Friends of Glastonbury Rowing, Inc.
Friends of Glastonbury Rowing, Inc.

Race Info

 

NOTE:  All times are tentative

and will be update closer to each race                                          Click for Regatta Results

SPRING REGATTAS

 

Regatta @ Farmington:  

Tunxis Mead in Farmington, CT

 
Farmington will be hosting crews from Glastonbury, Stonington and East Lyme.
Please do not enter Tunxis Mead Park until 12pm - as requested by Farmington.  
  •  am Buses Depart GHS
  •  pm Coxswain meeting on dock
  •  pm Racing starts

 

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups:  

You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu:   There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5.

 

DIRECTIONS TO FARMINGTON BOAT HOUSE TUNXIS MEAD PARK:

I-84, Exit 39 Rt 4W, LEFT Rt 10S to 2nd traffic light.

RIGHT Meadow Road. RIGHT into Tunxis Mead Park (Green sign on road). 

Follow paved road to end, past baseball and softball fields, onto gravel road through gates to wide parking area. Please have all spectators park here.
 

Tunxis Mead Park has two port-o-potties near the handicapped parking. There is a bathroom at the soccer fields before you get to the boathouse at the first turn in the road. Busses can stop near the basketball courts for a pit-stop before you come down to the boathouse.

Spectators should park in the gravel lot before the boathouse. There will be parking attendants.

PLEASE DO NOT HAVE SPECTATORS ARRIVE BEFORE NOON 

 

Glastonbury @ Hanover, NH:  

Hanover, NH

  • 7:30 am Buses Depart GHS
  • 7:00 pm Buses Return GHS - approximate

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups:  

You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu: TBD. There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5. 

 

The Race Schedule:

 

Directions from I-91:

• Exit 13. Head west on Main Street then cross over bridge. Road will change from 

Main Street to West Wheelock Street (Rte. 10A).

• Continue through light at corner of Dartmouth Green. West Wheelock changes to East Wheelock (Rte. 10). You will pass in front of Dartmouth Green and Hanover Inn. 

• Take next left (across from Hood Museum) and go through a set of lights. 

• Follow Route 10N.

• At Traffic Circle, take right onto Reservoir Road (Co-op Grocery store on the corner). Parking and Garipay Fields are on the right. 

• Continue straight through the circle. The Richmond school parking will be on the Right.

 

There will be no parking at the boathouse or Wilson's landing for rowers or spectators. 

Shuttles from Richmond and Garipay to Boathouse from 11:20am-4:00pm constantly.

Hanover information is on friendsofhanovercrew.org

 
 

Glastonbury @ Andover, MA:  

Phillips Academy's Boathouse in Methuen, MA

 

  •  Buses Depart GHS
  •  Coxswain Meeting
  •  First Race
  •  Buses Return GHS - approximate

Race Schedule: 

 

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups: 

You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu: TBD. There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5. 

 

Directions from I-84E:

The William H. Brown 1934 Boathouse is located at 620 Lowell St, Methuen, MA, 01844

(Lowell Street is the same thing as Route 110)

Take I-84 East to I-90 East (Mass Pike) to I-290 East to I-495 North to exit 40B to merge onto I-93 N toward Concord NH.  Take exit 46 from I-93 north for (Route 110/Route 113 toward Lawrence/Dracut). Take the Lowell Street/Route 110 exit out of the traffic circle (it is the third exit if coming from I-93 north). Drive straight through the first light and continue on for 1.3 miles. The boathouse is located on the left.

 

Novice Regatta @ Middletown:  May

Harbor Park in Middletown, CT

 

All Day event with multiple Novice races. The entire race course will be viewable from any where along the boardwalk.  The start is near the train bridge and the finish is just past the docks.

 

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups: 
You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu: TBD. There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5.

 

Regatta Schedule: Link to Schedule on Google Doc

 

Parking for Regatta:

There will be limited parking for spectators along River Road and at the far end of Harbor Park.  Please be sure to obey no parking signs at the access to the Fire Dock. The parking garages listed below are free on Sunday. There is a pedestrian tunnel that goes under Route 9 for easy access to Harbor Park.  The tunnel entrance is located on deKoven Drive within the Melilli Plaza parking lot, 53 Washington Street. NO PARKING in Customer Parking for the Canoe Club.

