Philadelphia City Rowing Announces Environmental Education Grant From the William Penn Foundation

Funding will expand environmental education and on-water access to the Schuylkill River

Philadelphia City Rowing Hires Emily Catlett as Rowing/Academic Manager



PCR wins the Robert P Levy Community Service Award

On June 22, Philadelphia City Rowing (PCR) received the 2016 Robert P Levy Community Service Award at the John Wanamaker Athletic Awards during a ceremony and luncheon at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia.

Delaware Investments raises more than $150,000 to support PCR

Robert Baldry Named to the Board of Directors for Philadelphia City Rowing

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 25, 2015 – Robert Baldry

Philadelphia City Rowing.... Who We Are

We are pleased to present our "Staff Members" for Philadelphia City Rowing (PCR) as of and for spring, 2015. Staff profiles are available on this website under"About Us"... "Staff List". Others whose invaluable support adds to the success of the PCR program are our staff of middle school coaches, PCR Mentors, volunteers, board members, and, very importantly, our student athletes' parents. On behalf of all of us at PCR, we thank our Philadelphia community for your support and we are looking forward to a successful and productive spring season of racing and PCR TEAM BUILDING.

Philadelphia City Rowing Hires Sarah Pivonka as Academic/Communications Coordinator

Philadelphia City Rowing Hires Sarah Pivonka as Academic/Communications Coordinator

Philadelphia City Rowing Names New Director of Rowing


Philadelphia City Rowing Names Stephen Ciraolo as Director of Rowing

Philadelphia City Rowing has named Stephen Ciraolo the organization’s new Director of Rowing. Philadelphia City Rowing (PCR) was established in 2010 to empower Philadelphia public school students through the sport of rowing.

PCR Boy's 4+ Competes at the Head of the Charles

Philadelphia City Rowing Boys 4+ was granted an entry into the Head of the Charles Regatta (HOCR) in Boston Massachusetts.  The HOCR founded in 1965 and is a challenging three mile race upstream in a river full of bends.  This Regatta has over 9000 competitors in the ultimate two day competition.  PCR sent 5 student-athletes and one alternate (Uriah Myers-Doyle, Mike Palamountain, Evan Harper, Lester Johnson, Gabe McGuoirk and James Garcia).  The Boys 4+ finished 64th out of 85 entries.  

Philly kids gain exposure to rowing through PCR

Randell Daniels used to ride his bike across the Girard Avenue Bridge and stop in the middle to watch the rowers on the Schuylkill River.

"I always wondered what that was like," said Daniels, a senior at Parkway Center City High School.

Thanks to the Philadelphia City Rowing club, Daniels doesn't watch the sport from a distance anymore. The 18-year-old and his teammates were on water Friday at the 85th annual Stotesbury Cup Regatta.

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