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Winter Training

Rock Creek Rowing Winter Training Program

Registration for Winter Training 2019-2020 is now open!

Rowers of all skill levels are welcome.

Want to stay fit, keep motivated, and have fun while waiting for the Spring Rowing season to begin?

Join RCR's Winter Training program!  Men's and women's group programs are open to club members and, space allowing, others who share similar fitness goals.

  • When: December 2-March 27, Monday-Friday, 6:00-7:15 a.m.
  • Where: Georgetown University's Yates Field House 
  • What: A comprehensive strength and aerobic training program including erging, weights and body circuits.  Coaches provide workouts and help rowers improve technique, set goals and increase rowing fitness.

The program fee is  $400 and includes a parking pass.  Sessions will start Monday, December 2.


1. Register for Rock Creek's Winter Training.

2. Sign your US Rowing waiver online (preferred) or print and bring on the first day of Winter Training.   To sign go to If you're not already a member, you will be required to join USRowing as either a "basic" (less than $10) or "championship" ($65) member. Follow the instructions to sign your waiver and update your profile information. You may be asked to provide Rock Creek Rowing's club code. If so, it is LEJ9X.   

After signing your waiver online, note your USRowing membership number for future may have already entered it in the Rower Information section when you registered for Rock Creek's winter program.  Ensure that RCR's Winter Training coordinator knows your membership number and can therefore find your waiver online (preferred) or, alternatively, PRINT your US Rowing waiver and bring it to Day 1 of Winter Training.

US Rowing waivers are valid for 1 year from date of signing.  Please ensure your waiver is valid through the end of Winter Training.  

Be aware that USRowing has been using the waiver process to educate people about safety by requiring everyone to answer a few safety questions. Answer them as best you can; however, if you're wrong, you'll still be able to join.


3.  Print your Yates/Georgetown Participation waiver and submit it to Janet Owens, RCR Winter Training liaison, by providing a hard copy or emailing the signed form to .  Forms must be submitted before training begins at Yates.


4. Bring daily a Yates/Georgetown photo ID.  PARKING is still free before 9 am, and you need the ID with its parking sticker to  validate your parking ticket each day.

Email us for more information and/or to be notified when registration opens. 

We look forward to another successful winter training program!


2019-2020 Winter Training Registration is Open