Welcome to North Cascades Crew

North Cascades Crew is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that was established by a passionate group of rowers in 2008.  

Join us in our mission to:

  • Educate the community about health, cooperative and leadership skills through the sport of rowing without preference to race, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age
  • Provide equipment and instruction for participants to engage in the value of activity on the water
  • Educate the community about environmentally sustainable activities and provide stewardship of Lake Stevens
  • Provide opportunities for community and charitable involvement in Lake Stevens and Snohomish County

We are very excited to bring our vision of North Cascades Crew to all residents of Snohomish County. 

NCC In the Media

North Cascades Crew was in the Everett Herald with an article about our drive to build the Joe Rantz Boathouse at Wyatt Park on Lake Stevens.

We are so excited to bring our vision to Lake Stevens and the surrounding Snohomish County community! 

Junior Crew – Fall Registration Open

Row with us this Fall!

Session Dates:  9/18/2017 – 11/2/2017

Location: Wyatt Park, Lake Stevens      M/Tu/Th 3:30-6:00pm

Rowing for all levels, boys and girls ages 11-18.  North Cascades Crew provides a fun, safe and positive environment for kids to learn the sport of rowing.  Our experienced coaching staff provides excellent land and water training.  

Cost: $280 ($10 discount if paid by 9/4/2017 – code FALLROW)

*Rowers must pass a float test to be on the water without a lifevest.  Rowers can provide their own PFD or borrow one from NCC.
*New rowers must also register for US Rowing membership – a $45 annual fee.  Information provided once session registration is received.
*Regatta participation is not required and is invoiced separately.

REGISTER NOW or contact Junior Chairperson Bridget McLeod for more information at info@northcascadescrew.com

Learn To Row


Weekend Sessions:  Sat/Sun  10-11:30am

  • August – 7/30, 8/6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

Weekday Sessions Mon/Fri  5:45am-7:00am

  • August – 8/4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28

Download Registration forms HERE

Online payment available HERE

Give the gift of Fitness!  Gift Certificates available for Learn To Row

Masters Program

NCC offers coached programs for all members of our community, from novice to experienced rowers.

Learn to Row sessions are offered monthly all year long. Regular coached practices are also held year-round. The water is calm, the sunrise beautiful, and there is no better way to start the day!

Practice Times:

Tuesday and Thursday 5:45-7:15 AM, open to recreational and experienced rowers.

Saturday and Sunday 6:00 -8:00 AM, experienced group

Saturday and Sunday 8:15-9:45 AM, recreational group

In the summer, Tuesday and Thursday evening sessions may be added based on demand.

Contact Masters Chair, Katie Diamond at info@northcascadescrew.com or call 888-ROW-NCC1 for more details!

Joe Rantz Boathouse

We are building a boathouse. For Joe.

North Cascades Crew is building the Joe Rantz Boathouse in honor of Joe Rantz, a member of the 1936 University of Washington eight-oared crew that won the Olympic gold medal and the central character in Daniel James Brown’s NY Times Bestseller, The Boys in the Boat

Jen Huffman, Rantz’s granddaughter, is a member of North Cascades Crew and 4th in the 2015 prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta.  See her letter of support here.

We are truly grateful for our generous donors to date that have realized both the legacy and importance of this project. Our club has hosted both an event with the author of Boys in the Boat, Daniel James Brown, and a viewing of the PBS documentary The Boys of ’36 – An American Experience

Donate Now to the Joe Rantz Boathouse

Boys in the Boat event
Rantz Family with Daniel James Brown, author of Boys in the Boat at NCC fundraiser

A HUGE thank you to Dunn Lumber for donating all building materials for the Joe Rantz Boathouse.  You have helped our dreams become another step closer to reality!
Dunn Lumber is invested in our community and the history of rowing in the Pacific Northwest.