Opportunity for middle-schoolers to test waters

Intro-to-Row clinic will be offered Saturday

Image 1Curious about crew? The Newport Rowing Club (NRC) is offering a “Middle School Intro-to-Row Clinic” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The session, designed for sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-graders, will feature certified coaches and experienced athletes presenting the basics, including water safety, “the language of rowing,” stroke fundamentals, and a rowing session with NRC athletes, organizers said.

Registration at http://www.newportrowingclub.org/MSintro is recommended to secure a spot; plus, those who register will have a chance to win 50 percent off a full week of camp (valued at $400). The Newport Rowing Club Boathouse is located at 301 Harvey Drive, Newport, De., 19804.  Rain date is June 1.

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