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Established 1989

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RNC Update


WRRA is pleased to announce that all regularly scheduled programs operating during the RNC are able to proceed during their normally scheduled practice times.

**There are a few restrictions:
What this means: No shells or launches will be permitted above Carter Road Bridge daily between the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22, 2016. In addition, No shells or launches will be permitted to exit NS1 to the Lake. All rowing activity must remain between the Old River Bed and Carter Road Bridge.

This notice will be posted throughout the boathouse as well as communicated out through all CRF Social media accounts.

The transportation map below contains information about road restrictions and closures in downtown cleveland durning the RNC. The map at the bottom of the page contains the lake and river restriction zones during the RNC.

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Every Rower Should Know....

Basic things all rowers should know:
  • Moving the boat safely off/on the rack and out to the dock
  • Moving quickly to get on/off the dock
  • Port vs Starboard – seat numbers
  • Stern vs Bow
  • Making adjustments on the water – spacers/foot stretchers
  • Basic coxswain commands when rowing (ready all _____; in 2_____; weigh enough; check it down...)
  • Backing for turning and maneuvering the boat in passing zone – no matter which seat!
  • Checking it down – hard vs light
  • How to transition between pairs
  • Setting the boat when not rowing
  • Rowing lightly when approaching the dock
For novice teams – All rowers should know these steps after the first 4 weeks.
For experienced teams – Coaches should assess all rowers in the first 2 weeks to ensure they know how to perform these steps.

Download the List Here.

Club Merch Week!

store-graphic646.jpgCLUB MERCH WEEK: JUNE 13-18

The WRRA Merchandise Committee will have a table set up during your practice times to purchase the latest Club gear and swag.

We have something for everyone!

• Short sleeve t-shirts - Our vintage Club T.
• Long sleeve t-shirts- Part street art, all real life, creative scenes of what rowing the Cuyahoga is really like.
• Car magnets and window decals - Let everyone know you row in the best city!
• 'Post-row' beer and wine glasses - Sand-etched WRRA logo or customize with the Club logo, your name and team number. 
• Performance hats - UltraLite features wicking Eventure Woven fabric topshell and COOLMAX® fabric terry inner sweatband. Adjustable snap buckle with ponytail opening. Embroidered WRRA logo.

View all the options here: You may also order online and pick up before practice.

We accept Cash, Check, and all major Credit Cards.