Learn To Row - June Sessions


The Chautauqua Lake Rowing Association offers a June Learn-To-Row Program which includes a multiple-day course designed to give you an introduction to the sport of rowing in a safe and fun environment.

Since it's incorporation in 2005, the CLRA club continues to improve the program which has trained several hundred new participants. Our goal is to make each year even better than the previous year!

June 2024 - Learn to Row Program: Ages 14 - Adult

CLRA Learn-to-Row programs are designed to help transition potential members into the club with confidence in their rowing ability.  The program is open to any adult or student ages 14 and above interested in learning more about this team sport.

Only 18 Spots available, register today to grab your seat in a boat! No experience needed.


  • Sat. June 8th 8:30am - 1:00 pm followed by a picnic
  • Mon. June 10th 5:30 - 8:00 pm
  • Tues. June 11th 5:30 - 8:00 pm  
  • Wed. June 12th 5:30 - 8:00 pm
  • Thur. June 13th 5:30 - 8:00 pm

Bring yourself, water, sunscreen, and be ready for fun! CLRA will take care of the rest!


18 Jones and Gifford St., Jamestown, NY
Big red rowing barn


$60 ages 19+

$30 ages 14-18

Financial assistance available if needed. Fees will go toward membership if joining!

Email or Call:
Scott Montgomery - h2omonte@hotmail.com or 716-499-2440
Lj Martin - lj.martin07@gmail.com or 716-456-5639

 NLR Day 2008: CLRA member leads his crew of novices to the water.
NLR Day 2008: CLRA member leads his crew of novices to the water.

General Info

All Learn-to-Row events are geared toward inexperienced rowers so there is no reason to feel intimidated if you have never been in a boat before.   All entry fees will be credited to your yearly membership dues in the same calendar year should you decide to join. The course is free to CLRA members and coxswains. Students from 7th grade through undergrad college are also eligible. The course is free for HS student rowers and coxswains / steersman. HS students may join the rec / masters program for free. For details, see tab High School Summer. 

Learn-to-Row Day is your opportunity to spend some time on one of our regions most beautiful natural assets, learn an exciting new sport, and meet lots of other rowing enthusiasts.  To sign up, click the links above to register online.

Adult & College Student LTR Fee

$60 For 5 day session

HS Student LTR Fee

$30 For 5 day session