Returning Girls Rowing - Summer 2021

This program is open to all Novice and Varsity girls who have rowed at least one full season. (If rowers from other programs are interested, please email The girls' summer program will run for eight weeks, and you can choose how many weeks you want to sign up for, with a minimum of two weeks. If you choose to participate in less than the full program, you can choose which weeks you would like to participate in - they do not have to be consecutive weeks. If you want to add an additional week after the registration deadline, that may be permitted subject to availability and you can email the registrar at

To register, complete this form: Returning Rower Registration

Practice Times and Location

Schedule: Monday - Thursday: 6:30 - 8:30 a.m. (Tuesday-Friday week of July 4 holiday)

First week: July 6 - 9, 2021

Last week: August 23 - 26, 2021

Location: All practices at BLS Boathouse.

Registration and Payment Deadlines

  • Registration Close Date: Friday, June 25, 2021

  • Form Due Date: Friday, June 25, 2021

  • Payment Due Date: Friday, July 2, 2021

If you have missed these deadlines but are still interested, or wish to add additional weeks, please email for availability.


Required Forms

1. Medical Form:


If you rowed with BLS in Spring 2021 and the doctor's physical date on your BLS sports clearance was after July 2020, you do not need to submit a new form unless you have had an intervening illness or injury.

If you did not row with BLS in Spring 2021, you must submit a physician's school/camp form, dated after July 2020, scanned and emailed to You also may submit a Fall 2021 BLS Sports Clearance obtained from the nurses before school lets out in June. The form is due by Friday, June 25.

2. A signed Safety Pledge, scanned and email to

The forms are due by Friday, June 25.

Fees and Financial Aid

  • 2 weeks: $220 ($110/wk)

  • 3 weeks: $300 ($100/wk)

  • 4 weeks: $380 ($95/wk)

  • 5 weeks: $450 ($90/wk)

  • 6 weeks: $510 ($85/wk)

  • 7 weeks: $560 ($80/wk)

  • 8 weeks: $640 ($80/wk)

  • 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

  • Payment is due Friday, June 25, unless a financial aid or payment plan arrangement has been made. 

  • Payment can be made by PayPal or credit card using the button available here

  • Payment can also be made by check payable to "Friends of BLS Crew" (with the rower's name and "Learn-to-Row" in the memo line) and sent to:

Friends of BLS Crew

c/o Roberta Upton
96 Goodenough Street
Brighton, MA 02135-2144


For any questions regarding registration, please contact