Open House is a great introduction to Norcal Crew. Middle and high school aged athletes have a chance to check out rowing in person. On a Saturday in late-August, students will meet the Norcal coaches, talk with Norcal athletes and families, sit in a boat, and watch demonstrations.
Every December, all Norcal rowers and coxswains participate in the Norcal Erg-a-thon to raise funds for equipment that is needed to compete on a national level. At the Erg-a-thon, Norcal athletes row for over 1 million meters, working in shifts on Concept II rowing machines. The money raised through donations from extended family members, community…
The not-to-be-missed Norcal End of the Year Banquet is the time to celebrate the rowing year. Festivities start with the dedication of the new additions to the Norcal fleet. A buffet brunch is followed by videos, awards and heartwarming speeches from the rowers and coaches!