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2017 National Learn to Row Day

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Coaches, General, News | 0 comments

2017 National Learn to Row Day

  WHO? Anyone 12 years of age or older who has EVER wanted to give rowing a try. WHAT? An annual event sponsored by USRowing that takes place at rowing clubs across the country. WHEN? Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 from 9:30a-11a. WHERE? Whitemarsh Boat Club at Hines Rowing Center in Conshohocken, PA (but if you are out of state you should Google “National Learn to Row Day” to see if there is a participating club near you!) WHY? To increase the public’s exposure to our crazy, cool sport. Here in the Philadelphia area we know...

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Registration OPEN for TWO Summer Adult Learn to Row Programs!

Posted by on April 30, 2017 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

***We are happy to announce the dates of our Summer Adult Learn to Rows*** Registration is OPEN at RegattaCentral CLICK HERE to visit the WBC RegattaCentral page to see a list of our current programs & sign up today! Each learn to row consists of 10 classes. Please look at the dates below & select the program that works best for you… The dates for Early Summer are- Monday June 5, 6:15-8:15 pm Wednesday June 7, 6:15-8:15 pm SaturdayJune 10, 11:00 – 1:00 pm Monday June 12, 6:15-8:15 pm Wednesday June 14, 6:15-8:15 pm Monday June...

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2017 WBC Ski Trip!

Posted by on January 10, 2017 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

2017 WBC Ski Trip!

  WHAT? The (I don’t know what number) Annual WBC Ski Trip to Elk Mountain WHO? WBC members + friends + family (the more the merrier, if kids are coming they need parental supervision) WHEN? Sunday, February 5th (depart at 6:30a return by 6p for the big game) WHERE? Bus departs from Plymouth Meeting Mall & heads up to Elk Mountain WHY? To break the monotony of erging, get outside with friends, enjoy the splendor of nature, feel the wind on your face… Take your pick! DETAILS- $90 for a full-day Lift Ticket & Bus...

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Registration OPEN for Adult Learn to Row V

Posted by on September 15, 2016 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

***Registration OPEN for Early Fall 2016*** CLICK HERE to Register   Have you ever wanted to give rowing a try? Have you ever been sitting in traffic on I76 & found yourself mesmerized by the “skinny boats” gracefully moving up & down the river? Or maybe you have a son or daughter who has picked it up through school & you want to see what all the fuss is about… HERE’S YOUR CHANCE!  Whitemarsh Boat Club is proud to offer learn to row classes for adults- NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!   WBC Adult Learn to...

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Registration OPEN for Fall 2016

Posted by on August 4, 2016 in Coaches, General, News, Racing, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Registration OPEN for Fall 2016

We are pleased to announce that registration is OPEN for our Fall 2016 Junior Programs! **Register before SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 for EARLY BIRD PRICING** Fall is the perfect time for novice & experienced rowers alike to put in valuable mileage in mild weather with typically flat water. 2016 we are happy to announce the addition of a Technical Training program which will provide technical focus for those who want to stay connected to the sport but don’t have the time to commit to the Racing Team. All of our Fall offerings are open to...

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CRAB FEST 2016

Posted by on July 26, 2016 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

CRAB FEST 2016

We are happy to announce that the annual WBC Crab Fest is back! **SEPTEMBER 10, 2016** The fun kicks off at 6p & lasts as long as the beer keeps flowing. Direct Link to RC for Tickets Below Flyer     Buy Tickets via RegattaCentral – https://www.regattacentral.com/cart/?job_id=1804&sid_215=1 Grab a “pack” or 2 of 20 raffle tickets while you’re...

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#NLTRD (AKA- National Learn to Row Day)

Posted by on June 7, 2016 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

#NLTRD (AKA- National Learn to Row Day)

The weather gods gave us GORGEOUS conditions for National Learn to Row Day. Many thanks to all our members & coaches who helped get people out on the water, to our community members who gave rowing a try, & to member David Kaess for playing team photographer!   Showing off the beauty of our...

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National Learn to Row Day at WBC

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

National Learn to Row Day at WBC

    On June 4th  WBC is hosting a US Rowing National Learn to Row event from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. This is a great opportunity for those who want to learn to row and learn more about WBC. Attendees will get a tour of the WBC Boathouse, learn how to use the rowing machines, and have the opportunity to get out on the Schuylkill River and physically row. Spread the word to your family and friends who are interested in learning to row. It is 100% free, though advance Registration is required and space is limited. To register,...

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New Junior 2016 Program Announced

Posted by on April 4, 2016 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

We are pleased to announce the introduction of a High Performance Junior Racing Team. As the popularity of our summer programs grows we are faced with the challenge of keeping rowing available to the greatest number of athletes possible, while still allowing our most committed athletes to gain speed over the summer months. To face this challenge in the summer of 2016 we will be designating some of our Junior Racing Team members “High Performance.” Why High Performance over Junior Racing? With the “HP Team” you know you...

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2016 Summer Learn to Row Camps- Registration NOW OPEN!

Posted by on March 15, 2016 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

WBC is pleased to once again offer our 4 day learn to row camps. With SIX sessions to choose from there is something that will work for almost all schedules. Each four day session costs $530, but we do offer an “early bird discount” of $45 for anyone who registers more than 2 weeks in advance of the camp start date, so check your calendars & sign up sooner rather than later! Space is limited & payment in full secures your place in the class. WBC RegattaCentral Registration Page- CLICK HERE & then click on “Learn...

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