We believe rowing is an ideal activity that one can pursue at any age, building character and community.
We support the creation of a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable rowing community for the people of Cape Cod. To do so, we provide the resources and support to make rowing possible to more people on the Cape. Our core programs - Cape Cod Youth Rowing and Cape Cod Masters Rowing – are encouraging programs that welcome participation for people of all ages and skills.
It all started with a youth program
Our organization was born to address the real needs of the Cape Cod Youth Rowing program, operated by Brett Fournier. Three generations of Centerville’s Fournier family supported this program in its initial years by personally acquiring boats and equipment, volunteering as coaches, providing leadership, and even participating side-by-side on the water. In essence: they made the program happen.
The idea was a simple one: to create a non-profit to support not just this program, but to also grow rowing on the Cape. There is also a core belief that working together, building community with shared resources, we can find ways to thrive. Today, we focus our efforts on the development of two primary programs:
The Cape Cod Youth Rowing program is available to kids throughout the Cape and provides Learn-to-Row and competitive opportunities for Middle and High School aged students at Centerville's Lake Wequaquet and Long Pond in Harwich.
Cape Cod Masters Rowing ignites interest, builds skills, and promotes camaraderie for adults in the region. This program evolved from an initial Learn-to-Row program into a full-fledged masters program on Long Pond in Harwich.
Our Board of Directors
We are an all-volunteer 501c3 board, passionately committed to the vibrancy and health of our community. We maintain committees with oversight for ongoing management of programs and other potential initiatives, reporting directly to the board.
We welcome hearing from you. Please email us or use the convenient contact form.