Adult Rowing Classes to begin June 21, 2011

Adult Rowing Classes to begin June 21, 2011

TAMPA, Fla. - Have you ever watched rowers gliding along the surface of the water and wished you could do that? Now you can!

The Stewards Foundation, Inc. will hold an Adult Rowing Class beginning June 21,, 2011… The Class will consist of (10) ten lessons and will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30PM and Saturday’s at 7:30 AM. The class dates are as follows: June, 21, 23,25,28,30. July 2,5,6,7, and 12th.

The Stewards classes are designed to give everyone a taste of rowing. Except having the ability to swim, you need no other previous athletic experience. Anyone over the age of 12 is welcome to try the sport. (Parents must accompany anyone under 18, please)

“Rowing is a lifetime sport.  It is low impact, fun and can be highly competitive,” notes Tom Feaster, a member of the Board of Directors of the US Rowing Association and President of The Stewards Foundation. Tom, a Hall of Fame Athlete at Marietta College, will serve as the Head Coach for this program. Coach Feaster’s resume of accomplishments as a coach includes national championships at both the scholastic and collegiate levels.

During these ten (10) lessons, novices will learn how to handle a boat and oars, experience the parts of the stroke on a rowing machine, and then get out on the water.  The fee for the entire ten (10) classes is $300.00 and is to be paid to The Stewards Foundation, Inc. prior to the first lesson. The Stewards is a 501 (c) 3 charitable corporation.

Reservations are on a first come- first serving basis and space is limited so please email or call today. To sign up for this class, please contact Stewards Vice President and coach Denny Antram at (813) 205-4013 or email  The Stewards Boat House located at 1007 North within Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park. The Park is at the intersection of Cypress Street and North Blvd. It is positioned on the west side of the Hillsborough River. For more information on Rowing in Tampa please visit