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



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Kristia King and Erin Prouty sign to Bryant Crew

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

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Helpful Info & Resources

2022 Spring Practice and Transportation

There will be bus transportation from the high school to the boathouse – INFO TBA…

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Spring Regatta Locations

Click on the links next to the locations for directions! Lake Quonnipaug, Guilford (4/9) –…

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Mandatory Parent/Rower Meeting

A Zoom Meeting was held on Wednesday February 23, 2022 (Working on posting the recording…)…

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East Lyme Rowing Association is a nonprofit organization founded in 1979 to support and promote rowing in our town. ELRA works with our local high school crew team to raise funds for the purchase and maintenance of boats, training equipment, and regatta race fees.

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.

Current Sponsors

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