Summer Brigantine Rowing Club programs

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The Brigantine Rowing Club, home of Holy Spirit High School Girls Crew, will hold signups for its summer rowing programs on 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 16 and Saturday, June 23. Registration will take place at the club's boathouse on Bayshore Avenue at Sixth Street, Brigantine.

People who live outside of Brigantine can participate. All participants must be able to swim. Youth and high school rowers will be given a swimming test. The following summer programs are offered:

Youth rowing - Boys and girls who are going into seventh, eighth or ninth grades can learn the basic skills of rowing. The program helps kids who want to row in high school get a head start. The group meets 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 26.

High school rowing - Teenagers who are already rowing on high school crews can receive coaching to improve their technique and build stamina. High school rowers meet 6-8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 26.

The fee for both programs is $50 for Brigantine residents and $75 for others. For information call the Rowing Club boathouse at (609) 266-6193.

Adult rowing - Adults who want to learn how to row, or get back in a boat if they've rowed before, can come to the club in the evenings. The adult group meets 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting June 25.

The fee is $125. For information call Tony Molinari at (609) 266-1024.

Adaptive rowing - The Brigantine Rowing Club offers an adaptive rowing program, which enables children and adults with disabilities to experience the thrill of being on the water. Boats are modified to enable people with special needs to row. Adaptive rowing is offered 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays starting June 25. The fee is $50. For information call Anthony Phillips at (609) 412-2627.

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