10:00 AM10:00

Schuylkill Navy Blood Drive

Schuylkill Navy Blood Drive

Fairmount Boat Club 2 | 2 Boathouse Row Philadelphia, PA 19130 | Carlin Room

 Saturday, November 25th

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 Appointments are preferred.

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6:00 PM18:00

Schuylkill Navy Annual Party

2016 is a wrap, and what a year it was for our amazing Boathouse Row & Beyond community ! As we do each year, we'll gather as a community to look back, celebrate, and look ahead... and, of course, dance the night away! POST-OLYMPIC YEAR BONUS ? It's back to our traditional "progressive" style party which brings everyone into the clubs of Boathouse Row at different stages of the event. Can't wait to see you there and celebrate together!


6:45 Awards Program at Vesper Boat Club (#10 Boathouse Row)
7:15 Additional Registration Opens, Sedgeley Club Lighthouse
7:30-10:30 Boathouse Row Block Party throughout all of Boathouse Row
10:30-Midnight After-Party at End of The Row

More information and tickets can be found here.

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8:00 AM08:00

Masters Potluck Brunch

Row:  A few of the clubs will host composite boats.  Launch will be approximately 8AM.  In the signup sheet, please indicate if you would like to participate in the composite row, experience level and contact information.  Otherwise, feel free to row with you club and join us for the food around 9:30-10am.

Brunch:   Pot luck format.  Blenders and ingredients for making smoothies will be provided.  Please bring your favorite breakfast staples.


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10:00 AM10:00

Wharton Hammer

Wharton will be holding their annual double elimination 500m erging tournament on Saturday 2/25 at 10 AM at the boathouse, and would like to open the event up to any FRA members who want to compete. They will be adjusting raw times based on weight and age. Each person gets at least 10 minutes of rest between 500m rounds. Prizes will be awarded based on overall champ, 2nd place, 1st place woman, and fastest raw time.

Wharton will be providing food to grill and we ask that FRA members who want to compete contribute 10$.

If you're interested in competing contact me at with name, age, and fastest 500m time for seeding.

Looking forward to a good competition!

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9:00 AM09:00

Schuylkill River Launch Pilot Certification Class

  • The Conshohocken Rowing Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come one, come all ! This (FREE!) session is open to all rowers, rowing fans and friends, (Yes, that includes parents and friends who have never rowed!), and river enthusiasts who wish to join the awesome teams who enjoy the "best seats in the house" on race day ! 

Pre-registration is required and ends 2/2/17. While the class is FREE, you can register by clicking the "TICKET" link above.

DETAILS (additional info available on Registration link):

The 2/11/17 class at the Conshohocken Rowing Center will include a 2-hour instructor-led workshop, covering all you need to know. Following the class, we'll give tips and suggestions for next steps to get you hands-on driving experience before the spring and summer rowing and paddling races.

SPECIAL BONUS: For those who desire, a follow-up session (Date TBD) with Schuylkill Navy QuarterMaster Jack Lees will allow you to receive a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission boating license.

Hosted collaboratively by The Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association and Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia (as the representative governing bodies for all clubs and scholastic teams on the Schuylkill), volunteers from the paddling community and other regattas are also most welcome!

SPECIAL THANKS: A very appreciative "Thank You" goes to the Conshohocken Rowing Center and its tenant programs Malvern Prep and The Haverford School for lending their space for this session

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