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See below for the dates/times/locations of information sessions


UVRF - Lebanon Crew - Spring 2019


Head Coach: Carin Reynolds

Coaches: Chuck Nagle, Laura Gillespie, Sophie Bartels, Ian Girdwood


Note:  This program is open to 8th-12th graders from Lebanon High School and Lebanon Middle School as well as to students from Hartford, Thetford Academy, Sharon Academy, Mascoma, Plainfield, Claremont and Woodstock.


Duration:  Monday, March 11, 2019 - Monday, June 3, 2019 (12 weeks)

NO PRACTICE April Break - (April 15 - April 19).


Optional Pre-Season Erg workouts: NEW TIME/LOCATION - For experienced and new rowers as well as those who want to check it out before committing - Monday, February 25 - Friday, March 8, 2019 - Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Seminary Hill School, 20 Seminary Hill - West Lebanon.


NOTE:  Rowers must provide their own transportation to practices and to races - carpooling is highly encouraged and usually available.


Info Sessions:

  • Drop-in Info Sessions - Monday, Feb. 25 & Monday, March 4 - Stop by anytime between 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Seminary Hilll School, West Lebanon. Come meet coaches, team captains and team mates, ask questions, pick up information, see (and try) our rowing ergs.
  • SECOND DATE & LOCATION CHANGE!! Mandatory Parent-Athlete Information Meeting -  MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Location Seminary Hill School, West Lebanon.  In-depth information about the program, ask questions, meet the coaches, rowers and other parents and learn about UVRF Lebanon crew. Sorry about the change, but due to the band concert and nordic banquet - too many people couldn't make the Thursday, March 7 date!

Week 1 (Monday, March 11 - Friday March 15)

Practice will be Mon. 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m; Tues.-Thurs. from 5 - 7 p.m.; Friday 4-6 p.m. at the Dartmouth College Alumni Gym (we will be using the rowing tanks in the basement of the gym - enter through the main entrance off of East Wheelock Street). FIRST WEEK OF PRACTICE - if you're not sure if you want to commit or not, come give it a try for FREE - no commitment!

Week 2 and 3:

Location will vary between Seminary Hill School in West Lebanon (NEW LOCATION for ergs!) and/or Dartmouth Alumni Gym (tanks). We are shooting for the M-Th 5:30 - 7:15 p.m. and Friday 4 - 6 p.m. time slots, but there may be some variability depending on facility availability. We will go on the water as soon as the ice is out, the dock is in and the conditions are safe.

Week 3 or 4 - Week  12:

Once we are on the water, practices are at the Kendal Riverfront Park Rowing Dock (parking available at the site) located at 84 Lyme Road (Route 10), 2 miles north of Hanover.  Mondays - Thursdays 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m./Fridays 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (No practice during the week of April break - 4/15 to 4/19).  




  • Saturday, April 27 at the Dublin School v. Dublin, Great Bay

  • Sunday, May 5 - at HOME - UVRF-Lebanon Crew Invitational v. Souhegan, Hollis-Brookline and Great Bay

  • Saturday, May 11 - at HOME v. Berwick Academy

  • Sunday, May 19 - at HOME - Granite State Fours Championship Regatta (Brewster Academy, Central Crew, The Derryfield School, Dublin Academy, Manchester Rowing Alliance, Souhegan Crew Club, Hollis-Brookline Crew Club)

  • Saturday, May 25 at HOME - Sweeps & Sculls v. Hollis-Brookline and Manchester Rowing


Cost: $350 (includes racing shirt, race entry fees, facilities fees, etc.) No charge for those participating as coxswains.

Generous Financial Aid (including installment payment option and partial or  full scholarship) is available from the UVRF-Jasmine Rogers Scholarship Fund.  Contact Head Coach Carin Reynolds (carin.reynolds@gmail.com) in confidence for details.



  • Swim Test/Safety Video:  All rowers who have not taken the swim test will be taking one during a regularly scheduled practice.  All rowers must watch the U.S. Rowing Safety Video  which will be shown during a practice before we go on the water.

  • Attendance at ALL practices and races is expected; but some accomodations can be made.

  • Participation in team fundraising events, most importantly fundraising for the Friends of UVRF-Lebanon Crew Prouty Team (Note that The Prouty this year is Saturday, July 13, 2019 -- attendance at the actual event is voluntary.)


Questions? Contact Carin Reynolds at or 603-276-9250.


Register for this program HERE