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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 there- https://www.regattacentral.com/cart/?job_id=1804&sid_216=1

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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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2016 Summer Youth Programs Being Updated

Posted by on March 14, 2016 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Slowly but surely we are updating our Summer Youth Program pages & hope to have registration fully open by March 20th, 2016! As in past years we will have something for every level of youth rower, from never touched an oar to training for a top 3 finish at Canadian Henley. Please see our “Summer 2016” page for a brief description of each program & stay tuned for more information as we get each page up to date! CLICK HERE to visit “Summer 2016” Email our Program Coordinator, Taya DiAngelo, with any questions-...

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2015 FALL JUNIOR PROGRAMS!

Posted by on July 28, 2015 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Even though the heat of summer is definitely upon us (did I see 100 degrees today?!?!?!?) it isn’t too early to start thinking about Fall Rowing. The WBC Fall Junior Programs will once again have something for everyone & if you register soon you will also enjoy a bit of an early bird discount! For more information on each of our Fall Offerings please click on the program names below. Fall 2015 Competitive Team Fall 2015 Middle School Training Fall 2015 Junior Learn to Row Classes To register (& see the early bird pricing) please...

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Early Bird Registration NOW OPEN for Summer Junior Programs

Posted by on March 16, 2015 in Coaches, General, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Get a jump on your summer planning by signing up early for one of WBC’s many summer programs, & save money at the same time (YAY!). Save 10% off of standard program fees by registering earlier rather than later for our Learn to Row Camps, or our summer memberships (Junior Recreational, Junior Competitive, Collegiate Competitive, & High Performance U23). Prices increase according to start dates of individual programs:   EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEES- Learn to Row Camps- $455 by check ($470 by credit card/PayPal). Prices...

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WBC coach Art Post on masters rowing

Posted by on January 27, 2015 in Coaches, General, Uncategorized | 0 comments

WBC coach Art Post on masters rowing

We’re about to celebrate the one year anniversary of the addition of Arthur Post to the WBC coaching staff. Art is a well-known figure in the Philadelphia rowing community. An accomplished rower himself, winning multiple National Championships, Art is also bringing up the next generation of elite rowers through coaching the boys at Malvern Prep for nearly two decades. Art, tell us a little about your rowing experiences. You still actively row and compete. When you row a single, you row. Going out to row in an eight is more social. I row my...

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