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Welcome to Maritime Rowing Club

Fairfield County’s Premier Rowing Club

The Maritime Rowing Club trains on the historic Norwalk River and is Fairfield County’s best rowing experience. Offering Competitive, Recreational & Learn-to-Row for all ages and abilities.

Maritime Rowing Club is a team-oriented organization where all members work together to provide an enjoyable rowing experience in both sweep and sculling (with two oars) boats.

The team is composed of rowers from all over Fairfield Counties local schools & towns including; Darien, New Canaan, Westport, Fairfield, Norwalk, Greenwich, Rowayton, Wilton, Easton, Stamford, Weston, Ridgefield and has a strong reputation of sending athletes to top level collegiate programs as well as US National Teams.

Since 1996, rowing programs have been offered for all ages and skill levels, from Elementary School, Middle School & High School Learn-to-Row to Masters competitive racing & recreation. Programs are offered year-round.

Why row with Maritime Rowing Club?

In addition to obvious benefits of rowing younger and older athletes gain better physical health, superior cardiovascular and muscular health, rowing further offers social & self-esteem skills that will help all rowers become less anxious and have higher self-esteem in all aspects of their lives.

Long Term Athletic Development

MRC’s main focus is creating the love of rowing for life though long-term athletic development. Our athletes follow a planned and thorough approach to sport. From to start to finish our main focus is the INDIVIDUAL ATHLETE! This development of rowers helps us develop athletes that are passionate for physical activity for LIFE.

Sculling development of Youth Rowers

Developing our athletes through sculling (rowing with two oars) gives us the ability to ensure our athletes are developing versatility, technical foundation, symmetrical development and have competitive opportunities.

Rowing Tanks

MRC also develops its athletes in our 10-person rowing tank with both sculling (with two oars) and sweeping available at a mere oar change. Furthermore, the facility is capable of handling 40 athletes including rowing machines, spinning bikes and weightlifting equipment available as well.

Benefits of Indoor Tank Facility:

  • Provide closest simulation to in the boat rowing both sculling or sweeping
  • Large athlete capacity
  • Year-round training availability without worrying about weather
  • Provide comprehensive insight into technique development
  • Provide the ability to teach complete beginners of any age in a controlled environment

Indoor Training Facilities

Maritime Rowing Club is proud to offer Fairfield Counties most comprehensive rowing indoor training center. The facility is proud to have a comprehensive weightlifting and cardiovascular equipment. Including a Rogue Weight lifting rack with 24 weightlifting stations. Furthermore, the facility has an additional 30 + ergometers, 12 Bike Ergs, 12 Ski Ergs and 8 Treadmills.

world-class coaching

Our coaches have over 100 years of coaching experience and proven track record. MRC past and current athletes include Olympians, US Nationals Team members including 18 National Youth Championships won.

Consistent training methodology

MRC is proud have all of its coaching staff work closely together! Providing a clear and through path for our athletes to learn and row with consistent training & coaching methodology from Learn to Row Development to High Performance programs. The main focus of the program is our Long-Term Athlete Development with hopes of creating a lifelong passion for rowing.

Our main focus is on the long-term athletic development for all ages and abilities.

Developing our athletes through sculling (with two oars) or rowing with two oars gives us the ability to ensure our athletes are developing while building skills that cannot be found in other types of rowing.

Our state-of-the-art rowing facilities include a 4,000 square foot indoor training facility with new up-to-date rowing and weight lifting equipment.  In addition to this, our indoor rowing tank facility gives our athletes the ability to row year-round in any type of weather conditions.

Junior Programs

Our Junior Programs are for elementary school, middle school, and high school athletes, with programs each season.

Rowing Waivers & Safety Video

At Maritime Rowing Club, safety is our prime concern. All rowers must watch the USRowing Safety Video each season as a reminder of safety on the water. The video can be found here:

All rowers must have completed the online waiver, emergency contact, and medical authorization forms before they can participate. You will be required to complete these forms out during the online registration process. If you are coming for a trial, please complete the appropriate waiver(s) below.

All adults and youth that participate in regattas MUST also have a USRowing Championship Membership or USRowing Basic Membership plus Regatta Add-On.  Please visit USRowing for more information.

JUNIOR WAIVERS HERE

ADULT WAIVERS HERE

MRC Updates & Results

Proud to sponsor a great cause from @graciefund4pc at the N.C. Combine. Good luck to all practicing.
Repost. Super Exited for this @westportwestonfamilyymca 
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#GOMRC 
#PapaYan
#sculling
#rowing
#rowingclub
#usrowing

We are excited to partner with @maritime_rowing_club  to offer a new Learn-To-Row program for ages 11-16. Oct 2 - Dec 6, 2023, 4:30-5:30PM. 
Spots are limited, register now!

