Rowing a single scull is an exceptional, full-body exercise that most anyone can learn, though it can seem a bit awkward at first. Our three-day Novice Learn-To-Row program will train you in the basics of sculling and safety on the water and take you from novice to the exhilaration of a proper rowing stroke. Successful completion of the Novice Program certifies  you to use club shells–usually the LiteSport, LiteRace and Maas boats.



Three private or semi-private two-hour sessions over three days; best if you can schedule these consecutively. Ideally, no more than a week apart.

Cost: $225 per person


Schedule:  The Novice Program sessions can be scheduled during the week or on weekends. Weekdays sessions can be scheduled on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The Novice class generally runs from 9:45a.m.-11:45 a.m. On Saturdays and Sundays, Novice sessions run  from 8:00–10:00 a.m., or from 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. To reserve a space in a Novice Program, call OWRC at 415-332-1091 or email us.

What to bring: We provide all rowing equipment. Wear relatively close fitting and flexible clothing appropriate for the weather and warm socks or water shoes (no street shoes in the shells). Sun protection is advised.