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

FALL REGATTAS - Scroll down - listed by date

 

Please Volunteer for the Food Crew:  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.

 

Head of the Tomahawk:  Saturday, September 22

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

 

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

Head of the Riverfront:  Sunday, September 30

Hartford, CT


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

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

 

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 7
Regatta Point State Park, Lake Quinsigamond, Worcester, MA

 

 

TBA:  Sunday, October 14
TBA

 

 

Head of the Charles:  October 20-21
Boston, MA

 

Lottery Pick - Boats TBA

 

 

Head of the Fish:  Sunday, October 28
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 27-28
Philladephia, PA
GHS Not Participating

http://hosr.org

2018 SPRING REGATTAS - Scroll down - listed by date

 

Please Volunteer for the Food Crew:  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. 

 

Regatta @ Farmington: Saturday, April 21

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.  

 

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 

 

 

Hanover @ Glastonbury, CT:  Saturday, April 28

 

 

East Lyme @ Glastonbury, CT:  Wednesday, May 2

Seaboard Marina - Racing starts at 4:45pm

 


Glastonbury @ Kent:  Saturday, May 5

Kent, CT

 

 1:30pm Buses Depart GHS (after SAT testing)
 3:30 or 4pm First Race
 ? Buses Return GHS - approximate

 

 

East Lyme @ Stonington, CT:  Sunday, May 6

Mystic Seaport

15th Annual Mahoney Cup:  Saturday, May 12

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, Worcester 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

 

Parking for Regatta:

  • ONLY CREW TRAILERS & FOOD CREW TRAILERS ALLOWED AT THE BOATHOUSE, 252 Welles Street
  • Athlete drop offs and 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

 

Mahoney Cup Racing Schedule:  tentative schedule

  • 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+
 

Novice Regatta @ Middletown:  Sunday, May 13

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 20

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.  

2018 Regatta Schedule: 

 

8:00am Coxswain Meeting

9:00am Racing Starts

3:00pm Boys 1st Varsity 8+ Final

3:10pm Girls 1st Varsity 8+ Final

 

See race schedule detail below.

 

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

NEIRA:  Saturday, May 26

Lake Quinsiqamond, Worcester, MA

Crews must qualify for NEIRA regatta

 

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

 

 

Alumni Race:  Sunday, June 3

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 9

Schuylkill River, Philadelphia, PA

 

Crews must qualify for NSRA regatta