Frequently Asked Questions
I've never rowed before. How does that work?
Your first two weeks of practice are focused on learning the skills and techniques of rowing, with the constant help of varsity members and coaches.
Will I be able to balance crew and academics?
Yes! First and foremost, you are a student. Time management is very important, and varsity will help you learn how to balance crew and academics. We have students from all different majors become very successful on the team.
What's the time commitment?
For the fall season, the commitment for novices is practice 2-3 a week in the evenings as well as Saturday mornings. In the winter, practice is in the morning from Monday through Saturday.