Mandatory Practice (official start of season) is Monday March 12, 2018. Girls JV/V and Boys/Girls Novice 3-6 pm, Boys JV/V 3:40-6pm. Monday-Friday......Rockford Rowing Annual Garage Sale/Erg a thon is Saturday, March 17,2018......Swim Test for ALL new rowers Tuesday March 20,2018.....2018 Spring Clothing orders due to Pegasus by Friday March 23, 2018....... Spring Sprint at Forest Hills Central on March 24th,2018......Amore Fundraiser Sunday March 25, 2018 11:30-2 pm

Fall Rowing

Sign ups will be available through Rockford Community Ed beginning Monday, August 22! www.rpssignmeup.com. The fall seasons runs through the end of the October.

Reminder: Fall Rowing is a club sport and is not the official RPS sport (that takes place in the spring).

High School


Start Date: Monday, August 29th

Time: 3:20-6:00 (Giving athletes time to change into practice clothes at school)

Cost: $150

Novice (First Year):

Start Date: Tuesday, September 6th

Time: 3:20-6:00 (Giving athletes time to change into practice clothes at school)

Cost: $150
Typically, if there are enough upperclassman drivers, the coach will help arrange carpooling among the rowers to the boathouse from the schools.  However, this is not guaranteed and can take a few days to work out.  If your rower does not drive, please have arrangements for getting him/her to the boathouse the first several days of practice.

Middle School (6th – 8th grade)

Start Date: Tuesday, September 6th

Time: 6:00-8:00 (Monday thru Thursday)

Cost: $150


Fall Regattas

1. Grand Rapids Classic -September 29, 2017

2. Scrimmage at Jupiter Boathouse October 7,2017

3. Head of the Grand in Lansing, MI  October 14,2017 ( Will not be on regatta central)

4. The Leelanau Chase which takes place on October 30th in Lake Leelanau, MI

If you are not already, please familiarize yourself with www.regattacentral.com.  Details for each of these regattas will be found under the “Regattas” tab.