Rowing for All

Row With Us

Harlem River Community Rowing is a 16-year-old volunteer-driven organization offering free rowing on the Harlem River for all New Yorkers. We’re proud to be expanding and enhancing access to the Harlem River for on-water physical fitness and recreation. In particular, we serve the communities of Northern Manhattan, but all rowers and would-be rowers are welcome.

2024 registration is now open!

Please visit the Rower Resources page for more information

Looking to coach?


2023 was a hugely successful year for Harlem River Community Rowing! 

Our mission is get people on the water, create community, build physical fitness, and have fun. In 2023, we did this all!

Last year, we:

On the dock

Post race!

Learn to row graduation

Setting lineups

Contact Us

For information:

For donations: attn. Joy Hecht

Launching from Muscota Marsh Dock, Inwood

West 218th Street and Indian Road

PO Box: 20944, New York, NY10025


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. HRCR is an incorporated 501(c)(3) non-profit. You can also support us by buying HRCR gear.