The indoor rower offers a terrific workout that doesn’t require a lake or good weather—and there’s no danger of getting wet, other than with sweat! But rowing on the water is an experience worth trying.
Here are a few ways to get yourself off your rowing machine and into a rowing shell.
Learn to Row Day
Saturday, June 7, 2014, marks the 13th annual Learn to Row Day. Rowing clubs and boathouses across the country provide opportunities to try rowing. It’s never too early or too late to take up this lifelong sport. For more information, visit USRowing.org.
Whether you’re a kid or a grown-up, you can go to summer camp and learn to row. Find a rowing camp that suits your abilities and interests—there are many to choose from. Visit the listing of camps on our site, at row2k.com or USRowing for more information.
Community rowing programs are popping up in towns all across the country as more and more people recognize that rowing is a wonderful physical activity that anyone can do. Look for a community boathouse or rowing club in your area. USRowing’s Find a Club webpage may help.