List of Certified US Rowing Coaches:

Julie Lobiondo- Diversity Director

Kerry Kennedy- Programs Administrative Assistant and Coach
John Kennedy- Youth Coach
Leif Stepakoff​ - Board Chairman

​Sean Kelleher- Coach

Board of Directors:

Edward Kennedy

Club President

Leif Stepakoff

Chairman of the Board

Chuck Thomas

Club Secretary

Debbie Tamas

Club Treasurer​ 

Newburgh Rowing Club
Bringing Aquatic sports to all!

NRC's Oars and Paddles Challenge

Come join us for our Oars and Paddles Challenge on October 30th @ 12 noon.

Our challenge is a one mile event up the Hudson River using any manner of self propelled boat.

You are welcome to wear costumes.

*T-shirts will be provided

We will have prizes!

​Newburgh Rowing Club (NRC) Coaching Staff: 

Ed Kennedy - Head Coach and Programs Director, Certified Physical Education Instructor and School Administrator, 35 years of life-guarding experience and coaching in 9 sports. 

2021 NRC Fall and Winter Registration

Register for Classes

Storage Fees 

$70/Bi-Monthly- Kayak Storage or Shell Storage
$75- Special Monthly Storage for your own unlimited Shed Storage Section
$750 Special Yearly Storage for your own unlimited Shed Storage Section

All shed sections are 120 square feet
(Storage must be approved by Boat House Director and NRC Board of Directors with a yearly membership)

Possible changes can be made by contacting the boathouse director Ed Kennedy at 845-541-2313 or

Boat Storage System

Contact Information


PO Box 227 Newburgh, N.Y. 12551

NRC offers scholarships to home schooled students and students from the following school districts:

Hudson Valley Private Schools
Valley Central
Monroe Woodbury
Currently Enrolled College Students
Residents of Newburgh

*You must contact Coach Kennedy for Scholarship Information​

Pirates of the Hudson valley

​              Yearly Events

Spring Clean Up          1st Saturday of May
In Partnership with the Riverkeeper, America Rows and Swims, and Nautical Maritime Academy

Fall Season              Starting September
Rentals Available

Winter Season          Starting November
Rentals Available

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Sign-ups for our Socially Distanced outdoor rowing programs are now available!


Our Fall Adult Open Rowing Program will be held on Sundays 7-9 A.M. Members must be vaccinated to row in multi-person boats!


Our Fall Open Adult Rowing Program that is held on Mondays and Fridays is open to everyone. It is from 5-6:30 P.M throughout October!


$70/Bi-Monthly- Erg Rental

$110/Bi-Monthly Kayak and Shell Rentals

Additional Coaches:

Christian Barbosa- Coach​​

​Jacob Lansing- Coach

​Nick Danza- Boat Mechanic

Roberto Figueroa- Grounds Keeper