The Halifax Rowing Association men’s Junior 4+ crew won gold at the Florida Scholastic Rowing Association’s Sweeps Championships on Sunday, April 30, at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota.
Grant Wichlei, Bret Bay, Ben Steel, Ben Herstein and coxswain Vince Leffler earned the top prize and the Rothstein Cup by posting a 5:09:07 in the 1500-meter race, crossing the finish line ahead of 19 other teams from around Florida over the two-day event.
The girls junior 4+ team (Ashley Dodd, Julia Van Cleef, Elisa Maneke, Emma Dominguez and coxswain Ryan Welsh) finished fourth out of a field of 14 boats.
Are you a middle school or high school student who is looking for a challenging and rewarding sport? Or are you well out of high school and looking to get back into shape! Either way, you're in the right place! Our summer rowing camps for juniors and adults give up-and-coming-rowers the opportunity to learn how to row! Rowing (or crew, as it's also called) is a sport you can participate in through high school, college and well beyond!
Mark your calendars for HRA's Learn to Row Day...Saturday, June 3rd! 8 - 11 AM at the HRA Boathouse!
If you have any difficulty registering for a camp, please email us for assistance. Thank you!
We're filling in the Halifax "H" with custom legacy bricks to celebrate our 21st year and to keep the spirit of the club and rowing alive for many more decades to come. . See your name or special message included in our Halifax brick "H" which is seen daily by rowers, spectators and community members. Funds raised from the Legacy Brick campaign will be used for maintaining and upgrading our current rowing shells and blades. We do hope you'll join us in this endeavor and thank you for your support! See you on the water!
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Are you between 12 & 18 years of age? Are you looking for a sport where you can get fit, look and feel great, and have fun? Join our Junior Rowing Team!!
From fitness rows to competitive regattas, HRA caters to casual and competitive rowers alike. Memberships are designed to fit your lifestyle, and members are treated to a variety of programs, functions, and events throughout the year. Its boathouse, The Halifax Rowing Center, is also home to the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) Crew.
Fitness. Friendship. Fun. It's all here and waiting for you with HRA! (Masters Rowers (l-r) Perry S., Mike M., Dave K. and Nick G.,, competing as a men's 4+ at The Head of the Hooch 11/7, take rowing seriously...but maybe not their rowing fashion! Shown here before a Halloween row)