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Contact Information
Rowing Programs Director
Julian Canha
     
Head Coach
Dylan Gould

Coach
Sarah Kornblum

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2017 Junior Signup (online below)

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2017 USRowing Waiver

Swim Test (Required for Juniors who have not previously sucessfully completed a Swim Certification test)

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Junior Rowing

Rowing is an excellent sport for young people looking for both an athletic challenge and a great team experience. Nereid has a year-round juniors program that caters to both first-time and experienced rowers.

Our team of skilled coaches will work with athletes both on and off the water to develop a thorough understanding of the sport. Rowers are immersed in technique, physical training, and race preparation, as well as the basics of maintaining boats and equipment. Rowers in all programs may participate in multiple regattas per season, at the coaches’ discretion.

To enroll in a Nereid program, download and complete the forms on this page; then mail the application to the address on the form with a check. A swim test is also required for all seasons but Winter; please the sidebar on the right side of this page for a link with more information on the swim test. Completed forms may also be emailed to programs@nereidbc.org. Space is limited and is not confirmed until a check is received. Receipt of completed forms and check will determine acceptance.

Nereid reserves the right to modify the program schedule as circumstances change. Should an athlete drop out of a program, no refund will be provided. See the links on the right hand side of this page to view the schedule.

Fall Program

The 2017 Junior Fall season will begin on August 28th and run until November 18th. There will also be an optional week of pre-season for High School rowers that will begin on August 21st.

  • High School 6-day*: This program is open to rowers with at least one season of prior rowing experience and meets Mondays – Saturdays. Practice will be from 4 – 6 PM Monday – Friday, and 11 AM – 1 PM on Saturday. 
  • High School 4-day*: This program is open to both experienced and novice rowers. Practice times will be the same as the HS 6-day program, but will only meet Tuesdays - Thursdays and Saturdays. Rowers may move up to the 6-day program later in the season should they choose to do so and if the coaches approve. Additional fees may apply in this case.
  • Middle School 4-day: This program is open to both experienced and novice rowers and meets Tuesdays – Thursdays and Saturdays. Practice will be from 6 – 7:30 PM on week nights and 1:30 - 3 PM on Saturdays.  
  • Middle School 2-day: This program is open to novice and experienced rowers. Practice times will be the same as the MS 4-day program, but will only meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Rowers may move up to the 4-day program later in the season should they choose to do so. Additional fees may apply in this case.

*20 high school athletes will also have the opportunity to train at FASST (http://fasstnj.com/) on Tuesdays from 6 – 7 PM. Since the space is limited to 20 rowers, priviledge to train at FASST will be determined by each rower’s availability, seniority, and level of competivieness.

All of Nereid’s Junior programs are competive programs with opportunities to race throughout the season. As such, a certain level of commitment is expected from each athlete. Specific expectations will be discussed at the start of the season. There will be an informational meeting on Tuesday, August 29th (4 PM for High School parents/athletes and 6 PM for Middle School parents/athletes) where expectations and logistics for the rest of the season will be discussed. This meeting will be required for all rowers and new parents and optional for returning parents. For further questions please contact Dylan Gould at headcoach@nereidbc.org.

**Rutherford Residents receive a 50% discount until participation reaches 25% of the program size, after which the discount is pro-rated across all Rutherford participants. We ask all participants to pay the full program amount, and then we will issue a refund to Rutherford Residents once the final numbers are known. At current participation levels we expect that refund level to be around 40%.  

Winter Program

TBA

Donations

If you would like to donate to the Nereid Junior Rowing Programs then please click the donate button below. Donatons allow Nereid to buy and maintain racing shells, oars and other equipment in support of the Nereid Junior Rowing Programs. If you would like to leave a comment with your donation then click the section titled "Comments" on the "review donation" page that appears after you've entered you credit card/PayPal information. This comments section is located under the left most column titled "Purpose". We thank you in advance for your generosity!