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2018 Novice Program

Monday, June 11, 2018, 6:15 PM until Sunday, October 28, 2018, 8:00 PM
Anacostia Boathouse
1900 M Street SE
Washington, DC  20009
Additional Info:
Brian M Fisher
Rowing Programs
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Payment Schedule

NOTE: You must be logged into your DC Strokes account to register!

Practice Schedule
Mon - Thurs, 6:15PM - 8PM. June 11 - October 26
* The Novice Program focuses on building rower technique and fitness throughout the season.   Novice team members are asked to attend as many practices as possible; two sessions a week is considered a minimum.

* Novices are strongly encouraged to participate in at least one sprint race (summer) and one head race (a longer race that typically occurs in the fall).

Novice Lead Coach: Russell Topp
Assistant Coach: TBD

What you will learn: 

  • Deeper knowledge of rowing basics
  • Equipment care
  • How to row in smaller boats (four-person shells)
  • Coxswain basics
  • Training for races