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

 

SPRING REGATTAS

 

Glastonbury @ Hanover, NH:  Sunday, April 30

Hanover, NH

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

 

 

Glastonbury @ Andover, MA:  Saturday, May 6
Andover, MA

 

Note:  Afternoon Race. SAT's in the morning.

 

 

Mahoney Cup:  Saturday, May 13

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, Shrewsbury, Xavier, Lewis Mills and Fairfield Prep.   

 

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

 

TBA Mahoney Cup Schedule

 

Food Crew Volunteer Sign-ups:  TBD
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. REMINDER:  Bring a water bottle!

 

As always, we really need people who are able and willing to pull the Food Crew trailer to and from the regatta. Contact Ally Sexton at allyterry@sbcglobal.net with questions.

 

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:  Sunday, May 21
Lake Waramaug, New Preston, CT

 

Please bring cash to donate to CT Public Schools Rowing Assocation

 


NEIRA:  Saturday, May 27

Lake Quinsiqamond, Worcester, MA

 

Crews must qualify for NEIRA regatta

 

 

Alumni Race:  Sunday, June 4

Glastonbury Boathouse

 

GHS Crew Alumni are invited back for a race!

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

 

 

NSRA:  Saturyday, June 10

Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA

 

Crews must qualify for NSRA regatta

 

 

FALL REGATTAS

 

Head of the Tomahawk:  September 2017
Glastonbury Riverfront Boathouse, CT

 

 

Head of the Riverfront:  Fall 2017
Hartford, CT


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

 

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

 

 

Head of the Fish:  October 28-29, 2017
Saratoga, NY


Participation TBD
http://www.saratogarowing.com/head-of-the-fish/

 

 

Head of the Schuylkill:  Fall 2017
Philladephia, PA
 

Participation TBD
http://hosr.org

 

 

 

SPRING REGATTAS

 

Regatta @ Farmington:  Saturday, April

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:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c48a8ab29a7f94-april1

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

Menu:  Light lunch of pasta salads, tossed salads and veggie trays. Rowers expected to eat breakfast at home since this is an afternoon event. There is no charge for team members (whether rowing or not) and coaches.  Family members pay $5. REMINDER:  Bring a water bottle!

 

DIRECTIONS TO FARMINGTON BOAT HOUSE TUNXIS MEAD PARK:

From Rt. 84

Exit 39 to Rt. 4 WEST 

Stay straight off exit ramp, thru light and follow as road curves, get in left lane.
LEFT onto Rt 10 S. Follow to 2nd Traffic light for Meadow Road.
RIGHT onto Meadow Road. STRAIGHT (right) at fork onto Red Oak Hill, across fields.

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/COMMON TABLE PEOPLE ARRIVE BEFORE 12! THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR US TO OPERATE WITH THE REST OF THE ACTIVITES IN THE PARK!