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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

Happy 4th of July! 🇺🇸🩵 #MRCstrong #GOMRC
Calm mornings with MRC masters #GOMRC #MRCstrong #masters #summer #morningrowing #rowing
Some insight into the mind of our HP Boys Coach Sharon Kriz. 

"Become a master at overcoming hard moments" 
 
Resilience, adaptability and drive are some of the key components to any athlete who wants to be competitive in this sport. 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #inspiration #quoteoftheday #coaching #rowing #maritime #NorwalkCt
Continuing to shine a spotlight on our shining Seniors!
Although we are sad to see them go, we are so proud and excited to follow their journey to college and beyond! They have all left a lasting legacy at MRC!

This week we are appreciating Leyton Tucci, Maddy Cummings and Kaidyn Manii. 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #seniorspotlight #rowing #Maritimerowing #seniors
NEW THIS SUMMER!

SUMMER ACADEMIC CLASSES
New this year we will be offering a few academic classes/tutoring that will take place at our Van Zant location in between our morning and afternoon rows. Please use the link to register. Registrants MUST also be registered for the full summer rowing session.

Caroline Tucker of Dunbar will help rising seniors navigate the Common Application and their Personal Essay. 

Tutors from The Learning Consultants will help athletes prepare for the ACT or SAT. Athletes taking this class will have an opportunity to take an optional diagnostic ACT before the class starts to help them determine which test they may be better suited for. 

Will Bass, MRC coach and teacher at Fairfield Country Day will direct the writing class which is geared towards helping student athletes of all ages strengthen their writing skills to improve performance both in the classroom and on standardized tests. 

Please reach out with any questions. We look forward to seeing many of our athletes around this summer!

Check out SportsYou for registration signup links! 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #Academic #Studentathlete #school #academicsuccess
Over the next couple of weeks we will be shining a spotlight on our glittering Seniors! 
Although we are sad to see them go, we are so proud and excited to follow their journey to college and beyond! They have all left a lasting legacy at MRC! 

This week we are appreciating Alice Gallo, Logan Thom, Bella Taranto, Dan Ronen, and Alex Dathan. 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #seniorspotlight #rowing #Maritimerowing #seniors
Summer is here, learn to row today with Maritime rowing club! 🌞

Now open;
Junior Learn to Row - 
Weekdays 9:00-11:00 & 15:00-17:00

Adult Learn to Row
Tues/Thurs 07:00-08:30

Check out our website for full listings! 
www.maritimerowing.com

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #rowing #learntorow #SouthNorwalk #juniorrowing #sport #summersport
Some more shots from an amazing weekend 🩵 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #usrowingyouthnationals #photodump #regatta #rowing
Competitive weekend of racing! MRC had an amazing showing across all crews, 6 boats making the A final is a huge achievement. 

Congratulations to all crews, we are looking forward to keeping this momentum going for Summer and onwards!☀️🩵🪩

#MRCstrong #GOMRC #usrowingyouthnationals #regatta #nationals #rowing
Today brings the finale of the @usrowing Youth National Championships! 

MRC have 6 crews that have earned their spot in the A finals. 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #usrowingyouthnationals #rowing #regatta #finals
First day of finals in the bag ✅ Fantastic racing from all crews! 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #usrowingyouthnationals #rowing #finals #results #regatta
POV: Racing to the start line to catch the Men’s U16 4X+ Final 💨

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #regatta #rowing #usrowingyouthnationals #juniorrowing
Happy 4th of July! 🇺🇸🩵 #MRCstrong #GOMRC
Calm mornings with MRC masters #GOMRC #MRCstrong #masters #summer #morningrowing #rowing
Some insight into the mind of our HP Boys Coach Sharon Kriz. 

"Become a master at overcoming hard moments" 
 
Resilience, adaptability and drive are some of the key components to any athlete who wants to be competitive in this sport. 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #inspiration #quoteoftheday #coaching #rowing #maritime #NorwalkCt
Continuing to shine a spotlight on our shining Seniors!
Although we are sad to see them go, we are so proud and excited to follow their journey to college and beyond! They have all left a lasting legacy at MRC!

This week we are appreciating Leyton Tucci, Maddy Cummings and Kaidyn Manii. 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #seniorspotlight #rowing #Maritimerowing #seniors
NEW THIS SUMMER!

SUMMER ACADEMIC CLASSES
New this year we will be offering a few academic classes/tutoring that will take place at our Van Zant location in between our morning and afternoon rows. Please use the link to register. Registrants MUST also be registered for the full summer rowing session.

Caroline Tucker of Dunbar will help rising seniors navigate the Common Application and their Personal Essay. 

Tutors from The Learning Consultants will help athletes prepare for the ACT or SAT. Athletes taking this class will have an opportunity to take an optional diagnostic ACT before the class starts to help them determine which test they may be better suited for. 

Will Bass, MRC coach and teacher at Fairfield Country Day will direct the writing class which is geared towards helping student athletes of all ages strengthen their writing skills to improve performance both in the classroom and on standardized tests. 

Please reach out with any questions. We look forward to seeing many of our athletes around this summer!

Check out SportsYou for registration signup links! 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #Academic #Studentathlete #school #academicsuccess
Over the next couple of weeks we will be shining a spotlight on our glittering Seniors! 
Although we are sad to see them go, we are so proud and excited to follow their journey to college and beyond! They have all left a lasting legacy at MRC! 

This week we are appreciating Alice Gallo, Logan Thom, Bella Taranto, Dan Ronen, and Alex Dathan. 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #seniorspotlight #rowing #Maritimerowing #seniors
Summer is here, learn to row today with Maritime rowing club! 🌞

Now open;
Junior Learn to Row - 
Weekdays 9:00-11:00 & 15:00-17:00

Adult Learn to Row
Tues/Thurs 07:00-08:30

Check out our website for full listings! 
www.maritimerowing.com

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #rowing #learntorow #SouthNorwalk #juniorrowing #sport #summersport
Some more shots from an amazing weekend 🩵 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #usrowingyouthnationals #photodump #regatta #rowing
Competitive weekend of racing! MRC had an amazing showing across all crews, 6 boats making the A final is a huge achievement. 

Congratulations to all crews, we are looking forward to keeping this momentum going for Summer and onwards!☀️🩵🪩

#MRCstrong #GOMRC #usrowingyouthnationals #regatta #nationals #rowing
Today brings the finale of the @usrowing Youth National Championships! 

MRC have 6 crews that have earned their spot in the A finals. 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #usrowingyouthnationals #rowing #regatta #finals
First day of finals in the bag ✅ Fantastic racing from all crews! 

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #usrowingyouthnationals #rowing #finals #results #regatta
POV: Racing to the start line to catch the Men’s U16 4X+ Final 💨

#GOMRC #MRCstrong #regatta #rowing #usrowingyouthnationals #juniorrowing

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.

Follow Us @  #GOMRC

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