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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.

Whats Happening at CRI







Today & tomorrow


in the next 7 Days




The 2018 Annual Meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, March 20.

7:00 PM - Gathering Time (with some light food and refreshments)

7:15 PM - Call to Order

Click here to see the current CRI Board Candidates for 2018! 

Elections will be held at the Annual Meeting - postponed to Tuesday, March 20th. We look forward to seeing you there!

Information Related to the Executive Director Search: Job Description



Programs & Classes


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

Spring & Summer 2018 Youth Registration is OPEN! Sign up today!







Thursday, March 22: Private Event - Second Floor Closes at 3 PM


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SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - CRI Spring Party & Auction


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Make a ROWsolution in 2018!

18 December 2017

Make a ROWsolution in 2018 by joining the Drive Rowing Studio for a three-month long New Year's resolution program!  […]

4-Oar Rule In Effect Starting Friday, November 10th

8 November 2017

The four oar rule will be in effect starting Friday, November 10th.  […]

Newton South rowers earn silver at Nationals

21 June 2017

While many of their classmates were coming down from the excitement of proms, and gearing up for finals, a pair of Newton South juniors were in Sarasota, Florida last week competing for a national rowing championship...  […]

Mayor's Cub Junior Racing at CRI June 4th

30 May 2017

Mayor's cup is the final regatta for the Row Boston team this season.  […]

Community Rowing captures team points at North East Regionals

25 May 2017


National Learn to Row Day June 3rd 10-12 am

17 May 2017

Try rowing on a machine or on the water at the Harry Parker Boathouse - everything is free on National Learn to Row Day!   […]

CRI Parking Alert: Fishing Tournament Sunday 4/30. All trailer spots reserved

28 April 2017

There will be a fishing tournament on the river Sunday 4/30.  […]

IRL Announces Six Women and Four Men in the Class of 2018

21 April 2017

Brighton, MA — The Institute for Rowing Leadership at Community Rowing, Inc.  […]

IRL Announces the First Five Members of the Class of 2018

25 February 2017

Brighton, MA — The Institute for Rowing Leadership at Community Rowing, Inc.  […]

CRI Weather Alert: Delayed opening - 8:30AM Friday, February 10th

9 February 2017

Due to the weather and travel conditions, CRI will have a delayed opening of 8:30AM on Friday, February 10th.  […]

CRI Weather Alert: The Boathouse will be closed Thursday February 9th

8 February 2017

The boathouse will be CLOSED on Thursday, February 9 due to the storm.  […]