This program meets two nights for 2 weeks: Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8-10am at the Grand Rapids boathouse.
The class is designed for beginners as well as advanced adults who have either participated in a previous session or have rowing experience. Beginners will be taught sculling in recreational single shells. Participants will have opportunities for informal racing, but the intensity of all sessions will be based on the ability and desire of the participants.
The content of all 200-level sessions is the same; intermediate (300 level) classes are not available this year. (There are no 100-level sculling classes, since our 100-level Learn to Row classes are all sweep rowing (each rower has one oar and row in a large boat; either 4 or 8 person boats.)
What to bring: Rowing is a good workout. Wear workout clothes. Wear close fitting shorts (spandex if you dare), as loose fitting clothes will get caught in the rowing shell's mechanisms. Wear socks and shoes, since all single sculls require the rower to wear his/her own gym shoes.
Bring some bug spray and sunglasses, and a full water bottle to every practice.
Rowing is a water sport. We could row in the rain and there is always a chance of flipping your boat in the river, so a towel and change of clothes in your car would also be a good idea.
Attendance is limited to 4 participants so sign up now!
IMPORTANT: All participants will need to read, print, and bring this (signed) waiver to the first session! We must have a signed waiver from you in order to place you in a boat!
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