We unfortunately cannot offer any on-water programs in 2020.

In the meantime, sign up for our email list

http://mailman.mit.edu/mailman/listinfo/mitrc to stay up to date with any announcements!


Enhance your leadership. Improve your decision-making and multi-tasking skills. Steer your team to victory. Coxswains are an integral part of the crew!
• No previous experience required.
• It’s free! Coxswains pay no club fees.
• Interested? Contact row@mit.edu 

In the meantime, get ready to cox by watching Tom's coxing video:

  • MITRC is a community-run, co-ed rowing club. During the Spring, Summer and Fall, we offer programs ranging from total beginners (Learn-To-Row, aka LTR), novices, recreational and competitive rowers.
  • Our members participate in several regattas throughout the year, including the Head of the Charles.
  • Join our mailing list to keep up with important announcements.
  • If you are looking for MIT's varsity rowing program, you should head over to MIT varsity crew
  1. Check your eligibility. Eligibility for MITRC follows the MIT Club Sports eligibility policyUnfortunately, this MIT policy disqualifies those whose only affiliation to MIT is  employment at the Broad, Whitehead or Draper LabYou should also know how to swim.
  2. Non-students (eg. postdocs, staff, alumni) must show proof of DAPER membership. MIT students are automatically DAPER members.
  3. Join our mailing list and stay tuned for new season announcements. Sign up emails are sent out the month before our seasons start: 
      • Spring: 8 weeks in April-May
      • Summer: 10 weeks spanning mid-June to mid-August
      • Fall: 8 weeks in September-October  
  4. Fill out the official sign-up survey sent through the mailing list.
  5. Attend the mandatory kick-off meeting on the first day of the season.
  6. Register in the MIT club sports database.
  7. Show up to practice on time. 
  8. Contact row@mit.edu with any lingering questions.