Connecticut Boat Club is a high performance girls youth rowing club based on the Norwalk River in Norwalk, Connecticut. Founded in the Spring of 2010 by head coach Liz Trond, the team includes girls from throughout southwestern Connecticut and Westchester County NY. The team has proven to be a dominant force in scholastic rowing, most notably bringing home a gold and a bronze at the 2011 Junior Nationals, three golds at the 2010 Junior Nationals, and dominating their competition at races including the Head of the Charles, the San Diego Crew Classic, the Saratoga Invitational, the Head of the Schuylkill, the Head of the Housatonic, and the Newport (California) Fall Rowing Festival.
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Connecticut Boat Club, based in Norwalk, Connecticut, will conduct four, two-week summer rowing camp sessions for beginner and experienced rowers in July and August.
Sessions will be:
7:30 – 9:30 a.m - Experienced Rowers (anyone currently on CBC, or experienced athletes from other teams). The focus will be rowing in smaller boats - Doubles, Pairs, and Fours. We will be emphasizing technique, small boat work, and fitness.
10:00 – 12:00 - "Learn to Row" program. If you would like to start rowing, this would be a great time to test the water! These athletes will be learning/rowing in larger boats (8+).
Cost will be $550 per two-week session. There are 12 spots per session.
Please contact Coach Liz Trond here, if you would like to sign up.
CBC athletes train on the Norwalk River at the location we proudly call "The Slab". Training takes place from September to April. We are on the water from late August until the fall season ends in November.
We begin training for the spring session indoors at Crunch in Norwalk and at the Yale rowing tanks on Sundays. If you are interested in joining CBC have a look at the current roster of atheletes. Chances are you attend school with some of them in Fairfield County. They'll tell you what you need to know. If you have questions, contact Liz Trond by clicking here.
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