The Minneapolis Rowing Club continues to build the U30 Program open to both students and young professionals. Participants must have at least one full year of rowing experience, sweep and/or sculling.
We welcome Junior Team alumni, local area college students, college students visiting the Twin Cities for the summer, recent graduates and other young professionals. Individuals in their early 30s who match well with the group in regard to fitness and rowing ability may also join with coach approval. MRC coaches reserve the right to recommend placement in another program that may better match a rower's skills and abilities.
U30 rowers will have the opportunity to compete with MRC at regional and national regattas if desired. Competition at regattas is optional and will incur additional uniform, entry and trailer fees not included in program cost.
Practices will be begin Thursday, May 25, 2023, and continue through October for the Fall head racing season. A summer only option to row May 25 - September 3 is also available.
May 25 - October 27
5:30 - 7:30 am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (no practice Wednesdays)
U30 Regatta Schedule - TBD, but under consideration
- July 13-16, USRowing Summer National Championships, Lake Harsha, Bethel, OH
- July 15, Duluth International Regatta, Duluth, MN
- August 6-13, 139th Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, St. Catharines, ONT
- August 18-19, NWIRA Championship Sprint Regatta, Kenora, ONT
- September 23, Head of the Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
- October 7, Head of the Mississippi, Minneapolis, MN
Includes both MRC club membership for the duration of the program and the coached program fee. USRowing membership is additional and paid directly to USRA. U30 members are eligible to become bow rated and check out club equipment to row independently outside practices. Current MRC members are also welcome to join. Please contact Jen Sowins, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2023 Registration coming soon
$420 Full Season U30 Program 2023 May 25 - October 29
$275 SUMMER ONLY U30 Program May 25 - September 3
PROGRAM PARTICIPANT EXPECTATIONS:
- Attend MRC Club Orientation and Bow List Clinic
- Consistent and regular attendance at practices
- Active USRowing individual membership at Basic level or higher
- Complete SafeSport Training if required
- Prompt payment of any incurred regatta fees
- Volunteer at any club hosted regatta in which you also race
- Adhere to MRC member policies and procedures such as completion of Pre-Season Checklist in iCrew and following COVID-19 guidelines
Log on to iCrew
MRC uses iCrew to manages practices and independent rowing reservations. All rowers should create an iCrew account and log all rowing activities both coached sessions and independent rowing.
The Minneapolis Rowing Club is an organizational member of USRowing and as part of our organizational member requirements, all MRC members who participate in rowing activities must hold at least USRowing Basic membership. This includes accepting the USRowing online waiver and completing the Adult Athlete SafeSport Training. Members who work with Junior Team may have additional SafeSport requirements. To join or renew, go to http://membership.usrowing.org