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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Ages 18 and older can Learn to Row in class beginning March 2

MCAC Fitness Rowing

Adults can row, row, row their way to fitness and health with an  exercise class being offered beginning in early February  at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Mill Creek Activity Center.

Titled Fitness Learn to Row,  this moderate-intensity class is for ages 18 and older. Participants will earn the basics of indoor rowing with the Kansas City Rowing Club. Rowing is a full-body, low-impact, high-intensity workout. It uses 84 percent of your muscle groups, with an emphasis on legs. Rowing is an excellent way to improve your general fitness and conditioning and can be used as a low-impact leg recovery. Our coaches will teach the proper use of the equipment and proper technique. We’ll introduce you to ways to measure your progress, teach rowing drills to improve strength and endurance, and offer strategies to add rowing to your fitness plan.

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under adult and then under fitness & health. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search,  look for the keyword “fitness.”

This class will take place at  9 a.m. on  Saturdays beginning March 2 at the  Mill Creek Activity Center, 6518 Vista Drive, Shawnee. The cost for four 50-minute sessions is $100 per person for Johnson County residents or $110 for nonresidents. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359 or register online at 

The My JCPRD Activities catalog  is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches. 

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