Adult Learn To Row


Update: This Course will now start on Tuesday 6th August

We teach the basic technique and rowing knowledge needed to start in the sport, completion of this will enable you to join one of our squads so you can continue to improve and grow in confidence. The course will be 10 sessions (approx. 2 hours per session) which will be held on Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoon.

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Update: This Course will now start on Tuesday 6th August

This ten-session course provides an introduction to the sport of Rowing, and it’s suitable for complete beginners to come and have a go (Age 17+). The course is based at our city centre club adjacent, to Exeter’s beautiful historic Quayside. You’ll spend most of your time out on the river getting to know the correct technique in the boats with one of our qualified coaches. However, we’ll spend time in our on-site rowing gym guiding you on the indoor rowing machine and boosting your fitness.

We put a strong emphasis on learning good technique; this helps to prevent injuries and also ensures a solid grounding in the basics of the sport. Our coaches will guide you on the next steps to take after the course to build your fitness and flourish in the sport. From recreational outings with friends to get on the water and racing competitively, there are lots of opportunities at all levels to take advantage of. Sport should be lots of fun, and of course, we’ll deliver this too. Book now below to save your space, and we’ll see you soon!


This course runs over the dates you select above, we understand that you may not be available for all session times. To develop the skills necessary to progress from the course we strongly encourage you to attend no less than 75% of scheduled sessions (you are of course welcome to attend 100% of the sessions!)

Sessions times are:

Tuesday: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday: 12:30pm – 2:30pm


Exe Water Sports Association,

62 Haven Banks Road,

Exeter, Devon, EX2 8DP


Payment is due at time of booking.

This fee is non-refundable unless we can fill the place, where possible we will aim to transfer you to another course.

After the Course

We hope you will have enjoyed learning to row and will want to continue rowing with the club. You will be invited to join the Club Squad or the Recreational Squad depending on what your own goals are within the sport.