The Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association of Priest River (PORPA) is excited to
announce the offering of a Masters (age 18 and over) Learn To Row program. This learn
to row program is for beginning and novice rowers. The program will cover the
fundamentals of rowing and rowing safety.
The Learn To Row program is a four-week course (eight sessions) to be held on each
Saturday and Sunday beginning June 23, 2018 from 9:30 am to 12pm. Participants will be asked to confirm their ability to swim. Each day will consist of a 2.5 hour session both off the water and on the water. The course will be held at the Priest River Recreation Ares, “The Mudhole”. PORPA is pleased to announce the course instructor is Dan Gehn, coach of the Gonzaga Men’s Rowing Crew.
This four- week course is $300. Payment must be made in advance. Individuals who complete the course are invited to join PORPA and will have a fifty percent discount on a rowing membership in 2018. PORPA has a fleet of 6 rowing shells to include 2 8+s. a 4+, a double and 2 singles and thus can provide a rowing experience at any interest level.
To participate, fill out and mail the registration and waiver forms available in the links below or contact us here if you have questions.