Wellness Resources

Our Community Supporting our Community

CRI has created a resource team to offer support for our community’s physical and mental well-being. You may have questions about mental health/treatment or are looking for medical input on training tweaks or aches. Access to these resources is available to anyone in our community (e.g., rowers, parents, CRI staff).

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

Thursday, January 28.  12pm
  • CRI continues to follow the Ma Re-Opening plan in Phase 3, Step 1.  We are monitoring specified adjustments to capacity limitations, all other terms of COVID-19 gathering orders and all sector-specific workplace safety rules which have remained unchanged.

  • Current limits remain in effect until February 8, 2021 unless further extended by the Governor.

  • We are phasing in spring on-water programming beginning in late March in single boats only.  As we learn more about how to open safely and begin addressing opportunities for team boat rowing, we will communicate through this web pages as well as our e-News and social media channels. 

Tuesday, December 15.  12:30PM

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that effective Wednesday, December 16, the City of Boston will return back to a modified Phase Two, Step Two of the Reopening Massachusetts plan.   

  • Under the revised order, CRI will remain open for youth 18 and under.  These programs include

    • Crew League Programs

    • Youth Competitive Programs

    • RowBoston Programs

  • The CRI Offices will remain open … no more than 3 staff in offices at a time.

  • The order will remain in effect for the next three weeks and CRI will provide updates and details by program as appropriate



There is no general admittance to CRI at this time.  For more information on boathouse availability email your coach or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

General Hours Of Operation, December 1 to March 22, 2021

Weekdays: 2pm to 8pm 

Weekends: 7am to 4pm

Hours are subject to change


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CRI weather alerts & water quality

Monday, February 1 at 12:00 PM - Tuesday, February 2 at 2:00 PM
Due to forecasted snow accumulations, CRI's boathouse will be closed on during the hours above.  

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Contact Us

Everything you need to know to get in touch with CRI

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Mission & History

Community Rowing Inc. (CRI) was founded in 1985 as a nonprofit organization dedicated to the belief that the sport of rowing provides unique opportunities to promote personal and community growth through teamwork, discipline, and physical fitness. 

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Meet the CRI Team

Learn more about the CRI Leadership Team, Coaches & Staff, the Board of Directors, and our Trustees.

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Join The CRI Team

View the current job openings at CRI. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The Bode Award

The award was named in 2016 to honor a coach or individual making significant contributions to the CRI community through time, actions, talents, and dedication.

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How to Volunteer

CRI is always looking for volunteers for all of our programs! Read more to explore the volunteer opportunities at CRI.

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CRI Wakeless Safety Launch

Community Rowing Set out to construct a better and Safer Low Wake Coaching Platform and we believe we did with our SMK 8m.  Community Rowing is a Safety First Organization and we strive to carry that mentality throughout everything we do.  The SMK 8m launch with its lower sheer, tight maneuverability, low wake, and clear deck, helps accomplish that goal.

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Press Releases

CRI's official communications 

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