Space still available in the Middle School Fall rowing clinic

Email Coach Gene Kininmonth with questions:

When students join the Middle School program they are also joining a community of young students from public and private schools from across Greensboro, which makes Greensboro Crew so special. They are at the beginnings of a sport in which they will forge friendships that can accompany them throughout their entire life.

Greensboro Crew’s novice girls crew are all smiles at the 2016 High Point Autumn Rowing Festival.

REGISTER HERE for Middle School rowing Fall 2017 for $385!

Registration is not complete until receipt of payment and waivers received, so parents are strongly encouraged to register quickly to avoid disappointment.


WHEN: The middle school spring season runs from August 28 through to November 2. Rowing sessions are offered Monday & Thursday afternoons from 4:15pm until 6:15pm and on Saturday mornings from 9:00am – 11am.

WHERE: Practices are at Lake Brandt as the weather warms. Click for DIRECTIONS.

RACING: In the Fall of 2017 the Middle School squad will race at the Anniversary Row on September 16 in High Point, the High Point Autumn Rowing Festival on September 30, the Head of the James in Richmond on October 14 and the Head of the South on November 11. Please note, it is not mandatory that students participate in all races.

WHAT TO WEAR: Students should wear normal athletic attire suitable for the weather and flip flops rather than running shoes as participants will walk the boat into the water.

This program is designed for students in Grades 6 – 8. No experience is necessary but participants must be confident swimmers for safety reasons. New members must have a parent complete the waiver and swim form found on the registration page.

Is rowing for both boys and girls?

Where does the team row?
The team rows at beautiful Lake Brandt.

Are all practices mandatory?
No. So, if you cannot make it to all practice sessions that is OK. Keep in mind that like anything in life you only get out of something what you put into it. We find that the longer our rowers are on the team the more committed they become. If you cannot make a practice on a certain day please ask the coach if you can row on a different day instead.

Does everyone get to race?
Everyone who regularly attends rowing practice gets to race. A student will not be eligible to race if he/she has missed so practices that their rowing ability is deemed by the coaches to potentially have a negative affect the performance of their fellow rowers.

What if I missed the first day?
No problem. Just email Coach Gene with the date you are available to begin. Some of our rowers do not begin until late September.

Greensboro rowers are delighted with their silver medal performance at the 2016 Head of the South regatta.