Learn To Row: June 2017

Don’t miss this chance to try something new! Join us for National Learn To Row day on Saturday, June 3. And register for our popular 7-session Learn To Row Program. Space is limited in both.

(Video credit: 2014 Masters novice Allison Lowen)

NATIONAL LEARN TO ROW DAY

 Who: Men and women ages 22 or older (US Rowing rules). No experience necessary, all fitness levels welcome. EBRC is a community rowing club and we embrace rowers of all kinds.
What: Your Learn To Row session includes boat handling, terminology and the rowing stroke. You’ll spend some time on an erg (an indoor rowing machine) to get a feel for the parts of the stroke. You’ll take your first strokes on our novice barge on the Estuary, where you’ll begin to get comfortable being on the water and handling oars. You’ll also learn about a rowing shell and how it works.
When: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at our boathouse in Jack London Aquatic Center.
What To Bring: Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, shorts, sport shoes, t-shirt, signed waiver forms and a bottle of water.
Registration: There is no charge for this session. Class size is limited, so Register here.
Get ready in advance! Print, complete, and sign your Registration packet, including the waivers. This is required — please bring the packet with you on Saturday, June 3.
EBRC 2-WEEK LEARN TO ROW PROGRAM

Who: Men and women ages 22 or older (US Rowing rules). No experience necessary, all fitness levels welcome. EBRC is a community rowing club and we embrace rowers of all kinds.

What: Seven days of on- and off-the-water practice to learn the rowing stroke and what it’s like to row in a rowing shell. You’ll also have time to interact with the Men’s and Women’s Masters teams during their regular practice times (please ask questions!) Your coach is Sara Nevin, head coach for the Mills Cyclones rowing program, former collegiate champion rower, and EBRC Board member. Coach Sara brings to our boathouse not only a lifetime of experience, but also a passion for introducing novices to the sport.

When: We are offering two sessions.

Session A

9 a.m.-Noon, Saturday, June 10
5:20-7:30 a.m., Monday, June 12
5:20-7:30 a.m., Friday, June 16

9 a.m.-Noon, Saturday, June 17
5:20-7:30 a.m., Monday, June 19
5:20-7:30 a.m., Friday, June 23

9 a.m.-Noon, Saturday, June 24

Session B

8-11 a.m., Sunday, June 11
5:20-7:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 13
5:20-7:30 a.m., Thursday, June 15
8-11 a.m., Sunday, June 18
5:20-7:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 20
5:20-7:30 a.m., Thursday, June 22

8-11 a.m. Sunday, June 25 

Registration and Fee

The fee for this 7-session program is $140. The full fee must be paid in advance of the first session via check or PayPal. Class size for each session is limited to the first 20 paid registrations.
Register for Session A here.
Register for Session B here.
Get ready in advance! Print, complete, and sign your Registration packet, including the waivers. This is required — please bring the packet with you on the first day.
What to wear and bring:

Layered comfortable but fitted clothing, hat, socks, sunglasses, and a bottle of water.

MORE INFO:

Send an email to info@easybayrowing.org

See you on the water!