Sweeps & Sculls was born from a passion for rowing and a desire to share that passion with others. Giving boys and girls in 7th through 12th grade in Wauconda and surrounding areas a positive environment and experience through the sport of rowing is one of the underlying tenets of Sweeps & Sculls Rowing. Using the ultimate team culture of rowing helps to teach values such as teamwork, physical fitness, responsibility, goal setting, accountability and other skills in a positive environment.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide people of all abilities an opportunity for physical activity through the sport of rowing.

Our Mission

Sweeps & Sculls Rowing strives to develop personal character, an ethic of cooperation, and physical fitness within the ultimate team culture of rowing. Sweeps & Sculls is a community program open to people of all abilities without regard to background or experience

Core Values

  • Positive

  • Inclusive


  • To inspire passion for the sport of rowing in the people that we touch.

  • To provide a positive environment for junior high and high school aged children.

  • To make each person the best rower that they can be.

  • To educate people about the sport of rowing and provide a lifelong opportunity for participation in the sport.

This is what we do