RCA Volleyball Tournament - CANCELLED Sunday, September 6th, 2020 10:00am Bayley Beach As part of the Labor Day Weekend festivities, the RCA will host the 4th Annual Co-ed Volleyball Tournament on Sunday, September 6th at Bayley Beach, starting at 10:00am. Co-ed teams of Norwalk residents ages 14 and up will compete for bragging rights in a fun double elimination tournament, followed by the final beach concert of the Summer Music Festival. Thanks to one of our generous 2020 sponsors-the Northeast Volleyball Club-this year’s event will include: 2 volleyball courts including a championship court with fresh sand, scoreboards, a ref stand, barrier signs, sowcase games, and a winner’s trophy! New features added in 2019 Thanks to one of our generous sponsors - the Northeast Volleyball Club – the 2019 event included: 2 volleyball courts including a championship court with fresh sand Scoreboards Ref stand Barrier signs Showcase Games Winner’s trophy Group kayak rental for the winning team presented by Downunder CT (a 2018/19 event sponsor)
RCA Swim Races CANCELLED Sunday, September 13th, 2020 Bayley Beach Race Start Time: TBD (approx. 1 hour prior to high tide) Check-in: 1 hour prior to start time No online registration available. Please plan to register and sign waiver form on race day. Celebrate the end of the summer season with the annual Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Races and Family Fun Day at Bayley Beach on Sunday, September 13th. We’ll start with the Lighthouse Race (a one-mile swim from Green’s Ledge Lighthouse to shore). Check-in for Lighthouse Race swimmers and their kayak escorts will start one hour prior to start. Following the Lighthouse Race is the Buoy Race (a swim from the buoy to the shore). Last are the Children’s Swim Races, which are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach. After the awards ceremony, all are invited to join in the traditional beach games which include a tug-of-war, a pie-eating contest and an egg toss! Please check this page in mid-summer for updated race information and online registration. For more information please contact Heather Drstvensek. Race Details This is an event is comprised of three races: 1 mile Lighthouse Race • 1/4 mile Buoy Race • Children’s Swim Races The Arthur J. Ladrigan Swim Race is roughly a 1-mile swim for advanced swimmers only. $20 registration fee. The Buoy Race is a 1/4 mile swim from the buoy back to shore and is for advanced swimmers only. $20 registration fee. The Children’s Swim Races are grouped by age and run parallel to the beach. Free of charge. NOTE: ALL 1 MILE SWIMMERS MUST HAVE A KAYAK ESCORT (NO STAND UP PADDLES). ESCORTS MUST BE 12+ Y/O. NO EXCEPTIONS! SWIMMER & KAYAK ESCORT MUST BOTH FILL OUT WAIVER.
RCA Halloween Celebration CANCELLED Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 1:00pm Rowayton Community Center Come in costume to explore the hay maze, decorate a pumpkin, pet the animals, grab a goody bag, take a pony ride and parade with your peers! The Halloween Celebration will take place on Sunday, October 25th from 1:00-4:00pm on the Community Center lawn. Don’t forget about the Costume Contest run by the Rowayton Parents Exchange! The RCA is always looking for both adults and children to help with this event. Volunteers are needed at 9:00am to set up the hay maze. Please contact Ally Griffin or Matt Fry to lend a hand.
RCA Santa Run Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 1:00pm Start: Rowayton Train Station End: Rowayton Fire House Santa will be making his annual visit to Rowayton aboard his big red fire engine sleigh on Sunday, November 29th. He will arrive at the Rowayton train station at 1:00pm and then make his rounds through Rowayton, stopping at the corner of Crest and Ridgewood, Rowayton Library, the Bell Island gatehouse, South Beach, the Beach Association boat house and Brendan’s 101. Children can also visit him at the Firehouse on Rowayton Avenue from 2:15-2:45pm. Residents are also encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy or gift card to the Fire House that day from 1:00-3:00pm, as the Rowayton volunteer firefighters will be collecting toys for the Carver Center’s holiday party. Santa Run Schedule Rowayton Train Station: 1:00pm Corner Crest and Ridgewood: 1:10pm Rowayton Library: 1:20pm Bell Island Gatehouse: 1:30pm South Beach: 1:40pm Beach Association Boat House: 1:50pm Brendan’s 101: 2:00pm Fire House: 2:15-2:45pm (remember your toy donation!)
RCA Lights Up Rowayton! CANCELLED
RCA Nativity Pageant Saturday, December 12th, 2020 at 6:00pm Virtual Show This Year The annual Rowayton Nativity Pageant will be virtual this year! Please join us at 6:00pm on December 12th from the comfort of your living room. Featuring a previously recorded Nativity Pageant show and many pictures of our pageants from past years, this family event is a wonderful way to rediscover the joy of Christmas with your neighbors and friends. The link will be posted on Saturday afternoon for all to enjoy in the tradition.