Cleveland's Premier Adult Rowing Club

Veterans Learn to Row (VLTR)

SPECIAL EVENT
In appreciation of the men and women who have served our country and who love water sports, WRRA is offering a FREE opportunity for Veterans to try rowing.

Veterans Learn to Row Day*
August 27, 2017
7:30 a.m. - Noon

Special Event Description
Learn to Row is a half day instructional session which introduces new rowers to the sport of rowing on the Cuyahoga River. LTR is an opportunity for adults (18 and older) to experience the sport of rowing and determine interest in joining Cleveland’s rowing community. WRRA instructors will teach the basics of the sport of rowing, special safety considerations on the Cuyahoga, rowing terminology, and boat handling. Participants will receive instruction on basic rowing technique using a stationary rowing machine (erg), and on-the- water practice, rowing as a crew of eight.

*Please note: Due to limitations with our rowing equipment we are unable to accommodate wounded/disabled Veterans at this. 

Special Event Agenda
Session: 7:30 am – 12:00 pm, 7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration

Start promptly at 8:00 am

  • Classroom presentation
  • Erg session
  • Teams formed and boats to dock
  • Rowing on the Cuyahoga
  • Debrief with instructors and coaches.

For additional program information, contact SRL@westernreserverowing.com