Ecorse Rowing Club
Ecorse, Michigan, USA
...a facility dedicated to the City of Ecorse and its surrounding communities providing recreation, exercise, commitment, and competition through the sport of rowing.
Rowing is a fun, challenging sport available to all levels of interest and fitness. ERC is dedicated to fostering the sport of rowing in our community. If you're brand new to rowing, a great starting point is ERC's Rowing Introduction brochure.
Rowing Activities at Ecorse Rowing Club
The Ecorse Rowing Club currently hosts a number of activities to give everyone in our community a chance to experience rowing at several levels of committment (click on the link for details, see the main ERC page for event dates and times):
National Learn to Row Day and Open House - June 7, 2014 7:30 am - noon
Details: Learn to Row Day
This free event, typically held on the first Saturday of June, is coordinated nationally by US Rowing. It is open to all persons age 12 or older; anyone younger than 18 will need a parental waiver. The goal is to provide anyone interested in rowing with an introductory experience to find out if they want to pursue more training and committment. The basic goals of National Learn to Row day are:
There is absolutely no committment, just a willingness to try something new for about an hour. As participants in Learn to Row day are expected to be complete novices, some instructions and assurances:
Details: Learn to Row Class
If you're new to rowing and interested in learning about rowing in depth, a Learn to Row class is the right choice. These extended courses typically last about four weeks, with three sessions per week, held after work hours (roughly 6pm to 7:30pm) and weekend mornings.
Students can expect a solid introduction to the sport of rowing, including:
To emphasize several points so that you know what you're "getting into" and enjoy your time rowing: