Cruise for Crews – Directions

We hope to see you at the Cruise for Crews aboard the Emita II tonight! If you are joining us please see the directions below:


From the East and West: I-90 (Thruway) to exit 38 (Route 57) and left on Route 57. Turn left onto John Glenn Boulevard to Route 370. Turn right onto Route 370, cross the Erie Canal and turn right onto River Road. After 1/10 mile, turn right on Hillside Road. Our dock and parking is at the end of Hillside Road.
From the North and South: I-81 to the I-90 exit onto the Thruway west. Follow the directions for From the East and West.

To use the iPhone GPS click this address: 7490 Hillside Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

To use Google Maps click this address: 7490 Hillside Rd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027

GPS coordinates: 43º 07′ 52.03″ N, 76º 15′ 08.83″ W

Map Directions – Click on the map below to see a high resolution map with directions.


Fall Program Registration – Now Open!


Registration for our Fall rowing programs is now open, please visit our Program Registration page to sign up!

Fall 2016 Program Overview
Program Date Day & Time Description Cost
Adult Competitive Jun 1 – Nov 1 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-8 p.m. & Saturday 7-9am For experienced competitive rowers a continuation of Spring/Summer seasons $425/person + coaching and racing fees
Adult Experienced Session 4 Sep 12 – Oct 12 Mondays & Wednesdays 6-7:30 p.m. For rowers with at least two sessions of learn to row $160/person
High School Competitive Sep 7 – Nov 4 Mon – Fri 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sat 8-10 a.m. A  challenging camp for athletes with at least one competitive season experience  $450 need shirt or $425 have shirt
High School Novice Sep 13 – Oct 20  Tue & Thu 4:30-6:30 p.m. For athletes entering grades 8 – 12 who have little or no rowing experience  $150/person

Visit our Program Registration page to sign up!

USRowing Under 23 Development Camp

The CHARGERS and Syracuse University’s Rowing Programs are excited to host the USRowing Under-23 Development Camp. This high level camp is designed to prepare elite athletes for the very highest levels of competition in the world!


Jim Lister - Syracuse University

Coach Jim Lister


Coach Alicea Kochis

Rowing Disciplines Offered: Women’s Under 23 Sweep
Dates: Aug 8, 2016 to Aug 19, 2016
Practice: 7:00am and 11:00am (2 sessions per day M-F)
Cost: $400.00
Description of what is/is not included in camp cost: Room, board and travel is athlete responsibility.
Athlete/Coxswain qualification criteria: Under 7:20 2k
Competitions Scheduled: Inter-squad racing on buoy course weekly.

To learn more or register please visit our U23 Development Camp page!

Summer 2016 Program Registration

Summer is almost here which means it’s time to get on the water! Read about our Summer 2016 offers below or learn more at our Program Information page!


CHARGERS 2016 Summer Program Descriptions

Adult Competitive

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 p.m.
Saturday from 7-9 a.m.
Jun 1 – Nov 1
For Experienced Rowers – Men or Women age 27 + — A highly competitive program which pushes athletes to improve their rowing skills on a daily basis. Athletes in this program have a commitment to fitness both at and outside of practice. Rowers will participate in various racing opportunities throughout the season where the focus is on going fast and winning.
Cost: $425 + additional coaching and race fees

Adult Experienced

Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m.
Session 1: Jun 1 – Jun 29
Session 2: Jul 6 – Aug 3
Session 3: Aug 6 – Sep 7
Session 4: Sep 12 – Oct 12
For rowers (Men or Women age 21+) with at least two sessions of learn to row – A challenging (co-ed) experience in a relaxed atmosphere focused on drills to improve skills and occasional racing pieces tailor to the individuals in similarly skilled boats.
Cost: $160 per session with a $40 discount if you register for all 4 sessions

Adult Teen Learn to Row

Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m.
Session 1: Jun 13 – Jul 13
Session 2: Jul 18 – Aug 17
For adults and teens with no/minimal experience. Graduates of this program may choose to continue through Adult Recreational masters program.
Cost: $160 per person

Corporate Rowing League

Various Times
Practices: May 31 – Jul 15
Onondaga Cup Regatta: July 16
For more information and to register specifically for the Corporate Rowing program please visit the Corporate Row 2016 page.
Cost: $2000 per team

Corporate Extension

Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m.
Session 1: Jul 26 + July 28
Session 2: Aug 2 + Aug 4
Session 3: Aug 9 + Aug 11
Each session of the Corporate Extension includes two extra on-the water practices for registered participants from the Corporate Rowing League.
Cost: $35 for single session, $70 for two sessions, $90 for three sessions

Adult Beginners Sculling

Monday to Friday 5-7 p.m.
Aug 1 – Aug 5
A week-long introduction to sculling (rowing with two oars). Rowers may have the opportunity to row singles and quads.
Cost: $160 per person

Youth Learn-to-Row

Monday to Friday 9-10:30 a.m.
Session 1: Jun 27 – Jul 8
Session 2: Jul 11 – Jul 22
Session 3: Jul 24 – Aug 5
An introduction to the sport of rowing for youth ages 10-14. No experience required!
Cost: $160 per person

Middle School Rec Week

Monday to Friday 5-7 p.m.
Session 1: Jul 25 – Jul 29
Session 2: Aug 8 – Aug 12
For rowers entering grades 7-9 who have participated in one or more learn to row programs.
Cost: $150 per person

Transition to Varsity from Novice

Monday to Friday 4 – 6 p.m.
Session 1: Jul 18 – Jul 22
Session 2: Aug 1 – Aug 5
Intensive designed to transition rowers who just completed their novice/freshmen season to Varsity level competition.
Cost: $135 per person

High School Competitive Camp

Monday to Friday 7-9 a.m.
 Aug 1 – Aug 12
This  challenging camp is only for athletes that rowed on the Varsity this spring. Novice team athletes can join next year. The coaching staff will be made up of current  Syracuse University rowers who will use the 2 week camp to improve your rowing technique, while training you for racing. This is a good insight to the next level. This camp is a must for those hoping to make the better boats in the fall racing season. There will be a Girls and a Boys program.There will be a 2 boat limit per group to insure proper participation. 18 rowers/ 2 coxswains.
Cost: $300 per person

To register for any of these sessions please visit the Registration Page.


SPRING COACHES WANTED!!! Summer and fall, too! Want to share your rowing passion with others? Want to make a little extra money on the side while enjoying the beauty of the outdoors? Interested in becoming a Charger rowing coach? The Chargers are looking to hire additional novice and experienced coaches for Spring, Summer and Fall of 2016. Never coached before? Don’t worry, we’ll train you! Apply here: helpwanted_classads

Interim Program Director: Larry Laszlo

As the Chargers begin its search for a new Program Director, Larry Laszlo has agreed to temporarily step in as the Club’s Interim Program Director. All coaching and programming decisions will be handled by Larry until the club finalizes a candidate. Please contact Larry at should you have any questions. Thank you!

Interim Program Director

Larry Laszlo – Interim Program Director

Thank you, Kimberly, for your service!

The Chargers would like to thank Kimberly Holmes for her contributions to the Club as its Program Director during the past two years. Her time, commitment and passion were very much appreciated. Kimberly helped to rejuvenate our summer programs with the implementation of our summer camp system. In addition, she helped to formalize many of the processes that go on behind the scenes with our coaches. We thank her for her service as she moves on to bigger and brighter things! Nevertheless, we hope to continue see her on the water and at the boathouse coaching! Thank you, Kimberly!Capture