The Wellesley College Boathouse will open Tuesday, September 9, 2014.  Recreational boating is open to all Wellesley College students/faculty/staff/alumni with a Wellesley ID. Participants are required to sign a waiver and are able to take out canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, and sailboats. A light wind certification or approval from Wellesley sailing instructor is required to take out sailboats.  For Recreational boating, one guest can be admitted per Wellesley ID.  Special Events in the boathouse can be limited to Wellesley College students only. 

Fall 2014 Open Boathouse Hours:

Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 9th - October 21st   3 - 6pm                     
Sundays, September 14 - October 5th       12 - 4pm       
Saturday, October 18th         12 - 4pm                                           

The Boathouse will be CLOSED October 11 & 12, 2014 for Fall Break

Due to heavy rain and lightening the the boathouse is closed Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Boathouse will be closed for renovations starting October 22, 2014 and will be closed for Spring 2015. 

Dorm and Class Crew:
Is a long standing tradition at Wellesley College.  The program will only be offered in the fall during Term 1. Learn more on about the class times and registration process on the Physical Education website.   


Dorm and Class Crew Regatta:
The regatta will be held Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5pm.  Join your fellow classmates and dorm members on Green Beach located next to the boathouse. 




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Contact Us

Monica Verity 
Director of Recreation

Rebecca Kimball
Director of Sports Performance & Fitness


Bonnie Dix
Head Swimming Coach
Aquatics Director


Callie Lekas
Recreation Coordinator


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Open Boathouse hours
Thurs Oct 16th 3 - 6pm
Saturday Oct 18th 12 - 4pm

Open Pool Games 
1st & 3rd Wednesday nights 8:30 - 930pm
Nov. 5th & 19th
Dec. 3rd