 

Riverview Parking Garage – lower level – located on Dingwall Drive and Melilli Plaza Lot – located behind Main Street Market. The Melilli Lot and Upper Arcade Facility have transitioned to fully automated public parking areas! To enter the lots you must pull a ticket from the automatic ticket dispenser; Remember to PLEASE TAKE YOUR TICKET WITH YOU. 

 

There are two Pay-on-Foot Pay Stations:

The recommended station is located near the entrance. This station accepts parking-fee payments, tenders any change due, issues a receipt and validates your parking ticket.  There are also pay stations in the exit lanes; however, as stated the we recommend using the pay-on-foot pay station near the entrance to expedite departures.

Before returning to your vehicle:

Proceed to the automatic pay station located near the entrance.

There is a "Push for Assistance" button at each machine should you have need for on-site assistance.

5.    Insert your parking ticket into the pay station (magnetic stripe up & to the right). The pay station will automatically calculate your parking fee, if any. If you would like to receive a receipt of your transaction, select that option before paying your parking fee.

6.    Insert cash or credit card as payment. Your ticket will be encoded as paid and automatically returned to you.

7.     Proceed to your vehicle with your ticket.

8.     Drive to the exit lane, insert the ticket into the exit verifier and the gate will open to allow you to exit.

Mahoney Cup:  Saturday, May 13, 2017

Glastonbury Riverfront Boathouse, CT

 

The Mahoney Cup is the premier home regatta of GHS Crew.  It has great meaning and history.  First introduced in 2004, it honors the life of former rower, Eric Mahoney, whose life was tragically cut short in 2002 while he was a team member.  

 

Glastonbury High School crew will be hosting novice and varsity crews from Avon, Fairfield Prep, Lewis Mills, Shrewsbury, Worcester Public and Xavier.   

  • 7:00 am Arrival of crews
  • 8:00am Coxswain meeting
  • 9:00am Racing starts
  • 1:00pm Presentation of the Cup and 1st place medals for race events

 

Mahoney Cup Racing Schedule:  Subject to Change

  • 9:00 Girls Novice 8+
  • 9:20 Boys Novice 8+
  • 9:40 Girls Varsity 4+
  • 10:00 Boys Varsity 4+
  • 10:20 Girls Junior Varsity 8+
  • 10:40 Boys Junior Varsity 8+
  • 11:00 Girls 2nd Varsity 8+
  • 11:20 Boys 2nd Varisty 8+
  • 11:40 Girls Novice 4+
  • 12:00 Boys Novice 4+
  • 12:20 Girls 1st Varsity 8+
  • 12:40 Boys 1st Vasity 8+

 

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups:  
You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu:  TBD. There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5.

 

Parking for Regatta:

  • ONLY CREW TRAILERS ALLOWED AT THE BOATHOUSE, 252 Welles Street (food supply drop-offs allowed)
  • Crew Team DROPS-OFFS at Riverfront Community Center, 300 Welles Street
  • Parking on the grass behind the Community Center for volunteers, parents, spectators and visiting team buses, entrance across from 150 Naubuc Avenue
  • Click here for Directions to the Glastonbury Boathouse

 

CPSRA:  May 

Lake Waramaug, New Preston, CT

Please bring $10 cash for each spectator to donate to CT Public Schools Rowing Assocation

  • 6:00 am Buses Depart GHS
  • 5:30 pm Buses Return GHS - approximate

 

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups:  

You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu: TBD. There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5.

 

Please make sure that your crews are dressed appropriately for the weather.  Storms can pop up around the lake!!  A reminder that that each athlete going on the water is required bring with them a long sleeve shirt or jacket.  They will not be allowed to launch without one.  This is very important, particularly since the weather on the lake is often unpredictable. Also, given the rain we have had, Lake Waramaug State Park will be very muddy.  Wear boots!!  Flips flops, while easy to clean are a bad idea.  It will be muddy and slippy.  

