CMSD Rows is the rowing program for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District

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CMSD Rows is made possible by the Cleveland philanthropic and rowing communities, as well as several partners and associated teams.

Breaking down barriers

CMSD Rows aspires to bring rowing to the students of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, regardless of student's background.

student-athlete lifestyle

CMSD Rows offers programming that supplements education. Things like career coaching, SAT prep, and homework help all are major parts of being a balanced student/athlete.

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“Stroke for Stroke” is the term used in rowing when two boats are side-by-side in the heat of the race. The battle is fierce, and each rower knows that they can never let up, even for a moment. CMSD Rows is the rowing program for the high school students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School

Join Us!

Interested rowers are always welcome to participate in CMSD Rows! As a proud partner of the Cleveland Youth Rowing Association, we welcome all interested Cleveland Metropolitan School Districts to come try rowing. Interested students can access more information at  More registration information can be found on the registration