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Community Rowing, Inc.is an approved USOC Paralympic Sports Club offering recreational and competitive programs for people with physical and cognitive challenges.

Para Rowing at CRI provides individuals with physical and cognitive challenges an opportunity to be a part of a rowing community that values teamwork, self-determination, and commitment to personal goals. Through the sport of rowing, people of all abilities become athletes, learn to take risks, develop confidence, and enjoy the benefits of learning together in a community that supports a healthy lifestyle.

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CRI has a dedicated coaching and volunteer staff trained to work with adaptive athletes to provide a high-challenge/high-support environment using specialized equipment designed to meet the needs of adaptive rowers.

Please check out our Beginning Para Rowing classes, General Adaptive, and Advanced Para Rowing programs, or contact Jenny Sichel, Para Rowing Coordinator, at jenny@communityrowing.org. Programs are year-round, with open enrollment at the beginning of each spring, summer, fall, and winter sessions.

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Impacts and Honors

  • CRI Para Athletes participate annually in the World Indoor Rowing Championships, the Head of the Charles Regatta, and Masters Nationals.
  • CRI is the official training center for the U.S. Paralympic LTA 4+ (legs, trunk, and arms) squad and is sending seven athletes to the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam in August..
  • CRI was honored with the Rings of Gold Award by the USOC in 2012. 
  • Community Rowing, Inc. is a three-time recipient of the US Rowing Association’s Club of the Year award, the only rowing organization in history to receive this distinction so many times.