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

Race Info

 

NOTE:  All times are tentative

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

2019 FALL REGATTAS - Scroll down - listed by date

Please Volunteer for the Food Crew:  You can take a break to watch your athlete's race.

There is no charge for team members to eat (whether rowing or not).  Family members pay $5/meal.

 

Head of the Tomahawk:  Saturday, September 28

Glastonbury Riverfront Boathouse, CT

 

Glastonbury High School crew will be hosting novice and varsity crews.  

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

 

Please Volunteer for the Food Crew:  You can take a break to watch your athlete's race.

Sign up Link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c48a8ab29a7f94-september

 

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
  • Handicap parking is available with proper permit
  • 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

Head of the Riverfront:  Sunday, October 6

Hartford, CT


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

 

Please Volunteer for the Food Crew:  You can take a break to watch your athlete's race.

Sign up Link:  

 

Race Route:

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 13
Regatta Point State Park, Lake Quinsigamond, Worcester, MA

 

Please Volunteer for the Food Crew:  You can take a break to watch your athlete's race.

Sign up Link:  Click Here

 

 

Head of the Charles:  October 19-20 (high school events Sunday 10/20)
Boston, MA

Top 50% from 2018: Boys 4+

Lottery Pick: Boys 8+.

Wait List: Girls

 

Link to Head of the Charles

 

 

Head of the Fish:  Sunday, October 27
Fish Creek, Saratoga Lake, Saratoga, NY

 

Please Volunteer for the Food Crew:  You can take a break to watch your athlete's race.

Sign up Link: Click Here

 

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

 

 

2019 SPRING REGATTAS - Scroll down - listed by date

Please Volunteer for the Food Crew:  You can take a break to watch your athlete's race.

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

 

Away @ Worcester: Saturday, April 6

Lake Quinsiqamond, Worcester, MA

 

Girls Only - Avon, Shrewsbury, Cape Cod Youth Rowing, Farmington, Tabor, and Kent 

12:30pm Buses Depart GHS
3:30pm Racing starts
8:30pm Buses Return GHS - approximate
 

Away @ Farmington: Saturday, April 13

Tunxis Mead in Farmington, CT


Farmington will be hosting crews from Glastonbury, Bayview, Sacred Heart.

Please do not enter Tunxis Mead Park until 12pm - as requested by Farmington.  

 

11:00am Buses Depart GHS
1:15pm Racing starts

 

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

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

 

DIRECTIONS to FARMINGTON BOAT HOUSE at TUNXIS MEAD PARK:

Enter Tunxis Mead Park (Green sign on road). 

Follow paved road to end, past baseball and softball fields, onto gravel road through gates and past recycling/dumping area following right 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. 

PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE NOON 

 

Away @ Worcester, MA: Saturday, April 20

Lake Quinsiqamond, Worcester, MA

Simsbury & Exeter Invitational

 

Cancelled:  Saturday, April 27

Salisbury & Xavier - Boys Only

 

Away @ Stonington:  Sunday, April 28

Stonington & Guilford

Race will be held late afternoon due to tide schedule - Race times TBD.

 

Home - Glastonbury, CT:  Wednesday, May 1

East Lyme - Racing starts at 4pm


Away @ Hanover, NH:  Sunday, May 5

Hanover & Exeter (SAT testing on Saturday)

 

8am Buses Depart GHS (2.5-3 hour drive)
1pm First Race
7:30pm Buses Return GHS - approximate

 

There will be no parking at the boathouse or Wilson's landing for rowers or spectators.  The only parking on site is for the trailers from each school, two food parent trucks from each school, and coaches vehicles.  Shuttles will be running from 11:30am-5:00pm constantly.
 
The Parking: Shuttle will run from 11:30am-5:00pm.  Please park at Garipay and Richmond!
Directions from I-91:

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

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

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

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

• Follow Route 10 N.

• At the Traffice Circle, take right onto Reservoir Road (Co-op Grocery store on the corner).

• If you continue straight through the circle. The Richmond school parking will be on the Right.

Mahoney Cup:  Saturday, May 11

Glastonbury Riverfront Boathouse

 

The Mahoney Cup is the premier home regatta of GHS Crew.  First introduced in 2004, it honors the life of 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, Lewis Mills, Shrewsbury, Hingham and Xavier.   

  • 7:00am Arrival of crews
  • 8:00am Coxswain meeting
  • 8:20am Launch
  • 1:00pm Presentation of the Cup and 1st place medals for race events

 

Parking for Regatta:

 

Mahoney Cup Racing Schedule: 

  • 9:00 Girls Novice 8+
  • 9:15 Boys Novice 8+
  • 9:30 Girls 1st Varsity 4+
  • 9:45 Girls 2nd Varsity 4+
  • 10:00 Boys Varsity 4+
  • 10:15 Girls Junior Varsity 8+
  • 10:30 Boys Junior Varsity 8+
  • 10:45 Girls 2nd Varsity 8+
  • 11:00 Boys 2nd Varisty 8+
  • 11:15 Girls Novice 4+
  • 11:30 Boys Novice 4+
  • 11:45 Girls 1st Varsity 8+
  • 12:00 Boys 1st Vasity 8+
 

Novice Regatta @ Middletown:  Sunday, May 12

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.

 

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. 

CPSRA:  Sunday, May 19

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

 

Please make sure that your crews are dressed appropriately for the weather.  Storms can pop up around the lake!!  A reminder that each athlete going on the water is required bring with them a long sleeve shirt or jacket.  They may 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 slippery.  

Regatta Schedule: 

 

8:00am Coxswain Meeting

9:00am Racing Starts

 

 

 

 

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

NEIRA:  Saturday, May 25

Lake Quinsiqamond, Worcester, MA

Crews must qualify for NEIRA regatta

 

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

 

 

Alumni Race:  Saturday, June 1 from 10am - Noon

Glastonbury Boathouse - weather permitting

 

GHS Crew Alumni are invited back for a race!

Alumni should contact Coaches 

 

 

NSRA:  TBD

Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA

 

Crews must qualify for NSRA regatta