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Community Rowing
20 Nonantum Road, Brighton
Get fit on the Charles River! Community Rowing offers recreational and competitive programs for youth ages 12 through 18. Beginners start in the Learn to Row class, building basic skills and rowing knowledge, and move to skills development classes. Participants in the competitive program benefit from award-winning coaches as they race in major regattas in the U.S. and Canada.