Learn to Row
LWRC offers a variety of learn to row opportunities for adults from a two part Learn to Row series, to a 3 hour Experience Rowing class, an 8 week Rowing Race Camp and Private Lessons. Not sure which class to take or need guidance preparing for your first class? Check out our FAQ page. LWRC also offers Learn to Row Programs for Juniors.
For the beginner to learn the basics of rowing and proper technique while rowing in stable single-person boats. Class runs 4 weeks and meets twice per week for 2 hours per session. Small class sizes and individualized attention distinguish LTR at LWRC. Class limited to 8 students. Sign the waiver, complete a float test and return to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring to the first day of class. LWRC Waiver and Float Test Forms
Times and Start Dates
Sat & Sun 8:30-10:30AM Mar 28, Apr 25, May 30, June 27, Aug 1 & 29, Oct 4
Tue & Thu 7:00-9:00AM Mar 31, Apr 28, May 26, June 30, July 28, Aug 25, Sept 29
Mon & Wed 6:00-8:00PM March 30, May 27, July 27
Tue & Thu 6:00-8:00PM April 28, June 30, August 25
Cost: $120 Register for Learn to Row 1
Immerse yourself in a high energy, competitive, race focused rowing camp for adult beginners. No previous rowing experience required. Be part of a team, supporting each other while you build strength, fitness and rowing fundamentals. You will spend most of your time sweep rowing in eights, and you will also be introduced to small boat rowing and sculling. Focused instruction, land workouts, and race preparation will ensure you can reach your goals. At the conclusion of Race Camp, you and your teammates will race in a local rowing regatta. Included in the camp cost: • 50 hours of instruction from experienced coaches • Race entry fee and race day coaching • T-shirt to wear on race day Sign the waiver, complete a float test and return to LWRC at email@example.com or bring to the first day of class. LWRC Waiver and Float Test Forms
Times: Tue and Thur 6:00 to 8:00PM, Sat 8:30 to 10:30AM
Dates: June 2 – August 1 (No class July 4th)
Cost: $220 on or before May 23rd, $300 after May 23rd
Register for Race Camp
LTR 2 builds on the sculling fundamentals and technique learned in LTR 1. Class runs 4weeks and meets twice per week for 2 hours per session. Students concentrate on balance, the addition of power to the stroke, and safety. Prerequisite: Learn to Row 1 or equivalent. Once you have completed LTR 2, join LWRC and enjoy the Benefits of Membership. We have a large fleet of training and open water boats for use by novice rowers including 7 Maas and 5 Bay Shells. LWRC is the rowing club for sculling.
Tue & Thu 7:00-9:00AM Mar 31
Tue & Thu 6:00-8:00PM March 30, May 27, July 27
Cost: $120 Register for Learn to Row 2
Come out for a morning of rowing fun on Lake Union. This 3 hour class is designed to give you a feel for rowing team boats. Class size is typically between 10-18 people so sign up now with your friends and family. Your entire Experience Rowing fee can be applied to a discount on a future Learn to Row class. Must be at least 18 years of age to participate. A float test is not required before starting this class.
Time: Sunday 9:00AM-12:00PM
Dates: April 12, May 3, July 12, August 16, September 13
Cost: $35 Register for Experience Rowing