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Capital Rowing Club to Host Free Class This Weekend

by Andrew Ramonas — June 2, 2015 at 12:40 pm 0

Capital Rowing Club (Photo courtesy of the Capital Rowing Club)Capitol Hill-area landlubbers can try out rowing on the Anacostia River for free this weekend.

The Capital Rowing Club is slated to have a free introductory rowing class on Saturday, as part of National Learn to Row Day. The session, which will happen between noon and 3 p.m., will begin at the Anacostia Community Boathouse (1900 M St. SE), rain or shine.

The class is open to people of all athletic abilities and will include instruction on rowing fundamentals and basic drills. The Capital Rowing Club will provide a “fun, safe, pressure-free environment” for novice rowers, the group said in a news release.

Locals interested in participating in the session can register online.

Photo courtesy of the Capital Rowing Club

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