Abbotsford’s Fraser Valley Rowing Club open for summer

The FVRC is offering Learn to Row sessions for new paddlers all summer long.

The FVRC is offering Learn to Row sessions for new paddlers all summer long.

The Fraser Valley Rowing Club is inviting all locals to hit the water.

The club is offering Learn to Row programs throughout the summer to individuals of all ages.

The Learn to Row program includes eight on-the-water rowing lessons from trained coaches, with programs beginning at the start of each month. Lessons occur on the Sumas River near the Barrowtown Pump Station. The FVRC offers quads, doubles and single boats for racing and recreation.

The club offers both recreational and competitive rowing programs. The FVRC is a volunteer-based non-profit organization that focuses on the development of athletes of all ages by providing the equipment and instruction to learn, enjoy and compete in the sport of rowing. The FVRC boathouses are situated on the Sumas River near the No.3 Road exit between Abbotsford and Chilliwack.

For more information on the program or the club, visit fraservalleyrowing.com or contact them at fraservalleyrowing@gmail.com.