“Our rowing family keeps growing, season by season, school by school, and race by race” --- Emily Morton, Champlain Longboats Program Alumnus
Check out video from the March 2013 Snow Row hosted by the Hull Lifesaving Museum in Hull, MA - lots of LCMM boats and participants!
Ages 18 and up. The Community Rowing Club offers adult rowing every week May through October. Community members sign up to experience the beauty of Lake Champlain while getting a great physical work-out. Adult community teams also participate in regional rowing competitions. Only Members of LCMM are eligible to participate in Community Rowing. Your $35 Rowing Club fee allows you to join any of our weekly rows for the whole season.
Not sure if it's right for you? Just join us for a row!
Contact Karen Gallott at (802) 475-2022, ext 121 or email@example.com
2013 Rowing Events
Champlain Longboats Launch Day
May 23, 2013 11am
June 1, 2013
Champlain Longboats' annual youth rowing event at Button Bay on Lake Champlain attracts over 100 youth rowers from Vermont and New England. A series of three timed races highlight the day. The races culminate with the “mess-about” where teams mix up their crews randomly in an exercise of social and maritime skills. Everyone is a winner at this exciting day on the water! Crews must sign up in advance. Call 475-2022 x113 or email Nick Patch at firstname.lastname@example.org for details and to register.
Lake Champlain Challenge Race
Sunday July 14, 2013
For all ages of boaters! Just watch, or join the fun! Bring your own non-motorized boat, kayak, or canoe to row or paddle in this three-mile race across the lake. Registration fee admits two to the museum. Registration at 9:30am; Race starts at 11am. Race fee $22, includes museum admission; $18 for LCMM Members.
Call 475-2022 x113 or email Nick Patch at email@example.com for details.
James Wakefield Rescue Row
Date TBD, 2013
On December 9th, 1876, the crew of the canal schooner General Butler was stranded atop the breakwater in Burlington, VT, after their boat sank during a terrible winter storm. They were rescued by James Wakefield and his son, who rowed out to save them. Every year, the Champlain Longboats program commemorates this heroic event with a youth rowing race in Burlington, VT; over one hundred participants! Races begin at 9:30am at the Burlington Community Boat House