The Foundry Community Rowing & Sailing Center aims to serve the greater Cleveland Community. By opening up our spaces to the public, the Foundry can further its mission of providing opportunities for Cleveland’s students to row and sail on the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie. Tour the facility and try out the state-of-the-art indoor rowing…

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Four Cleveland high schools are competing in the Scholastic Rowing Association National Championships this weekend. Magnificat, Saint Joseph Academy, Shaker Heights and St. Ignatius will among the 556 boats from 185 schools racing on a 1,500-meter course in the Cooper River in Camden, New Jersey, on Friday and Saturday. St. Ignatius and Shaker Heights practice…

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“Breeze on!” shouts a Rocky River sailor. “Let’s go!” The sails are snapping. The dock at Cleveland’s Old Coast Guard Station is creaking. And the two-student team on the Flying Junior is off into the glittering inner harbor, to practice for the Interscholastic Sailing Association fleet racing national championship. The team — which began three…

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The Rocky River High School sailing team is heading to the Interscholastic Sailing Association National Championship this weekend, the first Ohio team ever. The team is one of only 20 in the country to qualify for the fleet-racing championship near Houston May 11-13. Sailors will compete for high school sailing’s oldest trophy, the Mallory Trophy,…

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Love Lake Erie? Of course. That’s why we’re all here. We launched RocktheLake to tap into Ohioans’ affinity to our Great Lake. Now we’ve created a way to wear that love on your sleeve. Or on a beach towel, or smartphone case. The RocktheLake line will benefit the Foundry Rowing & Sailing Center, a nonprofit…

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Ready to get back in the water? The Foundry’s spring frostbiting series starts Sunday, March 25. It’s nearly free! And you don’t even need your own boat! (If you’re more of a fair weather sailor, read on for a free series for you, too.) The Foundry Rowing & Sailing Center started its frostbiting series last…

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