Program Registration

Discover all the programs that the CHARGERS have to offer from first time introductory classes to specialized stroke seminars there is something for everyone to learn!

Registrations for individual Programs are being made operational on an incremental basis. Please scroll down this page to see which ones are now open for Registration (if Open, there is a “Register for…” link). If you don’t see your registration open for your program yet, please check back.

Registration is a 3-Step process—please complete all steps as indicated in REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS.

Registration Instructions

1. Go to RegattaCentral.com, choose your program, fill out the form & pay
2. Sign the CHARGERS waiver by clicking here
3. Go to USRowing.com and sign the waiver — Adult Competitive and Experienced only

Summer 2017 Program Overview
Program Date Day & Time Description Cost
National Learn to Row Day June 3 Saturday 10am Fun introduction to the sport for adults and teens with no rowing experience Free
Adult Learn-to-Row Session 1 Jun 12 – Jul 12 Mon & Wed 5:30-7:30 p.m. For ages 20+ an introduction to rowing $160
Adult Learn-to-Row Session 2 Jul 17 – Aug 16 Mon & Wed 5:30-7:30 p.m. For ages 20+ an introduction to rowing $160
Older Teen Learn-to-Row Session 1 Jun 13 – Jul 13 Tue & Thu 5:30-7:30 p.m. For ages 15-19 an introduction to rowing $160
Older Teen Learn-to-Row Session 2 Jul 18 – Aug 17 Tue & Thu 5:30-7:30 p.m. For ages 15-19 an introduction to rowing $160
Corporate Rowing League May 29 – Jul 21 6:30-8:00 pm No experience required – practice one per week for 7 weeks with Onondaga Cup finale  $2000/Team (inc. Regatta Fee)
Adult/Teen Beginner Sculling Jul 31 – Aug 4 5-7:00pm Introduction to sculling (rowing with two oars) no experience required $175
Youth Learn-to-Row Session 1 Jun 26 – Jul 7 Mon – Fri 9-10:30 a.m. For ages 10-14 an introduction to rowing $160
Youth Learn-to-Row Session 2 Jul 10 – Jul 21 Mon – Fri 9-10:30 a.m. For ages 10-14 an introduction to rowing $160
Youth Learn-to-Row Session 3 Jul 24 – Aug 4 Mon – Fri 9-10:30 a.m. For ages 10-14 an introduction to rowing $160
Adult Competitive Jun 1 – Nov 1 Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-8 p.m. & Saturday 7-9am Tryout or invitation only – please contact if new $450/person + coaching & racing fees
Adult Experienced Session 1 May 31 – Jun 28 Mondays & Wednesdays 6-8:00 p.m. For rowers with at least two sessions of learn to row Mon Only Start May 29th  $150/person both days OR $85/person Mon or Wed
Adult Experienced Session 2 Jul 3 – Aug 2 Mondays & Wednesdays 6-8:00 p.m. For rowers with at least two sessions of learn to row $150/person both days OR $85/person Mon or Wed
Adult Experienced Session 3 Aug 7 – Sep 6 Mondays & Wednesdays 6-8:00 p.m. For rowers with at least two sessions of learn to row $150/person both days OR $85/person Mon or Wed
Adult Experienced Session 4 Sep 11 – Oct 11 Mondays & Wednesdays 6-8:00 p.m. For rowers with at least two sessions of learn to row $150/person both days OR $85/person Mon or Wed
Experienced Middle School Session 1 Jul 24 – Jul 28 Mon – Fri 4-6:00 p.m. For rowers entering grades 7-9 with multiple learn-to-row experiences $160/person
Experienced Middle School Session 2 Aug 7 – Aug 11 Mon – Fri 4-6:00 p.m. For rowers entering grades 7-9 with multiple learn-to-row experiences $160/person
Transition to Varsity Session 1 Jul 17 – Jul 21 Mon – Fri 4-6:00 p.m. For rowers that have rowed one year as a novice at their high school $150
Transition to Varsity Session 2 July 31 – Aug 4 Mon – Fri 4-6:00 p.m. For rowers that have rowed one year as a novice at their high school $150
Boys High School Competitive Jun 26 – Jul 22 Mon/Wed/Thu 7-9 a.m. Sat 8-10 a.m. A challenging camp for athletes with at least one competitive season experience  $325
Girls High School Competitive Jun 26 – Jul 22 Mon/Wed/Thu 7-9 a.m. Sat 8-10 a.m. A challenging camp for athletes with at least one competitive season experience  $325

CHARGERS 2017 Summer Programs

National Learn to Row Day

June 3, 2017 at 10am until 12 Noon
Hathaway Boathouse, Ten Eyck Road, Liverpool NY (near Long Branch Park)
A fun and free introduction to the sport for teens and adults with no previous rowing experience! Come on down and check it out
Cost: Free!

