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Adult Winter Training 2019

Adult Winter Training 2019

For general information on adult rowing at CBRC please check out our:

Program Overview Page


We're excited to be kicking off another indoor training season of adult rowing at CBRC! You should find all the information you'll need to participate in Winter training, below. If you have any questions please contact a member of our coaching team:

Jim Bertolini, Head Masters Coach | | 360-791-9437

Beth Hemphill, Masters Coach | | 253-318-5697

Doug Nelson, Masters Coach | | 253-314-2968

New to Rowing and Looking to join?

Most people start by taking one of our introductory classes, in either sweep rowing or sculling, which are offered in the spring and summer. However, winter training also offers an opportunity for people to join the team. Please contact to discuss the best way for you to get started.

Season Overview

Winter Training will consist of a variety of indoor work, including: rowing machines, weights, circuit exercises, and exercises for flexibility and balance, as well as work on technique. Coaching duties will be shared by Beth Hemphill and Jim Bertolini.

Practice Times:

We practice every Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 to 7:00 AM and Saturday's 6:30 to 8:30 AM.

We are accomodating of different availabilities to practice. We just ask that you are there as often as you can.

Locker room and shower facilities are available to those needing to head directly to work from practice.

Key Dates Winter 2019-2020


  • Registration opens - Wednesday, October 22
  • Please register by Monday, November 11

Team Practice Schedule:

  • Team meeting and Breakfast Potluck - Saturday, November 9 at 6:30 a.m.
  • First day of practice - Tuesday, November 12
  • No practice on Saturday, November 16 (Rock and Row at 5:30 p.m.)
  • Last day of practice - Saturday, February 1
  • We will have practice on Thanksgiving Day day, Chrismast Eve and New Year's Eve

Winter Competition Schedule:

  • Ergomania - NW Indoor Rowing Championships (optional) Saturday, Jan 25.

Please visit our Calendar Page for other key dates in the current rowing season.


The participation fee for Adult Winter Training is:

  • $185.00 (includes Washington State sales tax)

Optional donation for equipment replacement:

Help our rowers strive for excellence with the best equipment

When you register, you can choose:

  • Yes, please accept my donation of $50.00
  • or - No, Thank you.

Payments may be made by credit card or check. See below and our registration page for more details.

A $65 USRowing membership is required for participation in the masters program (see below).

Participation Requirements:

Each rower is required to register online before participating in a rowing/training season. Athletes will also need to have signed a USRowing waiver and received a member number to complete registration with CBRC.

USRowing Membership:

For information on how to obtain a USRowing member number please use the information found here.

  • A USRowing membership is required for participation in rowing at CBRC.

  • A "Championship Membership" ($65.00) is required.

  • US Rowing memberships are good for one year from month of purchase.

Winter Training Registration:

Registration is required for all athletes participating in rowing at CBRC.

Registration for Winter training is currently OPEN.


Inquiries regarding Adult Rowing at CBRC can be addressed to: