Come visit our boathouse and see what it is all about.

High school Rowing has come to the Western Suburbs for Boys and Girls.  If you are interested in rowing with The Chicago Rowing Foundation West (CRF West) and need more information, please contact coach Emily Caflisch directly:

Email: ecaflisch@rowchicago.com


Spring Season - Western Suburbs Location 2020

The Chicago Rowing Foundation offers a complete rowing program for high schoolers, regardless of previous experience. You will learn the essentials of sweep rowing (one oar per person) with training on land on rowing machines and in a boat on the DesPlaines River at the base of Madison in Burr Ridge. 

High School Students

August 31 - November 20, 2020

Monday-Friday: 4:00 to 6:00pm

Saturday: 7:00 - 9:00am

9951 S. Madison Street, Lemont, IL 60439

Fall Season Starts August 31, 2020

Practice Monday - Friday from 4:00 to 6:00PM

Saturdays 7:00 to 9:00AM

All Experience Levels Welcome - No Experience Needed

Registration Now Open

Chicago Rowing Foundation West

Western Suburbs

Boys and Girls

High School Rowing 

Hinsdale Community Rowing (HCR) is proud to announce a community partnership with the Chicago Rowing Foundation (CRF). HCR and CRF will be sharing our boathouse and dock. CRF is a highly respected and competitive rowing club in the city of Chicago and now offers sweep rowing opportunities for both boys and girls attending local area high schools.

Feel free to stop by and see the boats and our river access right here in Burr Ridge:


Hinsdale Community Rowing Boathouse

9951 South Madison Street

Lemont, IL 60439

(Go South on Madison until you dead end at the river - seriously, all the way south, then turn right into the parking lot)

For more information about CRF's Western Suburbs program and their rowing teams, visit their website at  www.rowchicago.com

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Hinsdale Living Magazine recently published an article profiling Ms. Emily Wasz, a Clarendon Hills resident, a HCHS graduate, and an accomplished collegiate rower.  Take a look at the article HERE.

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