Learn to Row 2019

Spring Session

Learn to Row Sculling

March 25-May 15 

Monday & Wednesday 6:45- 8:15 am

With Meghan Ricci

 

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Learn to Row Sweep

March 25-May 15

Monday & Wednesday 6:30- 8:15 pm

With Teddi McGuire

 

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Learn to Row Express

March 25-May 15

Tuesday & Thursday 6:30- 8:15 pm

Sunday 7:30- 9:30 am

With Ron Lorentsen and Teri Randall

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Early Summer Session

Learn to Row Express

June 2- 30

Tuesday & Thursday 6:30- 8:15 pm

Sunday 7:30- 9:30 am

With Ron Lorentsen and

Amy Hildebrandt

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Learn to Row Sculling

June 3- July 24

Monday & Wednesday 6:45- 8:15 am

With Meghan Ricci

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Learn to Row Race Camp

June 8- August 3

Monday & Wednesday 6:30- 8:15 pm

Saturday 8:30- 10:30 am

With Teddi McGuire

Late Summer and Fall Session

Learn to Row Express

August 4- 29

Tuesday & Thursday 7:00- 8:30 am

Sunday 7:30- 9:30 am

With Teri Randall

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Learn to Row Sculling

September 9- October 30

Monday & Wednesday 6:45- 8:15 am

With Meghan Ricci

 

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Class Details

All of our learn to row classes are open to people with little or no rowing experience. Our small class sizes allow the coaches to focus on the needs of each individual rower and help them learn at their own pace. 

Before your first class, please complete the LWRC Waiver, USRowing Waiver, and LWRC Float test. You can either e-mail your completed forms to the Office or give them to your coach on your first day. In lieu of a float test, if you are a CURRENT Lifeguard or Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or you have a SCUBA Certification Card, you may submit a copy of the appropriate certification to LWRC.

Learn to Row Sculling

Coach: Meghan Ricci | All sessions Monday & Wednesday 6:45- 8:15 am | $220

Our new Learn to Row Sculling class is an 8-week long class allowing participants to experience rowing in a variety of different size boats. Participants will begin learning the basics in individuals boats and progress into 2-, 3-, and even 4-person boats. The longer class will help build skills and confidence. You will also feel a sense of camaraderie with your fellow classmates, which will help find other individuals to row with in the future. If you’ve always wanted to try rowing, build new skills, and meet new people, experience our LTR Sculling class!
 
Program is limited to 8 people. Students are encouraged to attend all classes. Missing a class or two is understandable, just let the coach know beforehand.

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Learn to Row Express

Coaches: Ron Lorentsen, Teri Randall, and Amy Hildebrant | Morning and evening classes available | $220

This program is for those that have always wanted to try rowing and experience what the sport has to offer in a jam-packed month. The program runs 4 weeks long and meets 3 times a week. Participants will learn the basics of the rowing stroke, starting in stable one-person boats, and have the chance to row in 2-,3-, or 4- person boats as the weeks progress. Each class will build on skills from the previous classes and give the participants a chance to also gain confidence to continue on in one of the LWRC’s Masters programs.

Each session is limited to 6 students. It is important to attend all of the classes to progress with your fellow rowers. If you must miss a class, please let your coach know beforehand. We are only offering two evening sessions in May and June and one morning session in August.

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Learn to Row Sweep

Coach: Teddi McGuire | Monday & Wednesday 6:30- 8:15 pm | $220

If you’ve never rowed before and have wanted to row in the big team boats you see out in the Seattle waterway on a daily basis, come join LWRC’s Learn to Row Sweep program. This is a great program for those who enjoy working out with a group of like-minded individuals or those that have always wanted to try rowing but weren’t sure about the smaller one-person boats. During the length of the class, participants will learn the basics of sweep rowing, boat handling, and the joys of rowing in an 8-person boat. There will also be sessions where the group will mix with current LWRC members to enhance the experience.

The LTR Sweep program runs 8 weeks long, twice a week, and is limited to 10 participants. Grab a friend or two or three and take the class together! Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all sessions; however, missing a session or two is understandable, just let the coach know beforehand.

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Learn to Row Race Camp

Coach: Teddi McGuire | Monday & Wednesday 6:30- 8:15 pm, Saturday 8:30- 10:30 | $270

Check back soon! More details will be posted in the middle of January.