High School Rowing

JR Rowing Fall Season

  • 2017 Fall Fees $195 plus 30 volunteer hours   10 Week season
  • To start on first day of Official Fall Practice Rower must bring a check to Lake Leelanau Rowing or cash in the amount of $195
  • To fulfill the balance of the, rowers can take advantage of the opportunity to do fundraising for the team (hours to fulfill will count as 1hr=$10) or work to row (specific jobs/duties at Fountain Point) If the full amount has not been worked, the balance will be due at the end of the season. Other opportunities to work off the hours can be explored. (Any hours not fulfilled will be paid at the same rate equivalent of 1hr=$10)
  • Race Fees: There are 3 out of town races being planned for the 2017 Fall Season. They are listed on the Schedule with approximate costs.
  • This is an outdoor sport that will require clothing that allows the athlete to perform in a variety of temperatures and weather conditions and still provide flexibility.

Fall Season Schedule

All Fall Practices will be held at Lake Leelanau Rowing located at Fountain Point Resort in Lake Leelanau Monday through Thursday 4:30pm to 7pm (Carpools are essential to helping with transportation plan to start forming at the Parent Meeting)

Saturday 7:30am to 9:30am – (Carpools are important)

Monday, August 7 – Parent Meeting at Fountain Point Resort starting at 5:30pm.  Parents of all current and new or interested rowers should please attend.

Monday, August 14 through Thursday, August 17 4:30 to 6:30pm –  No fee for this week but all team members should attend

Trial Week, Open Row for all Current, New and Potential New Rowers

  • Unofficial start of the season
  • All Current Team Members should attend
  • Any New Team Members Experienced and Novice Rowers
  • Trial week for interested HS students to come give it a try
  • Opportunity to bring new rowers into program
  • Bring back rowers who didn’t participate in Summer Rowing

Monday August 21 – First Week of official practice start

Saturday, September 2 – No Team Practice

Monday, September 4 – No Team Practice

Tuesday, September 5 – Resume Normal Practice Schedule

Friday, September 15 – Travel to Cleveland (Varsity Only) (approximate costs $250)

Saturday, September 16 – Head of the Cuyahoga, Cleveland, OH

Saturday, September 30 – Grand Rapids Fall Classic, Grand Rapids, MI (approximate cost $75)

Friday, October 13 – Travel to Lansing, MI (approximate costs $175)

Saturday, October 14 – Head of the Grand, Lansing MI

Saturday, October 28 – Fountain Point Masters Classic (All Jr Rowers volunteer)

Sunday, October 29 – The Leelanau Chase Jr/HS Regatta

Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5 – (No extra fee for coaching for this week if it becomes an option – fee for race participation will be discussed in the future)

Head of the Hooch, Chattanooga, TN –  Tentative (Only if the opportunity presents itself. Athlete interest and meeting qualifications set by coach and Regatta Organizer)