Oar What Camp

PCR will hold two ONE-WEEK camps for 7th and 8th graders.  This camp will serve an an introduction to rowing and allow the students to familiarize themselves with the sport, the terms used in the sport and to participcate in nutrition education and leadership activities.  The camp is Free and PCR will provide a healthy snack and tokens daily.  Camp meets at Lloyd Hall and is offered Juen 25-29th and July 16th to 20th.  Enrollment forms can be downloaded from our website.

PCR participates in the City Slam at Drexel University

PCR had 27 student-athletes participate in the City Slam held at Drexel University on February 11th.  Two of our novice rowers received medals, Evan Harper and Nate Giello in the Boy's Novice Category.

Winter 2012 Workouts

Open Winter Workouts for the Spring Season will begin on Saturday, January 7th and Saturday, January 28th. No experience is necessary. Practice will start with a brief meeting for all parents and rowers. Then all rowers will get to participate in an erg practice. This will all take place at the Gustine Recreation Center on Ridge Avenue. We are looking for committed students wish a strong desire to join our rowing team. Bring water, athletic clothing and comfortable shoes/sneakers.

Donate to PCR through the United Way

Philadelphia City Rowing has been accepted to the United Way Donor's Choice Program.  You can donate to PCR through the United Way website.  Just go to to the Donors Choice Page and our designation code is 49753.  It is another great way to show your support for our program!

Philadelphia City Rowing Welcomes Terry Dougherty as Our New Executive Director

Philadelphia, PA - October 24, 2011 - Philadelphia City Rowing, established in 2010 to empower Philadelphia public school students through the sport of rowing, has named Terry Dougherty as the organization's Executive Director.

Best of Philly 2010

On July 28th, Philadelphia City Rowing attended Philadelphia Magazine’s annual “Best of Philly” party, where we were recognized as the Best Volunteering opportunity in the city. We are honored to receive this award on behalf of all of the current staff and volunteers who work so hard to give our kids a great experience, and who have fun doing it! Shout out to our Haverford interns, our swim instructors, our volunteer coaches from up and down the Row as well as outside of the city, and the many individuals working behind the scenes.