May 16, 2011
BERKELEY, Calif. – The Berkeley Paddling and Rowing Club (BPRC), a non-profit organization, announces its annual Learn to Row Day on Saturday June 4, 2011, from 9am to 12pm, at the Aquatic Park in Berkeley. This is a free public event and no experience is needed.
The event will feature a drop-in Learn to Row Clinic, where participants will be taught the basics of rowing. Participants will also be given the opportunity to have time on the water. The clinic will cover topics such as: rowing safety tips, rowing technique demonstration, rowing lingo and etiquette, boat handling and dock discipline, and much more.
Anyone interested in rowing or learning more about this unique sport is encouraged to attend. All ages and skill levels are welcome. The event will include food, fun, facts about rowing and time out on the water. Participants are encouraged to bring items such as: sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, a water bottle and an extra pair of socks.
Learn to Row Day
Information and directions can be found by visiting the website www.berkekeleyrowingclub.org or contact Charlie, the event coordinator, at (510) 913-3669. The Berkeley Paddling and Rowing Club is a non-profit community organization that aims to support, promote and educate the public about the amateur sports of rowing and paddling. This club was formed in 1968. The Berkeley Paddling and Rowing Club is open to the public and anyone interested may join.
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Contact: Charlie, Event Coordinator