The Naiades Oncology Rowing programs are committed to serving the physical & emotional needs of cancer survivors.
The programs are designed to be emotionally supportive while cultivating core strength and improving stamina.
You will develop supporting relationships and share a love of Rowing for Recovery in a fun and respectful environment.
Rowing is a challenging sport not learned in a day.
The result of your efforts will be a stronger body and spirit nurtured in a joyful, supportive atmosphere.
The following programs are designed to allow individual growth thereby leading to team growth.
Taste of Rowing
This is a complimentary introductory evening with the Naiades team where you will learn more about rowing. Meet some of the crew, try out a rowing machine and get some tips on rowing technique from our Coach. If your find rowing is something you are interested in the next step is the
Learn To Row Program (LTR) will resume in the Spring 2022
Participants must attend all 6 dates of the session.
You will be introduced to:
- Erging, which develops your rowing technique
- The anatomy of the boat and rigging a boat
- The boat house
- Oars how to identify port or starboard
- Safety on and off the water
- Plus more that will build your rowing skill and comfort on and off the water.
Emphasis will be on building endurance, technique, and improving timing and setting the boat.
This program allows the athlete to improve technical skills and rowing knowledge.
The athlete will have the opportunity to participate in regattas in the recreational category.
Emphasis will be on challenging the rower. Rowers should expect to row to the railroad bridge at a moderate pace. The row back will be at a continuous challenging pace. It is 5K each way. Interval training and sprints will be added.
This program is designed to develop both technical and endurance in preparation of racing in a regatta.