Winter is well underway and we have new information and events to share with the Mercer community. First things first, Spring registration is now OPEN! If your child is interested in rowing for PNRA/Mercer this Spring please sign them up and double check that you have all the paperwork turned into the office. The Spring practice schedule will be:
Varsity will practice Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3:45-6:15 PM Tuesday will be OFF. Saturday and Sunday Times: TBA once the season starts. Spring begins March 6th for Varsity.
Novices will practice Monday – Friday 4:00-6:00 PM Saturday Practices TBA once the season starts. Spring begins March 20th for Novice.
We are hosting informational meetings for people interested in learning about our summer camps and rowing in February and March. If you know someone who would like more information about our program we have four info sessions they can attend. If you are interested in attending and talking to potential rowing families you are welcome to come as well!
-February 4th, Princeton McCaffrey’s 2-4 PM
-February 18th, Yardley McCaffrey’s 2-4 PM
-February 25th, Robbinsville Public Library 2-4 PM
-March 5th, South Brunswick Public Library 2-4 PM (Sunday)
Flyers will be available in the office Friday (1/20) if you are interested in giving some to friends or hanging them in local businesses that have a community board. (Always ask permission to hang at a business)
February 26th is the Mercer Indoor Row for the Cure! This event will be held at the Peddie School and all proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Novice and Varsity are both expected to row at this event which will begin at 9 AM.
Many rowers are aware of the indoor rowing competition CRASH-B Sprints held in Boston every February. This year, CRASH-B will be held February 12th at the Agganis Arena at Boston University. For those interested in participating registration closes January 20th. This is not PNRA/Mercer sanctioned event but we will be sending Coach Matt and Coach Justin to support those rowers participating. Please inform your coaches if you will be competing.
Lastly, Homefront Donations are due Friday, January 20th.