Philadelphia, PA - The Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia is the governing organization for Boathouse Row and the rowing community in Philadelphia. Founded in 1858, it is the oldest amateur sporting association in the country and is chartered by its member clubs to secure collective action and promote amateurism on the Schuylkill.
About The Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia
Along with its priorities to improve river infrastructure and stewardship, promote safety and inclusion, and develop athletes and next generation talent, it annually hosts the Schuylkill Navy Series presented by Toyota. The series includes the world's largest scholastic rowing competition The Stotesbury Cup Regatta and four of the nation's oldest events dating back to the mid-19th century.
Philadelphia Le Dîner en Blanc 2019 at Boathouse Row - More than 6,000 guests descended upon the iconic Boathouse Row for the 8th Philadelphia Le Dîner en Blanc 2019. Marking the eighth year in a row for The City of Brotherly Love and the largest Dîner en Blanc gathering in the country so far this year as guest explored one of the city's most iconic landmarks while mingling among fellow Philadelphians dining.