Adult Learn to Row
Adult Learn to Row is open to everyone age 14 and over. Middle school and high school students may also be interested in our MS/HS LTR program.
After completing the class, rowers are invited to join adult Novice practices through August 31st at no additional charge!
No prior experience is necessary. Class size is limited to a minimum of 4 rowers and a maximum of 16 (please see cancellation policy below).
Please check out our swim test requirement before signing up. We appreciate it if you can complete the swim test before class begins. If you can't, please tell your instructor and they can make sure you have a life jacket handy when you row.
Class Schedule for 2024 is in progress
Bookmark this page and check back in March. Send a note to the Adult LTR coordinator to be notified when registration opens.
class schedule 2023
Learn to Row classes for Summer 2023 are OPEN. Sessions will be held in June, July, and August on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:15-8:30PM.
***We offer a 10% discount for Catalyst Rowing Fitness and Harbor Athletic Club members, as well as teachers. Please contact the Learn to Row Coordinator and provide membership proof or teacher I.D. for a discount code.***Session 1: Adult Learn to Row June 13-22 (Tu/Th)
Session 2: Adult Learn to Row July 25-Aug 3 (Tu/Th)
Note: Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment. If cancellation is instigated by Mendota Rowing Club, a full refund will be issued. If a participant cancels more than 7 days before the start of a session, a refund will be issued minus a $10.00 registration fee. If a participant cancels less than 7 days, a 50% refund will be issued. Additionally, a participant may change to another session free of charge if done so 7 or more days before the original session start date. Session registrations will close one week prior to the first classes.
Q: I want to learn to row in a single. Do you teach sculling?
Q: Sculling? Sweep? What?
Sweep rowing is when you have both hands on one oar, and you row in a bigger boat with other people.
Q: Where can I park for class?
Q: What happens to class during inclement weather?
Q: What should I wear to class?
Please wear or bring:
Please note you'll need two pairs of shoes--a pair of sandals and a pair of gym shoes.
Q: What else should I bring to class?