Head of the Anacostia & Friday practice

Here are the lineups and logistics for the regatta Saturday:
Men’s Jr. 4+: Bow Brendan 2 Michael 3 Stuart Stroke Leo Cox Talya
Men’s Jr. 8+ Bow ADM 2 AY 3 Brendan 4 Michael 5 Stuart 6 Leo 7 Chris Stroke Conor Cox Nick
Women’s Jr. 8+ Bow Joanne 2 Maddy 3 Clara 4 Amanda 5 Sara 6 Sarina 7 Claire Stroke Michelle Cox Aviah
Mixed Jr. 8+ Bow Bella 2 Liam 3 Makenna 4 Johnny 5 Paulette 6 Simone 7 Elias Stroke Lucas Cox Ori

Friday: 3:30 Bus to BWP. Change into rowing gear — leave all your stuff on bus. Row to Anacostia Boat House. Bus to Claire Hibbeln’s house. Team dinner until 9:00pm. Pick up rowers at the Hibbeln’s. Men’s Jr. 4+ will row four, 4 novices will fill in for these rowers in the 8+.

Saturday: All rowers arrive at 7:45am for Coaches coxswain meeting.
10:15 Men’s Jr. 4+
10:40 Women’s Jr. 8+
11:25 Men’s Jr. 8+
12:50 Mixed Jr. 8+

Parking for rowers and spectators will be at the Maritime Plaza parking lot. The parking lot is on M Street before you get to the boathouse. The address for the Maritime Parking Lot is 1201 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003. The parking lot is a 3/4 mile walk to the boathouse — or about a 15-minute walk. Shuttles will also be running. For more information on the venue and race course, visit the Head of the Anacostia web site.

About 2:30 or 3:00 (as soon as all rowers are back, feed, and rested), we will row back to Bladensburg Waterfront Park.
Pick up rowers at BWP 4:00pm.

Coach Greg

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Head of the Anacostia Regatta Sat. 9/24 – Everything You Need to Know!

Our first regatta of the season is this Saturday, September 24, at the Anacostia Community Boathouse. Novice parents and rowers, if you haven’t been to a regatta before, this is a great opportunity for you!  We really hope you will come and cheer for the team. It’s a good idea to bring the following items: lawn chairs, blankets, something to read, sunscreen, and binoculars. Look for the Blair Crew tent. If you are having trouble finding us, contact Kelly Kleine (301) 943-1339 or Carole Giunta (301) 602-5919.

Read more details about the regatta, coaches & rower’s meeting times, and parking & direction –> 

Read the Regatta FAQ –>

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Blair Crew Potluck – POSTPONED

Unfortunately, we need to postpone the Blair Crew Family Potluck for tomorrow, Saturday, Sept 17.

Tomorrow is “Port Town Day” at Bladensburg Water Park from 12 noon to 7 pm and it is expected that the park will be crowded and parking difficult.

We will reschedule and let you know when the family potluck will be.

Have a great weekend everyone – and go Blair Crew!

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Save the Dates: Family Potluck and Team Dinners

Join other Blair Crew parents and rowers for an informal family potluck after practice on Saturday, September 17th at noon at Bladensburg Waterfront Park.

Fall team dinners for rowers will be held after water practice on Friday, September 23rd, and on Friday, November 4th. The bus will drop rowers off at the team dinner location.

More details to follow, but mark your calendar now!

View the full Fall 2016 Blair Crew schedule –>

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Swim Test Cancelled for 9/3/16

Please use the Blair Crew waiver form that is part of the registration process.

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Fall 2016 Registration

Registration for Blair Crew for the Fall 2016 season is now open!
Blair Crew welcomes all returning rowers and new rowers who want to learn to row and become a member of this great team.   Registration materials can be accessed by clicking on the registration link at the top of the page. The registration deadline is September 9, 2016.  Questions about registration should be directed to the Registration Coordinator, Anne Spielberg, aspielberg1@gmail.com or 301-587-7972 after 7 pm.

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Rowing camp

Blair Crew, in conjunction with Washington Rowing School is offering a series of one week rowing camps.Each one week camp cover basic and advanced stroke technique, race tactics and strategies, and water and land training tips.

The camp will be run by Cindy Cole of Washington Rowing School and Greg Gallishaw of Blair Crew.

Camp starts June 20 and runs for 8 weeks, and is from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Bladensburg Waterfront Park. The cost is $195. Multi-week discounts are available. If rowers have commitments one or two days and would like to participate, arrangements can be made to accommodate his or her schedule.

To register, click on the link below and select the camps & clinics tab, choose the week, or weeks you would like to attend.

https://www.regattacentral.com/clubs/?org_id=3742

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