Megunticook Rowing announces summer camps

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 9:30am

CAMDEN — Megunticook Rowing has announced summer rowing programs for all ages and levels of rowing experience.

“Rowing is the perfect way to get fit and enjoy the beauty of our waterways while practicing social distancing,” a news release stated. 

For those new to rowing, the organization offers learn to row classes weekday mornings and on weekends throughout the summer.

“Come join us on the water for a four day learn-to-row class with our experienced, enthusiastic summer coaches,” the release said. “No experience is needed, just a desire to have fun and a willingness to try something new.” 

For experienced rowers interested in training for speed, the organization has an early morning competitive rowing program Monday through Friday.

Coached intermediate rowing will be offered seven mornings and two evenings a week for those who those who love to row and want to increase their technical ability.

Private lessons are also available.

The coaching staff includes professional coaches with extensive collegiate and club level experience, and college rowers home for the summer eager to teach others to row.

Megunticook Rowing will comply with all State of Maine and U.S. Rowing COVID-19 guidelines to ensure a safe, socially distanced experience for all participants.

Megunticook Rowing is a community-based, non-profit rowing program located at Barrett’s Cove on Megunticook Lake in Camden and providing rowing opportunities to people of all ages and abilities, from middle school to octogenarians.

For more information and to enroll in classes visit megunticookrowing.org or email anna@megunticookrowing.org.