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Harry Parker Boathouse
20 Nonantum Road
Brighton, MA 02135

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Community Rowing, Inc. (CRI) changes lives and communities by providing access to the sport of rowing and its profound social benefits. “Rowing for All” is our mission, and we are especially committed to delivering rowing to groups who can benefit from the social and health outcomes of our unique sport.

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updated: 12/15/17



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Programs & Classes


Winter Training Registrations are still open! Sign up today!

Want to get a workout in today? Sign up for a Drive Row Studio Class!






SATURDAY:  Meet the US NATIONAL TEAM at Rowing Blazers 220 Newbury St.  Complimentary drinks.  

10% of the day's proceeds go to CRI!!  GREAT gift ideas for the rower in your family!

Saturday, Dec. 16: Private Event 2nd Floor closes at 3PM


The BIG Stuff


Launches are getting pulled this week (check out @criboston on Instagram for a look at how we remove them!)

Please consider joining the Spring Party and Auction Committee. The committee meets about once a month starting in January, 2018 leading up to the event in May. Contact Theresa Fitzpatrick to be part of the committee and with any questions!


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