Row New York to Host the First Masters Regatta in Meadow Lake’s 84-Year History
Row New York
by Rishma Lucknauth
1y ago
Row New York is proud to present its first USRowing-sanctioned event, the Meadow Lake Masters Regatta, on June 10, 2023 in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens. The event is poised to cement its place in history as the first Masters rowing race to take place on Meadow Lake since it was completed for the 1939 New York World’s Fair.  Rowers are invited to assemble a team or join as singles to compete in a 1000m sprint on Meadow Lake. The event will host various sculling (two oars) and sweeping (one oar) events including lightweight, open and Adaptive categories, and will be overseen by Chi ..read more
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A Summer On The Water
Row New York
by Kassandra Nevarez
2y ago
Youth Rowing This summer, our varsity season began on the beautiful Connecticut River in New Hampshire for a week-long visit to Dartmouth College (Click here to learn more about our trip to Dartmouth). This week of exploring college rowing set the tone for a summer full of gains in strength and speed. Once our varsity team returned home, the varsity and intermediate squads trained in small sculling boats. At Row New York, we love to take the time to work on technique in small boats where athletes can more easily feel adjustments in their balance and speed. The rowers learned much as they prep ..read more
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Summer Learning and a Taste of College Life
Row New York
by Kassandra Nevarez
2y ago
School’s out, but our athletes continue learning. Our Student Success and Support Team led a summer full of activities to prepare our athletes for the upcoming school year and future college journeys.   Dartmouth College Trip July 5th-10th | Hanover, New Hampshire Row New Yorkers spent a week on the Dartmouth campus rowing, attending college seminars, meeting college coaches and students, and living in the dorms. The rowers had a great time experiencing college life and rowing on the Connecticut River. This first-hand experience on campus allowed our juniors and seniors to envision ..read more
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Spring Racing 2022
Row New York
by Kassandra Nevarez
2y ago
It’s been a busy season! We’ve competed at the following races and scrimmages:  Rockland Rowing vs. St. Anthony’s vs. Row New York April 9th | Rockland County, New York Row New Yorkers took an early and beautiful ride to even-more-beautiful Rockland Lake for a friendly scrimmage with local teams. The weather gave the rowers practice in all racing conditions: wind, sun, heat, cold, rain, and even hail! Weather aside, all three teams put up a good fight on the racecourse during sets of 1ks and 500m pieces.   Mercer Lake Sprints April 22nd- 24th | West Windsor, NJ After a joint pr ..read more
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2022 NYRR Half Marathon: Meet Our Runners
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by Row New York
2y ago
On March 20, 2022, five Row New York supporters will be running 13.1 miles to fundraise for our programs! Learn more about our runners below. Click on their image to donate and support their campaign! Vicki Agoglia I’m Vicki Agoglia, 52, a massage therapist for 17 years . I do Myofacial release massage which is a unique unwinding and healing emotionally and physically. I live in Nesconset, Long Island. I’ve been running for 20 years. Running is my life. I love the way I feel every time after running being with my friends having love and support always. My morning started off in the best way. W ..read more
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Top Ten Moments of 2021
Row New York
by Kassandra Nevarez
2y ago
Join us as we count down our favorite moments of the year! We could not have done this without the contributions of every member of our community. Thank you! 10. Triple The Meters Harlem River Challenge competitors go the distance View this post on Instagram A post shared by Row New York (@rownewyork) Over 500 competitors ran, rowed, biked, and erged more than NINE MILLION METERS in support of our programs! This was more than triple the distance covered in 2020. Our competitors moved to unlock a generous donation from our Board of Directors. They also fundraised, bringing in donations fro ..read more
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This Fall At Row New York
Row New York
by Kassandra Nevarez
2y ago
This fall, Row New York youth athletes put in some serious work. Besides their usual practices, tutoring sessions, and college prep, our athletes erged daily, completing hard pieces weekly and sometimes by moonlight. The result of all their hard work was evident: after the last piece of fall training, nearly all of our athletes broke personal records. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Row New York (@rownewyork) Varsity Rowing Many, many new personal records  Varsity athletes started their fall training this August. They trained on the water five days a week and had weekly t ..read more
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Meet The Crew
Row New York
by Kassandra Nevarez
2y ago
We’re excited to introduce you to the newest members of our staff! Charley Sullivan Vice President of Rowing Charley Sullivan, our new Vice President of Rowing, has spent the last 30 years coaching mostly in small college towns, building some of the fastest programs in the country. Now, he’ll be working with our coaching staff to bring a new, and more coordinated approach to coaching all of Row New York to become faster and more competitive. We will always keep each athlete’s development front and center as we do so. Charley grew up internationally in Southeast Asia and West Africa. Not surpri ..read more
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The 2021 Meadow Lake Challenge
Row New York
by Kassandra Nevarez
3y ago
The Meadow Lake Challenge took place on a beautiful Saturday morning in June. It was the first time this year that we joined our different pods and programs for an event.  The event was a tremendous testament to the commitment of our staff, youth, and families. Our youth athletes, their families, and alumni had an incredible time racing, talking, cheering, rowing, eating, and just hanging out in the sunshine. The results of the three duels are below. After the races and awards, staff and alumni jumped into boats for a quick row. We were so delighted by the parents who expressed their gr ..read more
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Summer At Row New York
Row New York
by Kassandra Nevarez
3y ago
This summer at Row New York, our youth and community programs are back on the water. Our youth are participating in academic and wellness workshops, and our seniors are starting their college applications. It feels so good to be back! Novice Rowers Learning the ropes This summer, some of our athletes are learning to row for the very first time! We’re so excited to share the sport with our new teammates. In the past few weeks, they’ve quickly learned a new vocabulary, how to handle boats and the form of the stroke. Summer practices take place Monday-Thursday at 8 am through August 13th.  A ..read more
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