Rowers complete the "Learn to Row" Regatta Race on Greenwood Lake last year.
GREENWOOD LAKE — The East Arm Rowing Club of Greenwood Lake will register participants for its annual spring Learn-to-Row program and Greenwood Lake Challenge Rowing Regatta on Saturday, March 24, from 9 to 11 a.m. Signups will be at the Club’s boathouse located at 69 Sterling Road, Greenwood Lake. Mail-in registration is available with a strict March 24 deadline to EARC, P.O. Box 301, Greenwood Lake, NY 10925. Registrants will be able to tour the boathouse and receive a brief introduction of the boats and additional equipment. The fee of $130 per rower covers weekly training sessions with experienced coaches. Rowers must commit to the six-week program and Race Day Sunday, June 3, beginning at 8 a.m. Men and women wishing to participate must be 18 years or older, of good health, able to swim, able to lift 35 pounds overhead and sign a required waiver. Every effort will be made to combine rowers in teams of four or eight based on preferred practice time, age, athletic ability and competitive desire. Participants will have the same team, coach and chosen practice time for the duration of the program. There is no limit to the number of years a rower can participate in this program. On-the-water training begins Sunday, April 22. There will be an optional indoor technical session for registered rowers in the program at the West Point Boat House on Saturday, April 14 at 9 a.m. for an additional small fee. Detailed information and mail-in registration forms are available at the club’s website www.eastarm.org or by calling 845 477-3076.