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OUR Partners


The Cleveland Rowing Foundation (CRF) owns and operates the property and facilities at Rivergate Park for the benefit of our member organizations, programs, and the Cleveland community. CRF hosts over 1,500 high school, collegiate and adult athletes on the banks of the Cuyahoga River in downtown Cleveland. For information on available High School, Collegiate, or Adult rowing programs, visit our Member Organizations’ sites.


The Greater Cleveland Platform Tennis Association (GCPTA) promotes and develops Platform Tennis in Greater Cleveland through support of a wide range of programs designed to help people learn the game, play the game, and benefit from its many health, fitness, and social rewards.  The GCPTA partners with area clubs and organizations that have paddle courts, for the joint purpose of growing the game by promoting clinics, leagues, and tournaments.


The American Platform Tennis Association (APTA) is a non-profit organization that governs the sport for its 29,000 members, which includes individuals, municipalities, clubs and leagues. With an annual operating budget of $1,000,000, the APTA runs the APTA TOUR and sanctions more than 250 annual tournaments, including 47 National Championship events. The organization provides National Rankings, Platform Tennis Index (PTI), and a league management system for APTA members; maintains the official rules and etiquette of the sport; administers the Platform Tennis Hall of Fame; regulates standards for balls, paddles, and courts; manages its website and produces and distributes comprehensive media communications.

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