#indoorrowing #youthrowing  #youthfitness #westport #westonct #WWFY
Thank You Seniors!! Good Luck to all of you this coming year!! 🍀
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#PapaYan
#sculling
#rowing
#rowingclub
#usrowing
#seniors
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#darienmoms
#newcanaanct
#newcanaanmoms
#newcanaan
#rowaytonct
#rowaytonmoms
#norwalkct
#norwalklocal
#fairfieldcountyct
#fairfieldct
#wiltonct
#wiltonctmoms
#wiltonctkids
#westonctmoms
#ridgefieldmoms
#westportmoms
#fairfieldcountymoms
We had an incredible time with amazing results at the 2023 Philadelphia Youth Regatta. The @mrc.gals and @mrc_gents took home the Club Points Trophy! First time the trophy has left Philly in 13 years!! 

Congratulations to the athletes and coaches! Thank you parents for your support and dedication. 

Enjoy vacation starting next week. Work resumes last week of August for Pre-Season. 

Results:

Boys Novice Single – 🥈
Boys Novice Single – 🥉
Boys Novice Single – 4th
Boys Tyro U15 Quad – 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Quad - 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Quad – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Quad - 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Quad – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Quad – 🥉
Girls Cadet Youth Quad – 🥉
Boys Cadet Youth Four – 4th
Boys Colt U17 Double – 4th
Boys Colt U17 Double – 🥉
Girls Cadet Youth Double – 🥇
Girls Cadet Youth Double – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Double – 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Double – 4th
Boys Cadet Youth Double – 🥈
Girls Colt U17 Double – 🥇
Girls Colt U17 Double – 🥇
Girls Colt U17 Double – 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Pair – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Pair – 🥉
Boys Colt U17 Single – 🥇
Boys Colt U17 Single – 4th
Boys Colt U17 Single – 🥇
Boys Colt U17 Single – 🥉
Girls Colt U17 Single – 5th
Girls Colt U17 Single – 🥈
Girls Colt U17 Single – 5th
Girls Colt U17 Single – 🥉
Girls Novice Single – 🥇
Girls Novice Single – 🥉
Girls Novice Single – 4th
Boys Novice Quad – 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Single – 4th
Boys Cadet Youth Single – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Single – 5th
Boys Cadet Youth Single – 4th
Girls Cadet Youth Single – 5th
Girls Cadet Youth Single – 🥈
Girls Cadet Youth Single – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Eight – 🥈
Boys Colt U17 Quad – 6th
Boys Colt U17 Quad – 🥇
Boys Colt U17 Quad – 🥉
Girls Colt U17 Quad – 🥇
Girls Colt U17 Quad – 🥇
Cadet Youth Octuple – 🥈
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#GOMRC 
#PapaYan
#sculling
#rowing
#rowingclub
#usrowing
#PYR2023
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#darienmoms
#newcanaanct
#newcanaanmoms
#newcanaan
#rowaytonct
#rowaytonmoms
#norwalkct
#norwalklocal
#fairfieldcountyct
#fairfieldct
#wiltonct
#wiltonctmoms
#wiltonctkids
#westonctmoms
#ridgefieldmoms
#westportmoms
#fairfieldcountymoms
A huge congratulations to Maritime Rowing Alums, National Champs and @mrc_gents Liam Galloway @liamgalloway_47 and Willi Legenzowski on being selected to the Quadruple Sculls for the 2023 World Rowing Championships. They will represent the U.S. at the 2023 World Championships September 3-10 in Belgrade, Serbia.

#GOMRC 
#PapaYan
#sculling
#rowing
#rowingclub
#usrowing
#TBT 2023 Youth Nationals Recap. We are super proud of all our athletes on a job WELL DONE! A great year of racing resulting in multiple medals at USROWING Nationals @mrc_gents take home 2🥇in the Men’s 4x and U15 4x+ and mrc_gals take home 🥉 in the u16 4x+ #GOMRC
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#GOMRC
#darienmoms
#newcanaanct
#newcanaanmoms
#newcanaan
#rowaytonct
#rowaytonmoms
#norwalkct
#norwalklocal
#fairfieldcountyct
#fairfieldct
#wiltonct
#wiltonctmoms
#wiltonctkids
#westonctmoms
#ridgefieldmoms
#westportmoms
#fairfieldcountymoms
Teamwork is everything! #mrcstrong
Water celebration for the Champions in Sarasota at the U.S. Rowing Nationals! #mrcstrong
Another priceless moment at the US Rowing Nationals in Sarasota. #GOMRC  #mrcstrong💪
Final results⁠
#mrcstrong #gomrc
#GOMRC #mrcstrong
#mrcstrong💪
Proud to sponsor a great cause from @graciefund4pc at the N.C. Combine. Good luck to all practicing.
Repost. Super Exited for this @westportwestonfamilyymca 
.

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#GOMRC 
#PapaYan
#sculling
#rowing
#rowingclub
#usrowing

We are excited to partner with @maritime_rowing_club  to offer a new Learn-To-Row program for ages 11-16. Oct 2 - Dec 6, 2023, 4:30-5:30PM. 
Spots are limited, register now!

