Parents of our novice rowers are about to embark on a whole new level of fun with your son or daughter’s new sport. Parents of experienced rowers have been there before and can attest to what an exhilerating experience a rowing regatta can be! But whether this is all new to you or you’ve gone through it, the question I get from many parents is: “That looks fun, can I try it??” And then when they DO try it, they have a whole new appreciation for how difficult it is to row! There is a program at Leander Boat Club called the Row 4 Heart program, which is a Learn To Row program for a great cause. I have included the link below to the website. It would be awesome to see our Westdale parents form up a crew and get on the water themselves! One of our rower’s parents did it and had a blast, and is encouraging others to try it out.
Please send me a quick e-mail if interested and I’ll keep a list of those parents who want to do it. Once we have a committed group, I’ll get you all in touch with each other. The website is: