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Middle School Rowing

Wilson Crew is pleased to offer a "Learn to Row" program this spring to all interested DCPS 8th graders. No experience necessary!

Students will participate in one of three 2-week sessions where they will learn the basics of boat handling and the rowing stroke, while being introduced to the rigor and teamwork that characterizes Wilson Crew. The program is designed to impart the fundamentals of the sport to prepare participants for competitive rowing at the high school level.

Program Details

  • Three 2-week sessions
  • 4 practices per week
  • Monday-Thursday
  • 4:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Practices located at Thompson Boat Center on the Georgetown Waterfront
  • Space is limited to 16 rowers per session
  • Program fee: $50

**Session I: April 9th-19th

**Session II: April 23rd-May 3rd

**Session III: May 7th-17th

Important Dates

Interest Meeting for Parents & Rowers:

  • Tuesday, March 20th – 7:00 pm
  • Wilson High School (3950 Chesapeake St NW)

Online Registration Opens:

  • Wednesday, March 21st – 8:00 am

Required Swim Test:

  • April 3rd or 5th — 3:45-5:45 pm
  • Wilson Pool (4551 Fort Dr NW)


Contact Chris Rickard:

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