#indoorrowing #youthrowing  #youthfitness #westport #westonct #WWFY
Thank You Seniors!! Good Luck to all of you this coming year!! 🍀
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#GOMRC 
#PapaYan
#sculling
#rowing
#rowingclub
#usrowing
#seniors
.
#darienmoms
#newcanaanct
#newcanaanmoms
#newcanaan
#rowaytonct
#rowaytonmoms
#norwalkct
#norwalklocal
#fairfieldcountyct
#fairfieldct
#wiltonct
#wiltonctmoms
#wiltonctkids
#westonctmoms
#ridgefieldmoms
#westportmoms
#fairfieldcountymoms
We had an incredible time with amazing results at the 2023 Philadelphia Youth Regatta. The @mrc.gals and @mrc_gents took home the Club Points Trophy! First time the trophy has left Philly in 13 years!! 

Congratulations to the athletes and coaches! Thank you parents for your support and dedication. 

Enjoy vacation starting next week. Work resumes last week of August for Pre-Season. 

Results:

Boys Novice Single – 🥈
Boys Novice Single – 🥉
Boys Novice Single – 4th
Boys Tyro U15 Quad – 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Quad - 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Quad – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Quad - 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Quad – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Quad – 🥉
Girls Cadet Youth Quad – 🥉
Boys Cadet Youth Four – 4th
Boys Colt U17 Double – 4th
Boys Colt U17 Double – 🥉
Girls Cadet Youth Double – 🥇
Girls Cadet Youth Double – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Double – 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Double – 4th
Boys Cadet Youth Double – 🥈
Girls Colt U17 Double – 🥇
Girls Colt U17 Double – 🥇
Girls Colt U17 Double – 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Pair – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Pair – 🥉
Boys Colt U17 Single – 🥇
Boys Colt U17 Single – 4th
Boys Colt U17 Single – 🥇
Boys Colt U17 Single – 🥉
Girls Colt U17 Single – 5th
Girls Colt U17 Single – 🥈
Girls Colt U17 Single – 5th
Girls Colt U17 Single – 🥉
Girls Novice Single – 🥇
Girls Novice Single – 🥉
Girls Novice Single – 4th
Boys Novice Quad – 🥇
Boys Cadet Youth Single – 4th
Boys Cadet Youth Single – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Single – 5th
Boys Cadet Youth Single – 4th
Girls Cadet Youth Single – 5th
Girls Cadet Youth Single – 🥈
Girls Cadet Youth Single – 🥈
Boys Cadet Youth Eight – 🥈
Boys Colt U17 Quad – 6th
Boys Colt U17 Quad – 🥇
Boys Colt U17 Quad – 🥉
Girls Colt U17 Quad – 🥇
Girls Colt U17 Quad – 🥇
Cadet Youth Octuple – 🥈
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#GOMRC 
#PapaYan
#sculling
#rowing
#rowingclub
#usrowing
#PYR2023
.
#darienmoms
#newcanaanct
#newcanaanmoms
#newcanaan
#rowaytonct
#rowaytonmoms
#norwalkct
#norwalklocal
#fairfieldcountyct
#fairfieldct
#wiltonct
#wiltonctmoms
#wiltonctkids
#westonctmoms
#ridgefieldmoms
#westportmoms
#fairfieldcountymoms
A huge congratulations to Maritime Rowing Alums, National Champs and @mrc_gents Liam Galloway @liamgalloway_47 and Willi Legenzowski on being selected to the Quadruple Sculls for the 2023 World Rowing Championships. They will represent the U.S. at the 2023 World Championships September 3-10 in Belgrade, Serbia.

#GOMRC 
#PapaYan
#sculling
#rowing
#rowingclub
#usrowing
#TBT 2023 Youth Nationals Recap. We are super proud of all our athletes on a job WELL DONE! A great year of racing resulting in multiple medals at USROWING Nationals @mrc_gents take home 2🥇in the Men’s 4x and U15 4x+ and mrc_gals take home 🥉 in the u16 4x+ #GOMRC
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#GOMRC
#darienmoms
#newcanaanct
#newcanaanmoms
#newcanaan
#rowaytonct
#rowaytonmoms
#norwalkct
#norwalklocal
#fairfieldcountyct
#fairfieldct
#wiltonct
#wiltonctmoms
#wiltonctkids
#westonctmoms
#ridgefieldmoms
#westportmoms
#fairfieldcountymoms
Teamwork is everything! #mrcstrong
Water celebration for the Champions in Sarasota at the U.S. Rowing Nationals! #mrcstrong
Another priceless moment at the US Rowing Nationals in Sarasota. #GOMRC  #mrcstrong💪
Final results⁠
#mrcstrong #gomrc
#GOMRC #mrcstrong
#mrcstrong💪

Our rowers succeed on the water… and in life.

Become a part of Maritime Rowing Club… and be on the most winning team in the country.

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