Spring Update – Save the Dates

Wednesday, May 4th, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Kick Off Meeting This includes our Annual Safety Protocol. The Annual Safety Protocol meeting is mandatory for anyone planning to row in the upcoming 2022 season. A Zoom link will be sent out prior to the meeting. Saturday, May 14th, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Corral/Boat […]

Races on the Boardman

We had our own club Henley on September 18th. It was an absolutely beautiful day and awesome camaraderie. If you missed it this year you won’t want to miss it next year. Awesome medals and post-race party at Little Fleet. 

Farewell to a Board Member

Barbra Smith resigned from the TACR board in August.  She was one of the original founders of TACR. Board service is one of the toughest volunteer roles of all and Barb demonstrated amazing dedication. Barb was instrumental in finding TACR new equipment and starting a connection with Mark Wilson from All-American Rowing.  Thank you for […]

Fundraising for a new Dock!

We are pleased to announce we will be launching a fund-raising campaign for the long-awaited dock! To make a pre-campaign donation, send a check to: TACR, PO Box 345, Traverse City 49684.  More information to come!

2021 Fall Update

Hosted the All-American Rowing Camp Received approval for a floating dock Conducted a satisfaction survey Held three Learn to Row and four Learn to Scull sessions Held races on the Boardman Had some group outings Five rowers were certified to row singles CJ has offered to be our Regatta Manager

2021 Mid-Summer Update

Purchased two launches and a boat lift Purchased a Pienert single rowing shell Purchased two more ergs Purchased eight pairs of adjustable rowing shoes for the Spirit 8+ Continued with virtual board meetings Elected one new board member Changed over to iCREW Our new/used boat lift is in the water Pilot gROW Program

Boat Man, Todd

A special thank you to Todd for spending endless hours getting our boats and corral ready for the rowing season. The Spirit 8+ had damage to all 8 pairs of shoes as well as all 8 foot deck’s; the work of pesty critters. Lucky for us we were able to purchase 8 pairs of new […]

gROW Pilot Program

Melissa Fournier and Barbra Smith are two very passionate individuals. They teamed up to start a pilot program for bereaved individuals in our area. Melissa, a social worker and Barb, a psychologist will offer supportive grief interventions as well as rowing to participants. Together they will provide a healthy outlet for grief while encouraging physical, […]

Athlete of the Spring

Carol Alder! My relationship with rowing began over twenty years ago when my husband brought home a rowing shell and oars that he found for sale at the side of a road. Cheap.  The equipment sat in the garage for about ten years until I found a learn-to-row where I gained the fundamentals. I have […]

Ski Fundraising Events

Our first annual ski fundraising events were a great success! Great coaching, great days, and a great group of people! Thank you to Mike Stemo for gifting his time and coaching talents! In addition for Mary Hartman and Heather Adle gifting their time and talents in assisting! We look forward to making this an annual […]

Second Annual TACR Christmas Party

Our 2nd Annual TACR Christmas Party went virtual and was a ton of fun! It was so nice to gather via Zoom, play Christmas Trivia, Guess that Christmas Carol, and even Christmas Charades!