Information for Novices

Come learn the sport of rowing with the B-CC Crew Team, Maryland State Champions and ranked among the top teams in the country.


  • No experience is necessary – just the desire to row hard and demonstrate good sportsmanship.  

  • All newcomers are “novices” for their first year on the team. 

  • Novice rowing is open to Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors. 

  • Novice rowing consists of about a month of on-the-water training in the Fall, indoor Winter workouts in December through mid-March, and Spring practices and racing.


IMPORTANT!  Subscribe to our Listserv

If you are interested in receiving more information or you are registering for crew, sign up to the list serve using this link or by sending an email to  All parents and athletes are required to sign-up once registered as the list is used for important updates and messages regarding practices, regattas, fundraisers, etc.

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Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Crew Boosters, Inc.

P.O. Box 15361, Chevy Chase, MD  20825

A 501(c)(3) Nonprofit • EIN 52-1861272