Beginner Sculling on the Schuylkill

Code: SP22388

Dates: August 5-26, 2024

Meets: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Sessions: 4

Course Fee: $199.00

There are 3 openings remaining at this time.

Ever wondered what it must be like to glide effortlessly along the Schuylkill River in a rowing shell? This Beginner/Advanced Beginner class will offer the fundamentals of proper sculling technique, safety and boat handling skills. Expect a total body workout from this strenuous sport that requires flexibility and stamina. You must be able to swim. Class limited to 6 students.
Fee: $199.00

Brannon Johnson

Brannon Johnson is the head coach and owner of BLJ Community Rowing, one of the most diverse community rowing programs in the Philadelphia metro area. After beginning to row at the age of 15, Brannon received a full athletic scholarship to attend the University of Texas, where she rowed at the Division I varsity level all 4 years. In 2003, she competed as a single sculler in the Henley Royal Regatta, one of the most prestigious regattas held on the Thames River in England. She has been rowing, teaching and coaching over the past 15+ years, having taught and coached 80 classes and roughly 700 Philadelphia area residents, ranging from ages 18 to 65.



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