Join the fun—learn to row at Nereid
Rowing is a great sport at any age, and you don't have to be a killer athlete to learn or to enjoy it. Nereid offers Adult and Youth Private Lessons, as well as, Youth Learn to Row Programs. Nereid Membership is NOT required for the Learn to Row Programs and Private Lessons.
To sign up, please download and complete the forms on this page and send a check made payable to Nereid Boat Club. As space is limited, receipt of your form and check will determine acceptance. Mail the application to the address on the form or email the completed form (PDF) to email@example.com. Nereid reserves the right to modify the existing program schedule as events (such as regattas, interest level, etc.) warrant.
Nereid’s adult private lessons are designed so that a beginner can progress to membership and full participation in the club.
A non-member may a sign up for five one-hour private lessons at a total cost of $225. Private lessons, conducted by one of our coaches; offer flexibility with dates, times and time of year. You may start whenever safe water conditions allow, normally between April and November. To arrange private lessons, please contact our program director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon completion of the five one-hour private lessons, a participant will have the following options:
- Join the club
- Take up to five additional private lessons at $55 per individual one-hour session (or sign up for the series of five one-hour private lessons at a total cost of $225). Upon completion of ten private lessons, a participant must become a member before taking additional private lessons.
Our coaches work with participants to determine the next best step given the progress made.
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Learn to row is recommended if you are interested in rowing or joining the team. Participants will receive on water instruction, meet members of our team and learn from our experienced coaches. Each Learn to Row program spans four days with two-hour sessions each day. Please click the link titled, "2017 Learn to Row Schedule" for a description of the high school and middle school Learn to Row schedules.
Requirements & Registration:
To register please email email@example.com indicating the date you’d like to sign up for and the name and age of the athlete. Your place will be reserved when we receive your signup form and payment. Space is limited.
All athletes participating in the program must complete a US Rowing Waiver and a Swim Test Form, in order to participate in the Learn to Row. See the links on the righthand side of this page to download the necessary forms.
$250 per athlete. Fee includes use of all equipment, rowing machines, access to racing shells, oars and instruction.
What to Bring:
- Water Bottle- It is important to stay hydrated.
- Fitted Clothing- Loose or baggy shorts will become caught in the equipment.
- Extra Clothing- In the event of rain, rain jacket.
- Hat & Sunscreen
- Sneakers & Socks
- Lunch or Snack
Private lessons are available at a rate of $55 per hour for single lessons or as a series of five one-hour lessons for a total cost of $225. All payments are to be made to Nereid Boat Club. Times are to be arranged with the coaches.