Welcome to North Cascades Crew

North Cascades Crew was established on Lake Stevens in 2008 by a passionate group of local rowers. Our desire is to introduce and share the many benefits of the sport in a safe and supportive environment. We are very excited to bring our vision of North Cascades Crew to Snohomish County!

Rowing is a challenging sport that provides fun, friendship and community. Practices include on the water rowing time, land workouts with rowing machines, strength training and aerobic conditioning.

Coach Fleming Brainerd has years of experience coaching at clubs in the Puget Sound Region, and helps kids and adults meet their fitness, fun, and camaraderie goals.

North Cascades Crew Staff has been an inspiration and made a huge impact in our son’s life. They welcome and train any skill. Their style is nurturing and consistent which creates such a sense of pride in your child. Watching our son participate in his first regatta and rowing out into Lake Union was an experience we all will never forget. To see your child so proud of an accomplishment, and having a sport with such fitness excellence in their life – well, talk about the best place ever! Thank you, from the Hudspeth Family

Registration is now open for NCC's Youth Summer Rowing Camp - Session 2!

Registration is now open for boys and girls ages 11-18 for Summer Camp. All skill levels from beginner to experienced are welcome! Rowing is a complete exercise using all major muscle groups. The sport provides aerobic conditioning as well as strength conditioning and promotes teamwork and problem solving.
July/August Session! Registration is still open
July 28th - August 28th Mon/Tu/Thu 7:30-9:30am
Session Fee: $160 per session
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Receive a 10% discount on our session fee when you register by July 18th!
Check out the 'Junior Program' tab at the top of the page or click here: for more details about the program!
We hope to see you on the water! Contact Youth Program Chairperson, Jen Huffman at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 888-ROW-NCC1 to register!


Adult Learn to Row Sessions!

"Rowing has been on my bucket list for several years. I'm so glad we found NCC and Fleming as a coach. He choreographs rowing beautifully. Fleming teaches each element of rowing, we practice each piece, eventually putting them all together to have a GREAT row!! I only wish I had taken the opportunity to have started rowing 40 years ago. I LOVE ROWING..." - Robin

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

Weekday Session: Mon/Fri 5:45-7:15am

Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 888-ROW-NCC1 for more details about class dates and to register!


In the News! Check out the Everett Herald Article about NCC members Dana and Jen Huffman "The Girls in the Boat"

Learn to Row - FAQ

Learn to Row is for those who have never touched an oar in their lives and can't wait to start! Enjoy the beauty of Lake Stevens as herons soar overhead, and eagles dive while you skim across the water.

"Coach Fleming can teach anyone to row. His desire to reach you on the level of your learning is important to him as a teach/coach. He is patient, articulate, explains things and gives good prompts which enabled me to always know what was expected of me. I took the Learn to Row class in September and signed up for a year after the session was up. I have entered into the dark, cold mornings of winter but the water is like glass and the sunsets are amazing." - Vonna, NCC Masters Rower

Juniors Program - Why Crew?

Junior rowing is a varsity sport for ages 11 to 18.  Our Youth Summer Camps offer a great, relaxed environment for learning the sport and making new friends! Spring Season is the primary season, with sprint racing.  The Fall season is longer distance racing. 

NO experience is required, and their are no "cuts" - sign up and you are a team member.