was founded in 1998 with a grant from the U.S. Olympic Committee
The team became available to not only kids and adults on the north side but to everyone in Chicago.
Coaches who rowed in college became interested in LPJ and making the team grow
Moved to clark park boat house and changed name from LPJ to CRF
Making a few adjustments to our current rowing equipment, they were able to make accommodations to give individuals with a cognitive or physical disability the ability to row.
CRF is thriving to today and is a national ranking team.