Student Learn to Row

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You will learn rowing terms, how to carry boats and oars, how to erg on land and row on the water, and work with others to move the boats on the water. 

  • All fitness and athletic backgrounds welcome, no experience necessary.
  • Dress in weather appropriate clothing that is fitted, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses. Baggy clothing is discouraged due to the design of rowing equipment.
  • Bring a water bottle.

After completing this session, you may join the Adult and/or University of Iowa Student Rowing programs.

Location: P. Sue Beckwith Boathouse

Date: Sunday, Sept. 11


  • Option 1: 9–11 a.m.
  • Option 2: 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Fee: FREE.  Must pre-register online. 

Contact Head Coach for Rowing, Danelle Stipes, with any questions.

Sunday, September 11, 2022 9:00am to 1:00pm
Beckwith Boathouse
1201 North Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Danelle Stipes in advance at 319-384-1292 or