EBRC hosts Learn To Row events throughout the year.
Your next Learn To Row opportunity is:
June 3, 2017 — Free National Learn To Row Day clinic, followed by an optional two-week trial
You, as long as you’re 22 or older (USRowing rules). No experience necessary, all fitness levels welcome. EBRC is a community club open to rowers of all sorts; we do race competitively, but racing is not required.
Your Learn To Row session begins with learning boat handling, terminology, and the rowing stroke. You’ll do some calisthenics and spend some time on an erg (an indoor rowing machine…although we use them outdoors when weather permits!) to get a feel for the parts of the stroke. You’ll take your first strokes from our novice barge, where you’ll begin to get comfortable being on the water and handling oars.
During the optional two-week trial, you will deepen your understanding; have time to interact with the men and women in the novice, competitive, and club programs during their regular practice times (please ask questions!); and prepare to take out a real training shell — an 8+ — like the ones you see in the video above.
Your coach for this session is Sara Nevin, head coach for the Mills Cyclones, former collegiate champion rower, and EBRC Board member. Coach Sara brings to our boathouse not only a lifetime of experience, but also a particular passion for introducing novices to the sport.
June 3, 2017
2-week trial dates TBD
Jack London Aquatic Center,
Oakland, CA 94607
Get ready in advance! Print, complete, and sign your Registration packet with waiver. This is required — please bring the packet with you.
What to wear and bring:
Layered comfortable but fitted clothing, hat, socks, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a bottle of water.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you on the water!