regional and national sporting events have been cancelled or postponed. CRF has been in contact with other rowing organizations, many of whom (including Three Rivers Rowing Association in Pittsburgh and Community Rowing, Inc. in Boston) have closed their boathouses.

CRF has accordingly decided to close the Boathouse to all individuals and programs until at least Monday, March 30th. During this interval all planned activities (e.g., erging sessions, maintenance days, and meetings) are cancelled, with NO access to the Boathouse permitted.

CRF is taking every precaution possible to protect our staff, volunteers, rowers and guests. Therefore, during this closure, CRF will perform a deep clean of the entire facility, including ergs, locker and shower facility, bays, and high traffic areas throughout the boathouse.

CRF will continue to evaluate this evolving situation and update all member organizations and the rowing community of any future decisions, including rationale and timing of prolonging or ending the Boathouse closure.

New Rowers Meet and Greet

Interested in rowing? Just like being on the water? Want to explore Cleveland in a new way? Need new friends who like to do cool stuff? We got all that. Come find out how you can be a part of rowing in Cleveland. This is a great opportunity to get information, ask questions, and to mingle with rowers and coaches who have been part of our club for years. Food, drinks and some lively entertainment will be provided. FREE!

Upstairs at the Flat Iron Cafe - Thursday March 12, 6pm.
Come alone or bring friends, family, co-workers, etc. The more the merrier. Come on out and find out about adult rowing in Cleveland.
Find out more about getting started. (note: registration for the 2020 season is not yet open)

Wanted: LTR Volunteers

Help us welcome first time rowers at our April Learn to Row sessions by volunteering to row or coach!

In order to make the experience for potential new rowers fun, exciting and safe -- volunteer rowers MUST have at least 3 years experience, be able to BACK a shell and be strong enough to turn a shell by themselves from either the stroke or bow seat. If you qualify, please consider
 
Scheduled Learn To Row dates:

April 4, 5, 18, 19, 25 and 26
There are 2 sessions each day, one in the morning and one after noon.
 
For more information or to volunteer please email: volunteer@westernreserverowing.com
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