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2020 Winter Youth Programs

Greater Lawrence Rowing offers numerous youth indoor programs for Middle School and High School aged students throughout the Winter.  See our offerings below (Scroll down for Middle School):

Junior Competitive Winter Training

This program is for experienced Varsity & Novice rowers who want to continue to build fitness and technical skills over the winter months in preparation for the Spring rowing season.  Training is Monday to Thursday. Each session on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday will be divided between age-appropriate gym & weight sessions, plus technique & cardio on the ergs (C2 Indoor rowers). Wednesday training will be a combined girls & boys spin class held at the Merrimack Valley YMCA. Rowing training will be conducted by GLR Head Varsity Coach, Mitch McManus. All gym & weight lifting sessions will be conducted by GLR's certified instructor, Raf Bueno. Full gym & erg training will be held at GLR's Winter Training Facility, set up in a massive space (bigger than the entire GLR Boathouse) located in an historic mill in Lawrence.

Prerequisite: At least one season of competitive racing (Varsity or Novice).

N.B. If you have already registered and paid for both Winter Sessions 1 & 2. You're all set! No further action required. 

Register for Session 2 on Regatta Central:

Girls Varsity

Boys Varsity

Novice Girls

Novice Boys 

Dates for Session 2: January 6 - February 21, 2020 (No training Monday January 20,  Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Boys Practice: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 3:30-5:00pm, Wednesday 7:15-8:15pm Mixed Spin Class with the Girls

Girls Practice: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:00-6:30pm, Wednesday 7:15-8:15pm Mixed Spin Class with the Boys

Fee: $500 (includes equipment fees)

Location: GLR's Winter Training Facility: Level 2, Building 1, Entrance B, 354 Merrimack Street, Lawrence, (A HUGE space in the historic mills of Riverwalk Properties above Salvatore's Function Center) plus the Merrimack Valley YMCA, 165 Haverhill Street (Rte 133) Andover, MA (Wednesdays only)

Middle School Winter Training

This program is for Middle School (Grades 7-8) rowers & complete beginners who want to learn or improve rowing skills & build fitness over the winter months, in preparation for the Middle School on-water Spring rowing season.  Training is held on Wednesday & Friday from 3:30-5:00pm. Sessions are divided between age-appropriate gym & strength work, plus technique & cardio workouts on the ergs (C2 Indoor rowers). Rowing training will be conducted by GLR Head Varsity Coach, Mitch McManus. All gym & strength sessions will be conducted by GLR's certified instructor, Raf Bueno.

Prerequisite: None.

Register for Session 2 on Regatta Central:

Middle School 

Dates for Session 2: January 8 - February 21, 2020

Fee: $250 (includes equipment fees)

Location: GLR's Winter Training Facility: Level 2, Building 1, Entrance B, 354 Merrimack Street, Lawrence, (A HUGE space in the historic mills of Riverwalk Properties above Salvatore's Function Center).

You can register for any of these programs by clicking on the relevant links above.