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LGRC offers Learn to Row sessions in the spring and summer. Why this time of year? We balance our adult classes with our youth rowing classes and this time works best for everyone.

If you have no rowing experience:

It's important that you get enough instruction in order to become a member. You can start with our Learn to Row class. This will get you ready to join one our Novice sweep rowing program.

If you have rowing experience:

You may need a skills refresher, so our Learn to Row is a great way to get you back in the boat. Fill out this interest form to help you get signed up for one of our upcoming sessions.  



Note: Our classes takes place on weekends from May- September only.

Learn to Row

Each four-day class is designed to prepare you for the novice rowing program at LGRC. Completion of a learn to row class (all four days) is required before signing up for the Novice Sweep Program, unless you have rowed before.  

This class gives attendees a chance to experience rowing both on the ergometer and on the water in one of our rowing shells. You'll learn basic rowing techniques which will help you transition to the novice sweep rowing program. 

Before signing up for our any of our sessions, you must:

  • Have the ability to swim/ Swim Waiver 
  • Have the ability to lift 30 pounds overhead as well as carry weight on your shoulders

After signing up, you must download, fill out and bring with you to the first session the 2024 US Rowing Waiver

Please note that practice for our Novice Rowing Pogram is Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings from 5:30 am - 7:30am and that is the program that you would go into after completing Learn to Row. 

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What's Next?


Once you've completed these learning sessions, you can become an LGRC member and join our Novice Masters sweep program.


Sweep Program


Note: if you're interested in learning to scull, we require you have at least 45 hours of rowing experience. We'd like for our members to row in a sweep program for about 6 weeks before beginning a Learn to Scull program.


Sculling Program