2024 Spring Season Registration

Registrations are now OPEN for 2024 Adult Experienced Masters Program.

For the Novice (‘Beginners’) Masters (Adult) Registration, please click here.

2024 Spring Experienced Masters (Adult)

Cortlandt Rowing (CCRA) Spring Experienced Masters Programs

IMPORTANT NOTE: Adult Spring registration deadline is March 18!

For experienced rowers (you have rowed with CCRA for at least three seasons, and/or coach approval required).


Session (13 Weeks) February 29 – June 15
Experienced Master Program Fee: $350 per Rower; +$75 for Independent Rowing
Registration Deadline March 18th

You must be a current member of US Rowing, and sign their online waiver, in order to participate in CCRA activities. Please refer to our Registration Form & Payments section of this page for more information.

Questions? E-mail cortlandtrowing@gmail.com, or call Mrs. Dina Tompkins at (914) 589-9112.

In addition to on-water instruction, the Spring Masters Program includes the following:

  • Row2Music sessions (drop-in, indoor erg program, Mondays, 6:45-8pm)
  • Independent erging/weight training at our indoor location
    • All spring masters will have access to our indoor facility (ergs and weight equipment), arranged on participant basis
  • Independent Zoom erg sessions with a buddy
    • All spring masters will have access to the CCRA Masters Zoom meeting ID, so they can erg remotely with their CCRA buddies at their convenience (for those who have an erg at home).

Program Schedule

Until on-water conditions are consistently favorable (Feb 29 through approx late March):

  • Thursdays, 6:45am-8:15pm
  • Sundays, 7am-9am
    • Refine stroke technique; work on conditioning, strength, mobility and balance with ALL masters at our indoor location (210 6th St, Verplanck, NY):

When on-water conditions allow (approx late March through June 15):

  • Weekly Coached Session:
    • Sundays, 7am-9am
      • Coached sessions will focus on sweep rowing (4 or 8 rowers plus coxswain), but limited opportunities for sculling are possible.
      • Team drills to refine technical stroke skills
      • Practices will take place rain or shine, unless there is a safety concern. In the event of a bad weather forecast, practice will move indoors to our 6th St location, and will be announced on SportsYou.
      • We are looking to expand coxswain rotation, so please be open to learning a new skill!
  • Weekly on-water informal rows at Lake Meahagh:
    • Wednesdays: 8am-10am
    • Saturdays: 7am-9am
    • Led by experienced, approved masters rowers. Sweep or sculling, depending on weather conditions, number of rowers attending that day, skill level of rowers attending that day, etc.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: There will be no practice March 30 – 31 (Easter weekend) and May 25 – 26 (Memorial Day weekend).

Independent, non-coached rows (additional fee)

Arranged on participant basis for highly experienced rowers only:

‘Approved’ rowers that have passed a safety/proficiency test given by the head coach may sign up to row any size boat (singles up to coxed 8’s) on Lake Meahagh at their convenience, as long as other practice sessions are not in-session. These ‘approved’ rowers (see list of approved rowers here) must “buddy up” with at least one other Experienced or Approved rower at all times. Strict adherence to CCRA Independent on-water rules and Lake Meahagh’s traffic pattern is required.


For selected Experienced masters (see Masters regatta policy)

  • Ice Cutter Regatta: Sunday, April 28, 9:30am. Lake Meahagh (scrimmage)
  • Miles of Hope Regatta: Sunday, June 2. Poughkeepsie (additional seat fee)
  • Rockland Masters Regatta: Saturday, June 15. Rockland Lake (additional seat fee)


  • Cox Clinic at HRRA: March 10 (Sunday), 1-3pm, Poughkeepsie. $5 fee. Sign up here.

Safety / Health

  • Swim test requirements: Swim 50 meters, tread water for 10 minutes, put on a PFD (lifejacket) while treading water. This is for your safety.
    • New masters must pass this test in their first season.
    • Current masters must pass this test within the last 12 months.
    • Spring season swim test: Monday, March 4, 5-6:30pm. Premier Athletic (Montrose)
  • All Masters must abide by CCRA Safety requirements, and watch the US Rowing Safety video every year before attending the spring session. See the Safety Requirements page.


  • Our coaches use the SportsYou App App to communicate quickly regarding any updates needed for practices including important change in plans due to weather. Please download and register on the SportsYou App. All registered Masters will receive an invitation to join the CCRA Masters SportsYou “team.”
  • Join our Masters Facebook Community by clicking here and request to “Join group.”
  • Please follow Cortlandt Rowing on Facebook and Instagram. The number of followers counts when we want to show how quickly our club is growing here in our local communities!

Registration Form

You must be a current member of US Rowing in order to participate in CCRA activities. The club code for CCRA is EAYKZ (all upper case). Follow US Rowing registration instructions here.

Payment Options

Payments Online via PayPal Checkout

We accept credit/debit card payments online via PayPal Checkout. To pay online, please select which registration type and fill in the rower’s first and last name below, then add to cart. You will then be led to the checkout screen.

Note: there is a $10 fee for online payments.

2024 Spring Experienced Masters (Adult) Registration


  • Session – (13 Weeks) February 29 – June 15
  • Novice Program Fee – $350 per Rower; +$75 for Independent Rowing (+$10 fee for online payments)
  • Registration Deadline – March 18th

SKU: ADLTEMSU2024 Category:

For experienced rowers (you have rowed with CCRA for at least three seasons, and/or coach approval required).

Additional Information
Registration Type:

Experienced Masters, Experienced Masters + Independent Rowing

Payments with Zelle

Coming soon!

When you pay with Zelle there is no $10 processing fee. If you want to opt for paying with Zelle, please let us know that is what you’d like to do, and wait for the announcement that it’s ready to accept payment.

Payments by Check

Checks must be mailed to the PO Box listed. Please send a check payable to CCRA, with your youth rower’s name in the notation section:

  • By Mail: Cortlandt Community Rowing Association, PO Box 530, Verplanck, NY 10596

Questions? E-mail cortlandtrowing@gmail.com, or call Mrs. Dina Tompkins at (914) 589-9112.