Adult Learn-to-Row class set for Sept. 15-17


Dayton — The Dayton Boat Club adult rowing program will host its spring learn-to-row class Friday through Sunday, Sept. 15-17, at the club’s boathouse on East River Road in Moraine.

The three-session on-water class covers terminology, safety, stroke technique, equipment use and care, and sweep rowing in an eight-oared racing shell.

Sessions are 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15; 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16; and 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. The course is $100 per person, which is deducted from a rower’s seasonal dues if he or she joins the novice team following the course. Each participant should wear comfortable but not loose-fitting exercise clothes and bring a water bottle, a pair of socks and a small towel. For information or to register, see http://www.daytonboatclub.org/adult-learn-to-row.html.

Course instructor is Jane Wittmann of Oakwood, who has been rowing with the club for more than 15 years.

Dayton Boat Club is part of Dayton Regional Rowing, the nation’s only Community Olympic Development Program for rowing. A partnership of USRowing, Five Rivers MetroParks, the Dayton Boat Club and the Greater Dayton Rowing Association, Dayton Regional Rowing offers a community-based rowing program that helps athletes develop their performance, thus enhancing the Olympic sports feeder system in Dayton.

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Dayton Boat Club masters team member Vince Leopold of Oakwood, right, instructs learn-to-row participants before their first row up the Great Miami River.
http://www.englewoodindependent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2017/08/web1_LEARNTOROW1.jpgDayton Boat Club masters team member Vince Leopold of Oakwood, right, instructs learn-to-row participants before their first row up the Great Miami River. Contributed photo

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For more information about the Dayton Boat Club visit www.daytonboatclub.org