Rec Services to host May 7–8 rowing clinic—sign up now

University of Iowa Recreational Services will host a Learn to Row Clinic from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 7, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 8, at the Beckwith Boathouse.

Registration fee is $75; the deadline to register is May 4. To register, visit the Field House or the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.

Learn to Row Clinics are designed for anyone age 12 and older who has never rowed before and is enthusiastic to try a new activity. Participants learn rowing technique, boat handling, rowing vocabulary, safety, and teamwork. Indoor rowing machines (ergs), a state-of-the-art rowing tank, and racing shells (adult and high school only) are used.

Participants should bring an extra t-shirt and pair of shorts for the swimming evaluation, which will be done at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center pool during the last half-hour on Saturday (transportation not provided). Non-swimmers should e-mail before the clinic begins.

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