New York

Rowing for everyone!

Unfortunately, we are not able to run on-water programming at the moment, we hope to reopen as soon as possible. 

Check out our Bootcamps and Private Lessons for land-based training.

About TopRow New York

TopRow offers a wide range of rowing courses with different kinds of lessons all year round. Our professional team of qualified rowing instructors will guide you during all lessons, activities and clinics. Besides working on your rowing technique and physical fitness you can enjoy breathtaking views on the Harlem River.

Annual program 2021*:

– Spring 1 (March – May)
– Spring 2 (June – July)
– Summer (July – September)
– Fall (September – November)

*Please note that while we are cautiously optimistic, we cannot guarantee that courses will run as planned at this time. If we need to delay or cancel a course, you will be informed and your registration will automatically be transferred to the next available course.


Learn to Row

Unlike most other sports, rowing can be learned at any age and fitness level! Taking a Learn to Row course with TopRow is a great way to get fit, have fun, and enjoy the beauty of the river against the backdrop of the city. Classes will start every 8 weeks from March until November at the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse on the Harlem River in Northern Manhattan.

Learn to Scull

After you finished our Learn to Row courses, you will have the basic skills of sweep rowing. Next step to improve your rowing skills is to learn sculling (two oars) a boat. In our Learn to Scull course you will learn the basics of this new rowing technique in one of our coxed fours.  The instructor will also be coxing the boat and teach you the necessary techniques.

Masters Programs

These programs are open to experienced adult rowers who have either rowed in college, high school, elite or other masters programs, or greatly developed their skills through learn-to-row sessions.

TopRow New York


Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse
3579 Harlem River Drive
New York, NY 10034


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