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WJ Crew is a club team made up of rowers and coxswains who attend Walter Johnson High School. We are in the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Rowing Association (WMIRA), a 12 school regional league. WJ Crew had 100 rowers in spring 2019, but we still have room to grow! So, we are offering the week of September 23-28 as an opportunity to try it out without any financial commitment. Come to a … [More...]

It is time to register for 2019 Fall Rowing! Welcome Back Varsity Rowers!

A few things to know before you register.  In addition to your on-line registration, we need: 1) Medical Form – you can upload the medical form on your Sports Engine Registration. 2) US Rowing waiver – US Rowing code for WJ is : KQ6D6 3) Click here to register Remember; you will use your Sports Engine account as you did last spring. Have your health … [More...]

Fall Season 2019 Begins! Returning Parents Meeting September 10!

Welcome to what promises to be an exciting 2019 fall season, with the biggest WJ rowing team EVER!  We expect over 100 rowers in this  year's team, and all the good things that come from having a big, diverse team with a deep bench of talent!   Our returning parent meeting will be held September 10, 2019, 8-9 pm at Walter Johnson. Please attend for the latest announcements, … [More...]


It’s summer; time to register for Learn to Row with WJ Crew! The week-long Learn to Row camp teaches the fundamentals of the sport in a fun and supportive environment. The cost for the camp is $100, which is credited to your fall dues if you end up joining the team. The Learn to Row camp will be held August 5-9 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at our boathouse located at 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg, MD. … [More...]


Please register by clicking here. Come out and try rowing for FREE with WJ Crew on June 7 & 8 and learn how we lift, lower, balance, row, and most of all WIN. Free Learn to Row dates June 7 & 8 are available to current 7th and 8th graders. Our bus will pick up at both NBMS and TMS after school on Friday, June 7 and take interested students to our boathouse in Bladensburg, … [More...]

For more photos, see the individual event pages in the calendar and the year-by-year team history pages.

Our Sponsors!

We would like to thank those who “Got On Board” and support WJ Crew! If you are interested in learning more about our many sponsorship options, please visit the Support WJ Crew section of the website.

Platinum Medal Sponsors

I Drive Smart
S. Madani & J. Eisenberg
Qbase LLC

Gold Medal Sponsors

All the Wright Stuff
The Barking Dog
Blind Justice Karmic Realignment, Inc.
Drs Ensor Johnson & Lewis LLC
Robbert Fonner (Sabah)
Mahne Family
Mosquito Joe of Montgomery County
PM Pediatrics
RenoMax LLC
Rivers Mountains Acupuncture
Shulman Rogers
Smith Family
Nancy and Eric Voit

Silver Medal Sponsors

Michael R. Bertocchi ~ WJ Class of 1988
BMC/Clower Heating and AC
Michael Frew, MD, LLC
Mark S. Hegeman, DDS
Eye Rx, Stephen Lobaugh, OD
Familant Family
Goudie Family
Meacham Family
W.G. Miles, MD Plastic Surgery
National Auto Body
NaturaLawn of America
David Owens and Jill Heemskerk
Julia and Luke Rose's Nagymama
Schulp Family
Spaulding and Pat
Julie Teitel, Valley National Bank
Whelan Family

Bronze Medal Sponsors

Bethesda Orthodontics, Drs. Gillespie
Capital Educators
Carlisle Family
Charles H. Cooper, DDS, LLC
Darius Family
Ryan, Sydney, & Shannon Gibbon’s Grandpa
Tina Jiao
Banghee Lim
Gordon S. Groisser, DDS Village Othodontics
Barbara Nalls, TTR Sotheby's Int’l Realty
Osterhues Family
Rose Family