 

Regatta Schedule:

  • 8:00am  Coxswain Meeting
  • 9:00 & 9:15  Girls Novice 8+
  • 9:30 & 9:45  Boys Novice 8+
  • 10:00 & 10:10  Girls V3 8+
  • 10:20 & 10:30  Girls V2 8+
  • 10:40 & 10:50  Boys V2 8+
  • 11:00 & 11:10  Girls 1st Varsity 8+
  • 11:20 & 11:30  Boys 1st Varsity 8+
  • LUNCH BREAK
  • 1:00  Girls Novice 4+ Final
  • 1:15  Boys Novice 4+ Final
  • 1:30  Girls Novice 8+ Final
  • 1:45  Boys Novice 8+ Final
  • 2:00  Girls V2 4+ Final
  • 2:10  Girls V3 8+ Final
  • 2:20 Boys V3 8+ Final
  • 2:30  Girls V2 8+ Final
  • 2:40  Boys V2 8+ Final
  • 2:50  Girls 1st Varsity 8+ Petite
  • 3:00  Boys 1st Vasity 8+ Petite
  • 3:10  Girls 1st Varsity 4+ Final
  • 3:20  Boys 1st Vasity 4+ Final
  • 3:30  Girls 1st Varsity 8+ Final
  • 3:40  Boys 1st Varsity 8+ Final

 Awards Ceremony will take place on the hill by trailers approximately 30 minutes after last race. 

NEIRA:  Saturday, May 27

Lake Quinsiqamond, Worcester, MA

Crews must qualify for NEIRA regatta

 

Click link for NEIRA information and race times:  http://www.neirarowing.org

 

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups:  
You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu: TBD. There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5.

 

 

Alumni Race:  Sunday, June 4 at 10am

Glastonbury Boathouse

 

GHS Crew Alumni are invited back for a race!

Alumni should contact Coach Conor Fearon before June 1st: cfearon9@gmail.com

 

 

NSRA:  Saturday, June 10

Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA

 

Crews must qualify for NSRA regatta

 

FALL REGATTAS

 

Head of the Riverfront:  Sunday, Oct 1, 2017
Hartford, CT


www.riverfront.org/events/head-riverfront-rowing-regatta
 

  • ? am Buses Depart GHS
  • ? pm Buses Return GHS - approximate

 

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups: 

You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu: TBA.  There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5.

 

The Race Schedule:

 

The rowers race from south to north with the finish line just south of the Founders Bridge.  The Mortenson Plaza viewing area (near the finish line) is a 10 minute walk from the Hartford boathouse.

 

 

New England Championships:  Sunday, October 8, 2017
Regatta Point State Park, Lake Quinsigamond, Worcester, MA

 

 

TBA:  Sunday, October 15, 2017
TBA

 

 

Head of the Charles:  Saturday, October 21, 2017
Boston, MA

 

Lottery Pick - Boats TBA

 

 

Head of the Fish:  Sunday, October 29, 2017
Saratoga, NY

 

Be sure to bring boots.  It is always muddy there, even on a beautiful day.
http://www.saratogarowing.com/head-of-the-fish/

 

Head of the Schuylkill: October 28-29, 2017
Philladephia, PA
GHS Not Participating

http://hosr.org

Head of the Tomahawk:  September 23, 2017

Glastonbury Riverfront Boathouse, CT

 

Glastonbury High School crew will be hosting novice and varsity crews from Avon, Farmington, East Lyme, Lewis S. Mills and Stonington.  

  • 7:00 am Arrival of crews
  • 8:00am Coxswain meeting
  • 9:00am Racing starts
  • 1:00pm 1st place medals for race events

 

Regatta Schedule:  Subject to Change

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Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c48a8ab29a7f94-head13
You can take a break to watch your child's race.

Menu: The Food Crew will be serving its famous egg sandwiches, bagels, and quickbreads for breakfast, and hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers, as well as various salads for lunch. There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5.

 

Parking for Regatta:

  • ONLY CREW TRAILERS ALLOWED AT THE BOATHOUSE, 252 Welles Street (food supply drop-offs allowed)
  • Crew Team DROPS-OFFS at Riverfront Community Center, 300 Welles Street
  • Parking on the grass behind the Community Center for volunteers, parents, spectators and visiting team buses, entrance across from 150 Naubuc Avenue
  • Click here for Directions to the Glastonbury Boathouse