Rock Creek Rowing

Masters Rowing on the Potomac

Masters men and women, launching from Thompson Boat Center in Washington DC, where Rock Creek meets the Potomac.

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July 26: A great showing for RCR at the 25th Diamond State Masters Regatta (results, drone and finish line videos)! The men's team brought home golds in the G-J 2x and the E-J 8+, and our women's coxswain Desiree won the John R. Schoonover Coxswain's Award.  Great job everyone!  Next we finish up the sprint season at the USRowing Masters National Championships in Camden County, NJ.  Go Rock Creek!

July 19:
RCR is hiring a new women's coach!  Interested?  See more details on our coaches page.

July 11:
Another great day of racing at
Capital Rowing Club's Capital Sprints (results). Nine crews raced, with the Men's 4+ taking gold, and three other crews taking second.  Next up, the 25th Diamond State Masters Regatta in Middletown, DE. 

June 27: 
RCR braved wind and rain to prepare to race in Baltimore.  Sadly, the conditions were deemed unsafe and racing was cancelled.  We'll be back in action on Saturday July 11 at Capital Rowing Club's Capital Sprints.  Go RCR!

June 13:
A great day of racing at the Schuylkill Navy Regatta (results, photos: morning, afternoon, medals)! Eleven crews hit the water, and once again men's and women's 8s and a women's 4 brought home  golds. Next race will be Baltimore Rowing Club's Charm City Sprints on Saturday June 27.  Go RCR!

June 7:
RCR kicked off the 2015 racing season with a fun day and some shiny new hardware (and wine!) at DC Strokes' 22nd Stonewall Regatta (results)! A total of sixteen crews took to the water with gold medals going to a men's 8, a women's 8 and a women's 4.  A great start to the season!  Next up: Schuylkill Navy Regatta, Saturday June 13.

May 2: Our summer race schedule is set. Find convenient links to regatta websites on our regatta page.

March 2: Want to row with us this season? Our 2015 Membership Application is ready! See more details about our club and the application process here. Returning members - please use the online form to input your updated information. 

February 6: At our annual meeting today, we drank coffee, reviewed our 2014 season, looked forward to 2015, and elected our new board.  Thanks to outgoing board members, and welcome to our new board!

January 31: Congrats to RCR competitors at the 30th Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints (results), including medal winners Barbara Heck (gold in the Veteran B 2000M), Joe Bracewell (gold in Veteran D 500M sprint and bronze in the Veteran D 2000M), Ira Hayes (silver in the Ltwt Veteran A 2000M) and Chris Conroy (silver in Senior Ltwt 2000M).  Well done everyone!

January 20: Meet our new men's coach!

January 18: RCR members mark your calendars for our Annual Meeting - Friday, February 6, 7:30AM at the Leavey Center at Georgetown University. If you cannot attend, please be sure someone who can has your proxy.

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