Schedule Change Saturday

Tomorrow morning, we decided to switch the groups due to the cold temperatures.

  • The Returning Rowers (Girls and Boys) will come to practice 8-10am.
  • The Freshmen (Girls and Boys) and the Boys Novice 4+ will come to practice at 10:30-12:30pm.
  • The 7th and 8th Group will attend practice at the scheduled time: 1-3pm.

Please be at PRRA 30min before practice starts.

Bring warm clothes!



Any changes in scheduling because of the weather will be communicated through Instateam tomorrow

Tomorrow, Tuesday we start water practice !!!

Please keep in mind:

To PRRA: The first group catches the bus outside the RHS gym. The bus leaves at 3:15 sharp to go to PRRA.

To PPRA: The next group catches the bus outside the RHS gym at 4:45 - the bus will leave at 5pm sharp to go to PRRA. (this time is different than the time noted on Instateam)

Return: The first group will return at approximately 6:45pm from PRRA. 

Return:The second group will return at approximately 8:45pm from PRRA.

 Pick up times will vary depending on traffic and how late the rowers can be on the water.

As a reminder, there will be no Monday practices once we start water practices. Tuesday - Sunday we will practice at PRRA. Rowers catch the bus outside the Gym Tuesday - Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, please carpool

Water Schedule Spring 2018.xlsx


We have launching Ridgewood Crew’s 2018 Row-a-Thon Campaign!!  

Saturday, March 24th from 10AM to 3PM at Van Neste Square in Ridgewood.

Our goal is to raise $25,000!   Each Rower is required to raise a minimum of $300.

For those more aggressive with fundraising, there are some incentives... Top dollar amount raised over $1,500 receives a $600 Cash Card, 2nd Place will receive a $400 Cash Card and 3rd Place will receive a $200 Cash Card.

Please download the attachments below to help in your fundraising efforts and to keep track of you donations.   Note deadline for graphics is March 15th.  Please see attached documents for more information.  Still have questions… reach out to ridgewoodcrewfundraising@gmail.com

All checks should be made out to Ridgewood Crew.

Parents - Please go to InstaTeam to sign up and help with the event.  All times noted on InstaTeam.  Your help is needed…  We need help with:

  • Transportation of Erg from RHS before the event and at the end of the even back to RHS
  • Bakers for goods to sell and people to sell them at the event
  • People to set up and clean up at the end of the day

Rowers Sign up for Erging at the event is on InstaTeam.   Time slots are 10 – 11:30am, 11:30 to 1pm and 1:00 to 2:30pm.  ALL rowers are required to sign up for a time slot.

ALL donations collected help fund our program…  Please Thank all of the donors for their Support!!

Thank you all for your help to reach our goal of $ 25,000!        

Ridgewood Crew Fundraising Letter.docx
Ridgewood Crew Row-A-Thon Rower Sponsor Form.docx
RC Row a thon Corporate sponsor form 2-18-2018 .docx

Crew Dues - 3rd Installment Due!

First, thanks to everyone who sent in the 2nd payment on time, it is greatly appreciated.  The third and final payment is coming

due on March 15th.

I would like to GENTLY remind everyone of the Ridgewood Crew Expectations, Rules, and Codes of Conduct For Student and Parents that everyone signed at the beginning of the season.  Section 2, Rower Fees and Required Forms states, “All payments are due when scheduled. Late payments may result in a rower being suspended from practices and/or regattas until such payment is made.  Such suspension will count as an Unexcused Absence."

Please note that all fees must be paid in full prior to the first regatta on Sunday, April 8.”

Store closes March 17th!!


Apparel Store is OPEN !!

Ridgewood Crew rowers and fans, the online apparel store is open! Get your crew gear today!



We will be placing our next order of gift cards on March 20th. There is still time to get your order in. Just fill out the forms below and drop off at 447 Van Dyke Street ,email me what you would like at pvrotton@gmail or call 201-925-6853.

Take a peek at the Holiday Cards for Easter gifts. Some companies give as much as 14%, 15%, and even 16% back to RC!

RC- Gift Card order form 2017-2018 (8).docx
RC Holiday Gift Cards 2017-2018 (4).doc


Regatta photos are needed for press releases and social media. Please contact Jeanne Johnson for more information. (201) 851-3262

Kilwin's Candy Fundraiser

Chairpersons are needed for the Mother's Day/Father's Day Kilwin's Confections Fundraiser.

Please contact Meryl Shattuck, (201) 925-7942 or Jeanne Johnson (201) 851-3262

Sale Dates: April 7-15

Deliveries Dates: May 7-11 and June 11-15


As gone over at the Parent Meeting last week, please don't forget to sign up on Instateam for the below: 

- Go to Options> Sign up items >then scroll through the dates > check the box - Done -

1) Row-a-thon: Lots of help needed to make this a success. Volunteer to move ergs, work the bake sale, or clean up. This is not on InstaTeam. Contact Rocco Orlando rorlando@beconline.com

2) Bus to PRRA: Everyone must sign up for one day. If days are left open, unfortunately, slots will be assigned. Sign up on Instateam or contact Judy Wong at judyshwong@gmail.com

3) Pasta parties: 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 5/4, 5/12. Sign up for a pasta dish and two other food items or to host for any pasta party. Sign up on InstaTeam. or contact Lisa Perez or Nicole Gibson at njgibson4022@gmail.com or lisa.perez67@gmail.com

4) Tent:

4/8, - girls am, boys pm

4/15 - boys am, girls pm

4/22 - girls am, boys pm

4/28 - upper class parents

5/5 & 5/6 - upper class parents

5/12 & 5/13- upper class parents

5/18 & 5/19- upper class parents

Sign up on InstaTeam to bring a dish and keep the food replenished. For questions, contact Elisa River and Lisa Williamsom at memrivero@gmail.com

5) Chuck Wagon: 4/8,4/15, 4/22, 4/28, 5/5, 5/6, 5/18,5/19 sign up on InstaTeam to pull the chuck wagon to or from the Schuykill. For questions, contact josephcokeefe@yahoo.com

6) Team Building Community Service - Ridgewood Crew will be making 50 brown bag lunches for St. Paul's Homeless Shelter for Men in Paterson on Sunday, March 25 from 5-6:30pm in the campus center.
Captains have provided a donation list and volunteer sign up sheets at practice. Please confirm commitments with your rower.


Please visit our website at ridgewoodcrew.com