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  • 22 Jun 2014 1:51 PM | Rob Shea (Administrator)

    An Alaskan corporate challenge is what put Brian Donnelly into his first shell.

    The 60-year-old sculler joined Deb Suttner, 50 a member of the Grand Rapids Rowing

    Association, at the 27th annual Grand Regatta on Saturday at Riverside Park in a quest to medal and prepare for the USRowing Masters National Championships in August.

    "(My company) put four inexperienced rowers in a boat and I liked it," Donnelly said.

    Rowing on the Grand River provides outlet for competitive drive

    Rowing photos 17 through 29 of 73.

  • 02 Jun 2014 3:24 PM | Rob Shea (Administrator)

    The Summer 2014 session for Junior rowers starts on June 9th. Registration is now open.

  • 19 Apr 2014 1:07 PM | Rob Shea (Administrator)
    The Spring season for Adult Masters Competitive rowing, Adult Recreation rowing and Junior rowing has begun. Sign-ups are open for Learn to Row classes. Join us on the water!
  • 08 Mar 2014 4:16 PM | Rob Shea (Administrator)

    The March 13th Board Meeting will feature a session on fundraising and sponsorships for the 2014 USRowing Masters Nationals Championships regatta. The regatta is a showcase event for our organization and requires the support of our membership. We’ll be providing the tools you need to work with potential sponsors. Your support is critical to our success!

    The board meeting will be on March 13th, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Micron Manufacturing, 1722 Kloet NW.

  • 08 Mar 2014 4:15 PM | Rob Shea (Administrator)

    All adult and junior rowers are welcome to join our "flotilla" in the St. Patricks Day Parade on March 15th. All past and present rowers are welcome! We will be hauling the trailer and showcasing our shells in the parade. Meet at 9:30 am on Lyon between Ottawa and Monroe. Rowers, please wear team logo clothes (jackets, hats, pants, etc.), comfortable shoes and dress warmly. No additional candy donations are needed. Thanks to those who donated!

  • 08 Mar 2014 3:58 PM | Rob Shea (Administrator)
    The Grand Rapids Spring Sprints junior ergatta will be held at Forest Hills Central on March 22nd from 9am to Noon. Our juniors have worked hard to condition for this event. Everyone is welcome to join us in cheering on our juniors in this event.
  • 01 Mar 2014 12:30 PM | Rob Shea (Administrator)
    Dock on Grand River

    Dock in, the start of spring season, will take place at the boathouse on Saturday, March 29, beginning at 10 a.m. Just like being in a shell with your crew, it's best if everyone is taking part!

  • 01 Mar 2014 12:00 PM | Rob Shea (Administrator)
    Indoor Rowing Center

    Indoor Rowing 202: Power & Technical Competence
    Tuesday and Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    March 4th to 13th

    Wyandotte Boat Club weekend
    March 8th to 9th in Wyandotte, MI

    Indoor Rowing 103: Indoor Rowing Elements
    Tuesday and Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    March 18th to 27th

  • 01 Mar 2014 11:30 AM | Rob Shea (Administrator)
    The Junior rowing team will be marching in the St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 15th. All past and present junior rowers are welcome! Meet at 9:30 am on Lyon between Ottawa and Monroe. Juniors, please wear team logo clothes (jackets, hats, pants, etc.), comfortable shoes and dress warmly.

    Donations of small-size candy (smarties, tootsie rolls, suckers, etc.), that the juniors will be passing out during the parade, are appreciated. Candy can be dropped off at the Indoor Rowing Center (Roger's Plaza) by March 8.

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