Clinics

2018 Club Programming

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Sweep Learn-to-Row – Spring/Summer/Fall


Check back for additional dates later in the summer
Cost: $40
Spaces Available Per Time Slot: 6

In sweep rowing each rower holds one oar. Sweep classes are taught in an eight-person or four-person boat that are steered by people called coxswains. In this program, rowers will learn boat-handling skills, water safety, and will be introduced to the basics of rowing technique in a small group. There is no pre-requisite for this program, but you must be able to swim. Two times are offered per session, early morning or late morning.


Learn-to-Scull – Summer

Saturday, June 9th, 7 – 10 AM
Cost: $90
Spaces Available: 4

In sculling the rower holds one oar in each hand and is in control of their own boat. They control where it goes and how fast. In this program, rowers will learn boat-handling skills, water safety, and will be introduced to the basics of rowing technique in a small group while rowing their own one person recreational shell.

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Intermediate Sweep Session II

Thursdays 6 – 8 PM and Sundays 9:30 – 11 AM
May 31st – June 17th (6 Sessions)
Cost: $120
Spaces Available: 8

Are you looking to expand your rowing experience and increase your fitness while enjoying the outdoors? Our Intermediate Sweep session will build your technique and fitness in a friendly small group setting. This coached group will meet for 5 weeks on Sunday mornings from 10:30 AM – 12 PM at Camp Shalom in Windsor, CT. The prerequisite for attending this session is previous participation in the Winter Beginner Tank Session, a Learn-to-Row class, or similar introductory rowing experience. You must also be able to swim.

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Intermediate Sweep Session III

Thursdays 6 – 8 PM and Saturdays 7 AM – 9 AM
July 12th – July 29th (6 Sessions – Note: Last weekend session is on Sunday morning due to scheduling conflict)
Cost: $120
Spaces Available: 8

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One-on-One Coached Sculling Sessions

Scheduled per athlete with coaches as available
Not available for new rowers until mid/end May due to water temperatures.
Please email sculling@fvra.org to schedule after submitting your registration.
$40 per hour

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