Rowing for All

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Harlem River Community Rowing is a volunteer-driven rowing program in New York City. We are committed to providing quality, affordable, accessible rowing opportunities for all New Yorkers and to helping to expand and enhance access to the Harlem River for on-water physical fitness and recreation, in particular for the communities of Northern Manhattan and the West and South Bronx. We hope to see you on the water soon!

Rowing returns for Fall 2018! ALL SESSIONS FREE! 14 YEARS AND OLDER.

Harlem River Community Rowing is offering a barge-based rowing program for beginners and advanced beginners on three consecutive Saturday mornings: Oct 20, Oct 27, and Nov 3.

All sessions will be offered from the Muscota Marsh dock, West 218th St & Indian Road, Inwood.

Two sessions each Saturday morning:

8:30 – 9:30 “Get On The Water!” – one-hour introduction to rowing basics. Open to general public. First come, first served, no reservations. No previous experience required.


10:00 – 11: 30 “Rowing Skills” – a one-and-a-half hour advanced beginners class for individuals who took one or more of our 2017 “Get On The Water!” sessions. Focus will be on rowing skills through drills and coaching. Email to sign up no later than Thursday, Oct 18, 6 pm. First come, first served. Indicate if you want to be on a wait list for cancellations.

Requirements: introductory rowing class or rowing experience (with sliding seat, not canoe or kayak); commitment to a minimum of two of the three sessions with dates attending.

Stay tuned for Spring 2019 program information! Email with interest.

Get on the Water

Learn to Row

Community Row

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For information and registration:

Launching from Muscota Marsh Dock, Inwood

West 218th Street and Indian Road


As a volunteer-based organization, we rely on the generosity of our friends, supporters and fellow rowers to provide excellent rowing instruction and help us revitalize the Harlem River. Get involved or donate! HRCR is an incorporated 501(c)(3) non-profit. Purchase HRCR gear to show your support. Or shop at Amazon Smile.