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Learn To Row

Learn to Row - Middle School/High School

April 23, 2017

Please visit our Juniors Rowing page to see more information!

Men's Learn to Row

Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 8:00-11:00 am

We are excited to offer our first Men’s Learn to Row!  This session is open to college-aged men and up, 18-60+.  High schoolers aren't allowed in this session but we recommend checking out our Learn to Row session for middle/high schoolers. Come out and try something new!

During this session, you will learn:

  1. Proper rowing technique on the rowing machines.
  2. How to use the rowing machine to create a powerful and smooth rowing stroke.
  3. Basic knowledge of boat handling and equipment use.
  4. How to row on the water!

Fee: $30

Registration opens April 10th at 8:00am here.  We recommend registering early as spots are limited.  

National Learn to Row Day

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Have you ever wanted to try rowing?  We are offering you the chance to learn about the sport!  USRowing and Concept 2 Rowing are sponsors of the National Learn to Row Day held nationwide on this date. A quick, one hour session will include 10 minutes of rowing machine demo, followed by 50 minutes of boat handling and rowing on the Iowa River.  Wear fitted athletic apparel and bring a water bottle.  Space is limited to 12 each session.  Ages 14 and Up.

We will also have an Open House from 8-11:30 am to provide tours of the P. Sue Beckwith Facilities, erg demos, and of course, answer questions regarding all of the rowing programs.  Snacks and Beverages will be provided.  Registration is not needed for off the water activities.

Registration will open on May 8th at 8am here.

  • Session 1 – 8-9 am              
  • Session 2 – 9-10 am            
  • Session 3 – 10-11 am

Questions? Email Danelle Stipes.