Learn to Scull
Learn to Scull 1 & 2
In the third course (Learn to Scull 1) you will start sculling (two oars per person). During the first two courses you have learnt the basics of sweep rowing (one oar per person).
Learn to Scull 1 & 2
Overview of the course:
• 4 person stable rowing boat
• 1 hour per class (Evening or Weekend) or 1h15 per class (Midweek)
• Coaching and mentoring by our qualified coaches
• Wonderful tours through the canals in the center of Amsterdam
Every course is during 8 weeks. Learn to Scull 2 program picks up where Learn to Scull 1 left off. Deepen your rowing knowledge and skills during this eight-week course.
At the end of this course you will have a basic knowledge of:
• Theoretic and practical knowledge of sculling technique
• Material awareness and handling our rowing boats
• Safety and navigation rules
When you have finished both of the rowing courses Learn to Scull, you can go to the Advanced course!
Frequently asked questions
What is a rowing course and how does it work?
At 6 times in the year, a rowing course of 8 weeks starts. You can sign up individually. We will schedule you together a team of up to 4 people. You can also compose a team of 4 people yourself.
I've never rowed before. For which rowing course can I register the best?
The Learn to Row course 1 for a team.
What happens if I complete the Learn to Scull course 1?
You can then sign up for the follow-up course: The Learn to Scull course 2. In the second course you learn to make some more speed.
And after the Learn to Scull course 2?
Then you can start with the Advanced rowing courses.
Where can I sign up for a rowing course?
On the homepage, as well as on the page of the relevant course.
When will I receive a confirmation of my registration in a team?
After completing and submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation in the mail that the form has been sent. In the week preceding the course you will receive an email with the day and time we have been able to schedule you. After that you will receive an email with the invoice for the rowing course.
I am going on holiday during the course, but want to row. Is that possible?
With the exception of the Learn to Row course 1, existing customers can book a separate extra lesson. You then call us on that day (morning from 8:30 am and evening from 4:30 pm) so the head coach can see if there is a place available in a team with the same level of experience. The price of a loose lesson is €21,-.
Do lessons proceed in bad weather?
Yes! Rowing is an outdoor sport that has proceeds in all weather types. Also with rainy and windy conditions. If the weather is so bad that we cannot proceed outside, an alternative program will be organized.
Should I be able to swim?
In order to participate in all rowing activities at the Rowing center, you must be in possession of swimming diploma A (or similar).
Are there also rowing courses for juniors?
For children aged 10 to 14 years we have special youth rowing courses. You can read more about this under the heading ‘ Courses ‘. In addition we organize in the holidays ‘Splashweken’ for youth.
What is the refund policy?
When signing up for the rowing course you agree to the Terms and Conditions. Once you are scheduled for the course there is no refund of the amount possible. The withdrawal of the course is possible up to 2 weeks before the course starts. We will charge an amount of €25,- administration fees in that case.