Adult Learn To Row (Info)

Open to all residents of North Alabama and the Tennessee Valley who have graduated high school. Class teaches the fundamentals of sweep rowing – covering basics (such as boat parts and terminology), common commands and sweep rowing technique.

Adult Learn-to-Row Program ($150) consists of six two hour sessions over a two week period.

Dates Schedule
Cycle 1: May/June beginning May 2018

Cycle 2: beginning July 2018

Session 1: Saturday 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Session 2: Sunday 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Session 3: Wednesday 5:30  pm – 6:30 pm
Session 4: Saturday 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Session 5: Sunday 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Session 6: Wednesday 5:30 pm –  6:30 pm

Class Structure:

Session One and Two: Introduction to Rowing

  • Orientation to the boathouse, equipment and language used in rowing
  • Safety on and off the water
  • Body mechanics of the rowing stroke on an ergometer (rowing machine)
  • Take some strokes in a rowing shell on the Tennessee River

Sessions 4-6: Rowing Skills Development

  • Build on the the first two sessions with a focus on developing the skills, confidence, and personal fitness to enjoy this magical sport.

Note: There are 2 cycles currently scheduled. If you would like to be notified when dates are established, please go to to to the Adult Adult Learn To Row Registration to indicate your interest.