Days

Sunday 14th May
Sunday 11th June
Sunday 13th August
Sunday 10th September

Location

Lockview Road, Belfast

Time

10:00 - 11:30

Price

£30.00 per person

Payable in cash only, this includes temporary membership and coaching for the 4 sessions.

Key Points

  • Safe & fun way to learn basic rowing skills
  • Row on the River Lagan
  • Minimum age 16, maximum weight 110kg
  • You need to be confident around water and be able to swim 50 meters in clothing. We do not wear buoyancy aids

About The Event

This four week course for beginners is aimed at improving your basic rowing skills and confidence in a fun and safe way.
 
There will be four course start dates to choose from all running for 4 weeks:
14th May / 21st May / 28th May / 4th June
11th June / 18th June / 25th June / 2nd July
13th August / 20th August / 27th August / 3rd September
10th September / 17th September / 24th September / 1st October
 

During the course on a rowing machine and in a boat balanced by others you will learn to use your legs, trunk and arms in sequence to move the boat, to keep in time with others, and to help with balance. You will also handle the boats and learn to launch, turn, stop, and recover the boats.  A great way to get into the fantastic sport of rowing, meet new people and learn new skills.

4 week Rowing Course for Beginners

Contact Details / Booking Information

Please email name and contact telephone number for each participant, with preferred start date, to lscullers@hotmail.com and await a reply to say you are accepted.

Event Organiser

Lagan Scullers

What's Included

During each sessions you will spend at least 15 mins on the rowing machine, and at least 45mins in boats rowing, and all 90 minutes learning! Boats and equipment are provided, along with coaching.

What to Bring

No equipment needed. Wear t-shirt and leggings, not loose, and outer layers to suit the weather, and trainers (not your best runners). Bring a kit bag with a bottle of water/diluted cordial, towel and change of clothing.

Suitability

Minimum age 16, maximum weight 110kg

You need to be confident around water and be able to swim 50 meters in clothing. We do not wear buoyancy aids.
Flexibility and balance will be required to succeed
Rowing uses the legs, core, and arm muscles

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