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Sat, Aug 12


BSRA Boathouse

Adult Learn to Row Session 4

Come down to the Buffalo River and Buffalo's newest state-of-the-art boathouse to learn how to row. It's never to late to try something new! This is both an activity and a sport for all ages.

Adult Learn to Row Session 4
Adult Learn to Row Session 4

Time & Location

Aug 12, 2023, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

BSRA Boathouse, 405 Ohio St, Buffalo, NY 14204, USA

About the event

BSRA's  Adult Learn to Row program is welcome to adults of all ages and  genders. Each Session consists of is 3 practices, 2-hours each practice.  The first practice is all on land, first indoors learning the proper  rowing stroke on Concept2 Indoor Rowers, followed by a tour of our  Boathouse and the equipment. We then practice carrying then rowing shell  and getting in and out of it on the dock. The second practice has a  quick review of the first day and then we are on the water for the  remainder of the practice. The third practice is all on the water. If  the weather is not suited to on-the-water rowing, we will cancel and add  on a make up day.

Each  Session is independent from the other, however if participants want to  continue learning and join the following Session, the coaches will do  their best to accommodate and skip over the indoor portion. Instruction  on the Indoor Rowers is extremely important to understand and practice  the rowing stroke so we do encourage our participants to join River Row  Studio's classes in addition to Adult Learn to Row. Head over to to check out their offerings and discounts. Rowing Basics Program  through May is the class that complements Learn to Row the best.

Other details for participants:

  • Arrive 5 minutes early to get checked in
  • Wear athletic and weather appropriate clothing (layers are always a good idea)
  • Wear  Sneakers for the first and second practice (crocs, slides or sandals  are fine for the third practice to make it easier to take off and put on  shoes).
  • Bring a reusable water bottle (we have water fountains to refill).
  • Wear or bring appropriate sun protection

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