Rowing requires: “Harmony, balance and rhythm. They are the things that stay with you your whole life.”

Daniel James Brown, The Boys in the Boat

The Pacific Aquatics Center

Our Summer Campers Learned:

The Culture of Rowing | Rowing as part of a Team (or “crew”) | Leading a Crew (“Coxing”) | Setting up and storing boats & equipment | Using a rowing machine (or ergometer)

Students will receive video and video analysis of their rowing.

The primary method of instruction will be LEARNING BY DOING.

Welcome to Community Rowing of San Diego

The first rowing club in the United States, Narragansett Boat Club was founded in 1838. Fifty years later, the sport of rowing had spread all the way across the continent to San Diego, where in 1888 its first boat club was formed. Four years later its second club was formed…


cancelation notice

CRSD has decided to err on the side of caution and reschedule tomorrow’s Rowed to Greatness Ergathon.  It will be rescheduled to late April or May.  We will email and post the new date as soon as possible.
Thank you for your understanding and support.

San Diego Crew Classic

San Diego, CA, April 03, 2019 –(– Community Rowing of San Diego Brings a New Fan Experience to the San Diego Crew Classic.

Fan Experience offers San Diegans and visitors a spirited insider’s view into the sport of rowing.

Erg EdⓇ Indoor Rowing

SEATTLE, Wash. – The George Pocock Rowing Foundation and USRowing are pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Erg Ed Grant Awards. The first grant will bring Erg Ed to the San Diego area with a partnership between Sweetwater Union High School District, Gompers Preparatory Academy, and Community Rowing of San Diego.

CRSD’s Successful Summer of 2017

  • 100+ aquatic campers (55 unique as we had many repeat clients).
  • Many community scholarships and intern positions were granted.
  • We also provided 11 individual rowing lessons for families and adults.


Community Rowing of San Diego Reports Mid-Year Growth (Press Release)

Funding and Recognition Widen Access to the Sport of Rowing for Empowered Youth.  Community Rowing of San Diego Reports Mid-Year Growth: Funding and Recognition Widen Access to the Sport of Rowing for Empowered Youth San Diego, CA, September 20, 2018 –(– Community Rowing of San Diego (CRSD), a public benefit organization that empowers youth to reach their potential through the sport of rowing, reports significant mid-year accomplishments with recognition and funding from the San Diego and rowing communities.

Giving – Help us catch our youth!