Learn to Row July 13 in St. Michaels


Eastern Shore Community Rowers will be holding an Introduction to Rowing workshop on Saturday, July 13 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. A rain date is set for Saturday, July 20, with participation limited, and advanced registration needed.

Led by ESCR members, participants will gain an understanding of the equipment rowers use and the physical techniques of rowing, along with the opportunity to be on the Miles River in a rowing shell.

Participants must be 14 years of age or older, and have the ability to swim and to lift and board a low-to-water rowing shell. Participants are encouraged to wear socks and non-baggy athletic clothing, and to bring drinking water in a re-usable container.

The three-hour workshop is $40 per person, with a 20% discount for CBMM members, and registration at cbmm.org/introrowing.

With a mission to foster a stronger, healthier community and environment by promoting, educating, and training individuals of all ages and abilities in the sport of rowing, Eastern Shore Community Rowers is a non-profit organization committed to bringing excellence in rowing to the diverse communities of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. For more information, go to escrowers.org.

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to preserving and exploring the history, environment, and culture of the entire Chesapeake Bay region, and making this resource available to all. For more information, visit cbmm.org  or call 410-745-2916.

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