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 Welcome to HMC Rowing

Welcome to HMC Rowing!

 Registration for Spring Rowing will open on March 23rd 

 

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 2018 Rowing Session Dates

HMC offers four, six-week long rowing seasons. Most group classes run for 90 minutes, two days per week. HMC will be closed on Memorial Day (5/28/2018), July 4th (7/4/18), and Labor Day (9/3/18). Classes will be held on Columbus Day (10/8/18).  Please note that $5 of every class registration will go towards an equipment fund for the rowing program. If you would like to make an additional contribution towards this program, please click here to donate.  Please note: All classes require a minimum of four registrations in order to run.

SESSION DATES
Spring April 30 – June 8
Summer A June 11 – July 20
Summer B July 23 – August 31
Break September 1 – September 9
Fall September 10 – October 19

Want to row all year? Consider purchasing the Four Season package….

The Four Seasons Pass: Save money, spend more time on the water

Save money and guarantee your spot in your favorite rowing class by booking the 4 Seasons Pass! If you plan on rowing all four on water seasons with HMC then this is the package for you. Sign up for Spring, Summer A, Summer B, and Fall seasons in advance and you save on program fees. The package rate applies when you book four eligible programs (one per season). Please note that the 4 Seasons Pass rate cannot be retrospectively applied to bookings. Register today for the best rate and get ready to row all 4 Seasons! Eligible programs: Experienced Hudson, Men’s Rowing, Small Boats, Competitive & Recreational, Racing 4xs, and Sweep 8+ Advanced.

Purchase your 4 Seasons Pass Click on Prepaid packages and select your 4 Season Pass program. After purchasing your 4 Seasons Pass please go to New booking in your customer area to book your program in each season – Spring, Summer A, Summer B, and Fall.

Please note: your booking is not complete until you register for your class. The credits will automatically be applied when you get to check out.

Questions? Email rowing@hinghammaritime.org

 

 


2018 Spring Rowing Class Schedule

Please note: The Spring rowing session runs from April 30 – June 8

Registration HERE

LEARN TO ROW

OPEN TO: All

REQUIRED: No prior rowing experience necessary

DATES: April 30-June 8 2018

TIMES: TU/TH 8:00-9:30 AM

FEE: $198

Learn to Row programs are scheduled throughout the year to introduce adult community members to the sport of rowing. You will learn the basic phases of the rowing stroke, how the equipment works and what it’s called, how to get in and out of the boat and-most importantly-how to put your oar in the water and go somewhere! Also covered are the basics of coxing a boat – commands, steering and navigation. These classes are delivered in our 5 person coastal touring boats or in some of our more stable small boats. Many of HMC’s rowers go on to row for many years and have a chance to make friends, get fit, learn a new sport and discover Hingham Harbor. Learn to Row programs must have a minimum of 5 participants registered to run. Hingham Maritime Center has many options for you to get out on the water for the first time.

You can also:

  1. Schedule a Private Lesson with personalized coaching on the water
  2. Have a group of friends and want to get on the water together? Sign up for your own Learn to Row class at a time that works for you! Email Sara Miller at rowing@hinghammaritime.org to schedule your class.
  3. Join us for National Learn to Row Day on Saturday June 2, 2018. A FREE event designed to give you a taste of what rowing at HMC is all about.

Registration HERE

BEGINNER HUDSON QUAD (4X+)

OPEN TO: Beginner scullers who have completed a Learn to Row class

REQUIRED: A Learn to Row class or equivalent private lesson experience

DATES: April 30-June 8

TIMES: M/W 8:30-10:00 AM

FEE: $310

Our Beginner Hudson programs are designed to transition new rowers from our Learn to Row program into our more mainstream rowing classes. This program is also great for those rowers needing a refresher class after a season away from rowing. Classes are delivered in our Hudson T11 Quads. You will learn more about the basic phases of the rowing stroke, how the equipment works and what it’s called, how to get in and out of the boat and-most importantly-how to put your oar in the water and go somewhere! Participants will get a chance to continue learning how to row, erg and cox as well as the opportunity to learn about other topics such as navigation and water safety. Many of HMC’s rowers go on to row for many years and have a chance to make friends, get fit, learn a new sport and see the harbor. Beginner Hudson programs must have a minimum of 5 participants registered to run.

Registration HERE

EXPERIENCED HUDSON QUAD (4X+)

OPEN TO: Developing and experienced Hudson Quad (4x+) scullers

REQUIRED: 1+ session of Beginner or Experienced Hudson quads (4x+) rowing

TIMES: MW 8:30-10:00 AM, M/W 6:00-7:30 PM

FEE: $310

For scullers with a variety of experience levels who enjoy the team atmosphere and stability of our open water Hudson touring 4x+s Register and then email rowing@hinghammaritime.org with your rowing ability to be matched with other participants (or if you have a group of 5 you would like to row with, we will also accommodate lineup requests where possible).  Rowers will take turns rowing and coxing throughout the session. During Summer sessions there is the ability for groups of 4 rowers to hire a HMC coxswain for an additional fee. This is a multi boat class and rowers will be expected to help each other launch and rack boats at the beginning and end of row. The HMC coaches will work with all rowers throughout the session to offer workouts and grow rowing knowledge and skills. Rowers will work on gaining a greater understanding of the rowing stroke, learn how to navigate and cox, experience a multitude of drills, and gain a firm grasp of rowing terminology. Rowers may be given a workout or drill by the coach and should expect to row independently for part or all of a class. If weather conditions do not permit on water practice, rowers will have the opportunity to get a workout and technical coaching on land on the ergometers (rowing machines).

