Class/Program Descriptions

Classes fill fast so hurry to secure your spot!

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Frequent Questions

Some things you should know about rowing, MCRA, and the facility.

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Contact & Directions

We are located at the Water Street boat ramp in Brunswick, Maine.

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All Required Forms

Click here for links to all the required membership and participation forms.

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Welcome to Rowing in Brunswick, Maine

Dare to Be PosterMerrymeeting Community Rowing Association presents “Dare to Be,” a 96-minute documentary capturing the drive, determination, and dedication of elite women rowers as they transform from novices to Olympic champions. Let their stories inspire you to make your own!

Friday, March 2, 2018, at 7 p.m.
Crooker Theater, Brunswick High School
Free admission. Donations welcomed.

Board president, Scott Bailey, will speak about MCRA 2018 programming after the movie.

Watch the movie trailer now and join us on March 2 at 7 p.m.:


There’s nothing like gliding over the water in a sleek rowing shell and if you live in the midcoast area, Merrymeeting Community Rowing Association (a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) is your connection to coaches, equipment and other rowers. We are focused on providing instruction in the sport of both sweep rowing and sculling to youths and adults.

MCRA has a facility at the Water Street boat ramp in Brunswick. Our growing fleet consists of coxed fours, doubles and single sculls. We also offer rack space for singles. Our site on the Androscoggin River offers about 3000m of excellent water alongside the walking path, and good access to Merrymeeting Bay. Many say this is the best spot to row in Maine.

MCRA furthers the sport of rowing in the greater Brunswick area through focused coached instruction that spans the experience spectrum from Learn-to-Row and Novice to Experienced Programs. Our coaches hail from local universities and schools, our rowers are members of the community ranging from 14 to 80 — just like you. Come Row with Us!

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