New to Watersports

No prior experience is required for any of our introductory classes below. Classes vary in length and are led by Lincoln Park Boat Club's experienced coaches and instructors.

These programs are best-suited for adults (18 and over). For introductory courses designed for children and teenagers, have a look at our youth programs.

A beginner's course in the sport of rowing

Classes will provide an introduction to both sweep and sculling practices of rowing, as well as, water safety, a facility orientation, and equipment handling. Students will get to row in the sport’s signature eight-man boat.

Completing this class will qualify you for a discounted membership rate, as well as opportunities to row on your own or with LPBC’s rowing teams.

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Try the more independent, two-oared form of rowing in a semi-private learning environment.

Classes will focus on the two-oared “sculling” stroke, water safety, a facility orientation, and equipment handling. All classes consist of two to three students, led by an on-the-water instructor.

Completing this class will qualify you for a discounted membership rate, as well as opportunities to row on your own or with LPBC’s rowing teams.

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Get your feet wet in the fastest growing outdoor sport!

All equipment is provided to students as they learn basic skills like standing-up on the board, turns, and safety considerations. Lessons take place in Lincoln Park’s serene lagoon.

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Take up sculling in a one-on-one environment with a flexible schedule.

Private lessons are suitable for any skill level. Each hour-long lesson is taught by one of our knowledgeable coaches. After three to five lessons, students can expect to be proficient enough to row on their own.

Once you have signed up for a private lesson, you will be put in-touch with a coach who will accommodate your schedule.

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These programs are best-suited for adults (18 and over). For introductory courses designed for children and teenagers, have a look at our youth programs.

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