East Lyme Rowing Association

ELRA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting East Lyme Viking Crew and bringing the spirit of rowing to the town of East Lyme and surrounding communities.

News & Events

Kristia King and Erin Prouty sign to Bryant Crew

On a cold and windy day in December (perfect rowing…

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Jennie Sherwood signs to Boston College

After a long search and millions of meters on the…

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Helpful Info & Resources


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and when there is no scheduled regatta, Saturday. There are…

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Spring Regattas

Spring Season is exciting! The boats race one another: up to 6 in one race,…

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Mandatory Parent/Rower Meeting & Launch Party

These are both great opportunities for parents to begin to get to know other parents,…

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Crew Programs

The East Lyme Rowing Association offers rowing programs in the fall, winter, summer, and spring.



The fall program focuses on endurance racing, with five-kilometer races.


High School Spring Varsity

The spring program is an East Lyme High School varsity sport, running from March to June. Athletes compete in several races against public & private high school teams.


Summer Rowing

ELRA offers a six-week summer program for beginners and skilled rowers:

A “Learn to Row” course for middle school students and a skills development course for high school rowers.

A High School small boat skills rowing program - High School students can hone their rowing skills by rowing in 4s, doubles and pairs. We may schedule a race...


Winter Training

The winter program that start with a four to six week boot camp after the fall season to help rowers stay in shape and build their skills in the off-season. After holiday break, rowers should be in the weight room building muscle mass. Check with coaches about Winter Workout times. They will also be posted on the website.


Purchase quality oranges and grapefruit provided by our local distributor, Pezzello Brothers. Sale ends February 9th. All orders must be picked up at East Lyme High School, Saturday, February 26th from 10-12

Current Sponsors

The East Lyme Rowing Association offers rowing programs in the fall, winter, summer, and spring.