Registration HERE

MEN’S ROWING

OPEN TO: Developing and experienced Hudson Quad (4x+) scullers

REQUIRED: 1+ session of Hudson quads (4x+) rowing

DATES: April 30-June 8

TIMES: TU/TH 6:00-7:30 AM

FEE: $310

For male scullers with a variety of experience levels who enjoy the team atmosphere and stability of our open water Hudson touring 4x+s and may be interested in progressing to a men’s competitive rowing program. Register and then email rowing@hinghammaritime.org with your rowing ability to be matched with other participants (or if you have a group of 5 you would like to row with, we will also accommodate lineup requests where possible).  Rowers will take turns rowing and coxing throughout the session. During Summer sessions there is the ability for groups of 4 rowers to hire a HMC coxswain for an additional fee. This is a multi boat class and rowers will be expected to help each other launch and rack boats at the beginning and end of row. The HMC coaches will work with all rowers throughout the session to offer workouts and grow rowing knowledge and skills. Rowers will work on gaining a greater understanding of the rowing stroke, learn how to navigate and cox, experience a multitude of drills, and gain a firm grasp of rowing terminology. Rowers may be given a workout or drill by the coach and should expect to row independently for part or all of a class. If weather conditions do not permit on water practice, rowers will have the opportunity to get a workout and technical coaching on land on the ergometers (rowing machines).

Registration HERE

RECREATIONAL SMALL BOATS

OPEN TO: Developing and Experienced small boat scullers

REQUIRED: 1+ session of small boat rowing (Intro to Small Boats or other comparable experience)

DATES: April 30-June 8

TIMES: M/W 8:00-9:30 AM

FEE: $350

This program is for scullers of varied experience levels who enjoy the small boat atmosphere at a recreational pace. Rowers will enjoy coach guided rows with a focus on skill building and distance rowing. This level is for rowers who are proficient at a variety of different rowing skills, including: steering and docking the boat, boat handling, rowing stroke fundamentals, and rowing terminology. Rowers can expect to be rowing for a large percentage of the class with skill talks and individual feedback provided throughout the session. Rowers will use both 1xs and 2xs.

Registration HERE

COMPETITIVE SMALL BOATS

OPEN TO: Experienced small boat scullers

REQUIRED: 1+ years of small boat rowing or Director Approval

DATES: April 30-June 8

TIMES: TU/TH 8:00-9:30 AM

FEE: $350

For experienced scullers who enjoy an independent workout based environment, incorporating technical drills, speed work and distance rows. Rowers are expected to be able to launch and dock independently, practice coach given drills, and have a firm grasp of rowing terminology. Rowers can expect to be rowing for a large percentage of the class with skill sessions and individual feedback provided throughout the session. Rowers will use both 1xs and 2xs.

Registration HERE

RACING 4xs

OPEN TO: Experienced scullers

REQUIRED: 1+ year in small boats and racing 4x and/or Director Approval

DATES: April 30-June 8

TIMES: TU/TH 6:30-8:00 AM

FEE: $310

Racing 4xs is for experienced scullers who wish engage in a fitness based team sculling environment. Rowers will use racing 4xs. The clinic is open to those experienced scullers who are competent in all aspects of being in and handling a racing shell and can handle the physical components of a more challenging on water workouts. Rowers are expected to be able to launch and dock independently, navigate the harbor, practice coach given drills, and have a firm grasp of rowing terminology. Rowers will experience independent distance rows or coach led speed work with technical talks and individual feedback provided throughout the session.

Registration HERE

ADVANCED 8+ (SWEEP)

OPEN TO: Experienced sweep rowers

REQUIRED: 1+ year sweep rowing and Director Approval

DATES: April 30-June 8

TIMES: FRIDAY 6:30-8:00 AM

FEE: $150

Fitness and technique based sweep training program, that will build on previous years sweep rowing programs and prepare rowers for competition.

Registration HERE

DEVELOPMENT 8+ (SWEEP)

OPEN TO: Experienced scullers

REQUIRED: 1+ year in small boats/racing 4x and/or Director Approval

DATES: April 30-June 8

TIMES: FRIDAY 5/11, 5/25, 5/8

FEE: $75

Introduction to sweep rowing for experienced scullers and refresher program for rowers with prior sweep experience.

Registration HERE

LOGBOOK ERGING

OPEN TO: ALL

REQUIRED: No prior rowing experience necessary

DATES:  April 30-June 8

TIMES: MW 6:00-7:30 PM, TU/TH

Want to get some extra meters in on land? This is the program for you! Our logbook erging program lets you hop on an HMC erg and increase your fitness and get in a quick workout on land during the on water season. Email rowing@hinghammaritime.org to reserve a seat. If on water classes are using the equipment you will be invited to participate in the workout.

 

Registration HERE


Cancellation Fees

Class fees will be refunded upon written cancellation received prior to 30 days from the start of class. A $50 administration fee will be assessed for these changes. There are no refunds after the start date of the class. Please direct all requests for cancellations to contact@hinghammaritime.org.