Kids can build oars power free

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Bunbury Rowing Club skipper Mitchell Oliver is one of several passionate officials keen to help promote rowing in Bunbury.
Camera IconBunbury Rowing Club skipper Mitchell Oliver is one of several passionate officials keen to help promote rowing in Bunbury. Credit: Justin Fris

The Bunbury Rowing Club is expanding into exiting new territory, according to club president Mike McDonald.

With a desire to raise the profile of rowing in the South West, the BRC has elected to provide a free program for children, which gives them a taste of the sport.

“We were very fortunate to be a beneficiary from the Chefs’ Long Table Charity Lunch — along with funding from Rowing Australia,” McDonald said.

“This has allowed us to put on free programs for the youngsters. It is perfect for primary school-aged students.

“It is low impact, requires a lot of thinking, and requires a lot of core strength.”

As part of the free program on offer, students are able to develop their fitness, develop proper technique in the gym along learning the importance of teamwork.

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