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2016 Free Rowing Lessons on Lake Merritt | Oakland

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Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Lake Merritt Boathouse | 1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA

rowingCome to Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland and learn about rowing – an invigorating, intense, fun, and bonding sport which hosts a National Learn To Row Day every year in June.

2016 Learn To Row Day
Saturday, June 4, 2016 | 9 am to 2 pm
Lake Merrit Boathouse, 1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland

In 2016 participants will:

  • Learn how to row both on ergometers (rowing machines) and with experienced rowers on the water
  • Have an introduction to rowing equipment and a tour of the LMRC boathouse
  • Meet LMRC club members and enjoy light refreshments
  • Receive information on lessons, club membership, and the rowing teams at LMRC

Sign ups begin at 8:45 am. The last boat will launch at 12:30 pm. On-site reservations are required on a first come, first served basis. Must be present to register. Come early to secure a seat in a boat.

Note: Participants must be at least 15 years old. Minors (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Wear comfortable, tight-fitting athletic clothing (loose clothing can get in the way), socks, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and bring a bottle of water.

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Lectures & Workshops, Sports & Wellness
Address: 1520 Lakeside Dr, Oakland, CA
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