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Fall 2021 Girls/Boys Varsity Program 

BLS Crew is hopeful that the Fall 2021 season will provide a return to normal. A normal Fall season provides Varsity athletes with opportunities to race competitively at races and regattas and the possibility of representing BLS at the Head of the Charles. BLS Crew will of course continue to follow all COVID safety guidelines in place as of late August.

To register for the Fall season, complete this form: Fall Rower Registration.

Practice Times and Locations

  • Pre-season practice: August 30 - September 3. Pre-season practice is optional and provides an opportunity for athletes to shake off the rust from the summer if needed.

  • Official season start date: Tuesday, September 7.

  • Practice schedule is

    • Varsity Boys - Monday through Friday at 5:00-7:30 pm

    • Varsity Girls - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 5:00-7:30 pm (no practice Wednesdays); Saturday 8:00-10:30 am

  • All Fall practices are at the BLS Boathouse.

​Registration and Payment Deadlines

  • Registration Deadline : August 23, 2021 (if you wish to register after this deadline, please contact registrar@blscrew.org about the possibility of late registration)

  • Forms Due Date: August 27, 2021

  • Payment Due Date: August 27, 2021​

Required Forms

All rowers must submit the required forms as PDF email attachments to registrar@blscrew.org by August 27, 2021. No athlete will be allowed to start pre-season or regular season Fall practice without having all forms, including the BLS nurses' Sports Clearance.

  • BLS Sports Clearance: We STRONGLY RECOMMEND that all rowers get their Fall Sports Clearance from the BLS Nurses' Office before the end of the school in JuneWhile the nurses typically make Sports Clearance appointments available in mid-August, please do not count on getting your clearance then. You will not be able to start practice if there are any difficulties or additional forms needed. To get Sports Clearance from the nurses, you will have to provide or have on file a physician's school/camp form dated within the past 13 months. 

  • Concussion Training Certificate: All rowers must complete the concussion training once per academic year. Instructions are here: Concussion Training

  • Safety Pledge: Download form here: Safety Pledge. Print it, sign it and return it.

  • Opiate/ Substance Abuse Education: All student-athletes and parents must read the information regarding opiate and substance abuse provided in this file labeled "Opiate Substance Information". Additional information is provided here as well. You will be required to acknowledge that you have read the information prior to registering. 

Fees and Financial Aid

  • Fall Varsity Rower Fees: $500

  • Payment Options (check, credit card, or PayPal): Fall Payment

  • Friends of BLS Crew is committed to ensuring that crew is affordable for all students and families in the BLS community. If you would like to request financial assistance for the crew program, please send an email to registrar@blscrew.org.

  • Payment is due August 27, 2021, unless a financial aid or payment plan arrangement has been made.


For any questions regarding registration, please contact registrar@blscrew.org.