Adult Learn to Row Program

Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 PM (20+ years of age)
5 week sessions throughout the summer with practice twice per week in the evenings. No or minimal experience required. Focus is to introduce the athlete to rowing while providing an inviting environ- ment. Completing 2 of these sessions will allow you to move up the Adult Experienced Program.
Session 1 June 12th – July 12th 
Session 2 July 17th – August 16th
Cost: $160.00 each session
Register for Adult Learn To Row

Older Teen Learn to Row Program

Tuesday & Thursday 5:30-7:30 PM (Ages 15-19)
5 week sessions throughout the summer with practice twice per week in the evenings. No or minimal experience required. Focus is to introduce the athlete to rowing while providing an inviting environment.
Session 1 June 13th – July 13th (no practice July 4th) Cost: $160.00 per session
Session 2 July 18th – August 17th
Cost: $160.00 each session
Register for Older Teen Learn to Row

Corporate Rowing League

No experience required, practice once per week for 7 weeks with the Onondaga Cup Regatta finale race. See the Chargers website for registration.
Practices: May 29 – July 21st 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Onondaga Cup Regatta – July 22- 23
Click here to learn more

Adult & Teen Beginning Sculling ( HS Sophomores or older)

July 31st – August 4th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
A week-long introduction to sculling (rowing with an oar in each hand). No previous experience required. Space is limited.
Cost: $175.00
Register for Adult/Teen Beginning Sculling

Youth Learn to Row Program

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 10:30 AM An introduction to the sport of rowing for youth ages 10-14. No experience required.
Session I June 26th – July 7th 
Session II July 10th – July 21st
Session III July 24th – August 4th
Cost : $160.00 per session
Register for Youth Learn To Row

Adult Competitive

By tryout & invitation only. If you are new, contact the website ahead of time. Tryouts will be conducted the first 2 Saturdays in June.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 – 8 PM and Saturdays 7-9 AM 
For experienced rowers and coxswains. A highly competitive program which pushes athletes to improve their rowing skills and fitness level each and every practice. Athletes in this program have a commitment to fitness on the water and outside of practice. Rowers will participate in various racing opportunities throughout the season where the focus is going fast and winning. Admission to this program has fitness and technique requirements . * additional costs for coaching and racing fees.
Registered Women participants need to register/pay the Coaching fees as a separate transaction on Regatta Central (under Programs and Clinics)
Cost: $450.00 (plus coaching & racing fees)
Register & Pay Coaching Fee for Adult Competitive

Adult Experienced Program

Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 PM
For rowers with at least two sessions of Adult Learn-to-Row. A challenging experience in a relaxed atmosphere which focuses on drills to improve rowing skills and occasional racing pieces tailored to the skill levels of the individual boats. Potential to race In the Onondaga Cup July 22-23.
Session I May 31st – June 28th (May 29th start for Mon Only option)
Session II July 3rd – August 2nd
Session III August 7th – September 6th (skipping Labor Day)
Session IV September 11th – October 11th
Cost: $85.00 for 1 day per week. $150.00 for both days per week
Register for Adult Experienced

Experienced Middle School Week

For 7-9th graders who have prior rowing experience
Mondays – Friday 4:00 -6:00 PM
A one-week (5 day) program for rowers entering grade 7-9 who have participated in multiple learn to row pro- grams. This camp is not for beginning rowers. Focus is to build from the basics to prepare athletes for potential high school rowing career.
Session I July 24th – July 28th
Session II August 7th – August 11th
Cost: $160 per session
Register for Experienced Middle School Week

Transition from Novice to Varsity

Monday – Friday 4-6 PM
A one week (5 day) camp for an athlete that rowed one year as novice on their High School team and plans on going out for the Varsity program next spring. An introduction to the requirements to be successful at the next level.
Session I July 17th – July 21st Cost: $150.00 per session
Session II July 31st – August 4th
Cost: $150 per session
Register for Transition to Varsity

High School Varsity Competitive Racing Program

Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays. M,W,TH 7 AM – 9-AM, Saturdays 8-10 AM
This program is for HiGH School Varsity athletes from the spring racing season. PLEASE NOTE IT IS FOR ATHLETES WITH MORE THAN 1 HIGH SCHOOL SEASON EXPERIENCE. Athletes will train hard and focus on racing. The crews will race at the West Side Rowing Club Invitational and finish by racing in the Onondaga Cup Lake Fest Regatta. Will include guest coaches and video sessions.
Begins June 26th – July 22nd
Cost: $325.00
Register for High School Varsity Competitive