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The Wenatchee Row & Paddle Club is the only facility of its kind in the upper Columbia River. For those who live in the Wenatchee area, we are at most a 10-minute drive away. And thanks to the Loop Trail, which travels right by our facility, we are within biking distance of the entire metro area.
Just as our name implies, we cater to both rowers and paddlers. Within our club, those who enjoy these amateur sports possess various skill levels. While most of our members row and paddle recreationally for fitness, we do have some who train for and compete in Masters Sweep Rowing.
For more on rowing and paddling, see the pages under the 'ACTIVITIES' pulldown menu, at top.
To explore the full range of human-powered activities available in the greater Wenatchee area, visit the Wenatchee Outdoors website and contribute to the Outdoor Forum.
National Learn to Row Day
June 4, 2016
The Wenatchee Master's Crew welcomes you to learn to row on the beautiful Columbia River. This fun and informative two-hour introduction will teach you the basics - equipment, the stroke, rowing commands, and rowing safety. Last year's programs filled up fast. Don't miss out!
Contact RowWenatchee@gmail.com to sign up and let us know your time preference. We will assign you to a 2 hour time slot starting on the hour sometime between 8am and 2pm. We will do our best to accommodate you, but may need to assign you on a space available basis.
Location: Bottom of 9th Street - Linden Tree Area in Wenatchee, WA. Join us by the historic boat barn.
Risk/medical/photo release required (we will provide). Age 13-18 requires parental consent. Must be able to swim.
Kayaks, Surf Skis, Canoes
and Stand-up Paddle Boards
Two informal kayaking groups paddle on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings. The Tuesday Morning group paddles year 'round, with start times varying with the season, and is open to those with intermediate or higher skill level. The Wednesday Evening group is open to all skill levels, including beginners, but due to seasonal daylight limitations, runs only from mid-April through mid-September.
If you are a beginner, or have never paddled before please contact Yvette Matson at email@example.com for more information. Kim George will gladly tell you more about the Tuesday paddle group. Email Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org
Getting out on the Columbia River provides amazing views of not only the Cascade Mountains and foothills but also of the metropolitan area. Wildlife is frequently spotted on the shorelines, including in the habitat-rich Horan Wildlife Area adjacent to the Columbia's confluence with the Wenatchee River.