Rowers will meet the coach on the water at a designated location. Some programs will have more than 1 meetup time. Sign-up for an entire class, multiple classes or single sessions in 1 or multiple classes. Programs are for LWRC Members. We are accepting new memberships for experienced 1x rowers. 


Thursday Mornings 6:30-8AM

October 1-November 19

Coach KC Dietz

We may not be racing the traditional Head races this Fall but that's no reason not to train! Join Coach Dietz on Thursday mornings to get fit for racing. She will have a workout plan and give you tips on how to improve your rowing! Meet at the gas dock at 5:45 all warmed up and ready to row.

This is a program for experienced, competitive leaning members.


Tuesday Evening 6-8:00

June 30- October 31

Coach Theresa Batty

This course for advanced rowers will focus on developing skills navigating, working in rough water and racing in Open Water events. LWRC has plenty of Open Water racing shells to use. 


You will meet Theresa on the water. She will communicate the meet-up location in email or on the coaching whiteboard across from the sink. 


Tues Morning 6-7:30

New: Tues Morning 8:00-9:30

Mon, Tues, Thur Evenings

New: Sat Morning 8:00-9:15

Class is for rowers hoping to develop a more efficient rowing stroke while also increasing speed. You will meet your coach on the water. 


The  Tuesday morning classes meet-up at the second set of steps in the ship canal. Meet at 6:00 for the first class and 8:00 for the second class warmed up and ready to row. 

The Saturday morning class meet-up location is the gas dock at 8:00AM. Come warmed up and ready to row.

In the evening, your our coach will communicate the meet-up location on the whiteboard.


Sun Morning 8:00-9:15

July 1-November 29

Coach Rachel Le Mieux

This class is for rowers wanting to develop a more efficient rowing stroke.


You will meet your coach on the water. Your coach will communicate the meet-up location either in email or on the coaching whiteboard across from the sink.


Monday Mornings 6:30-8:30

Fri Morning 7:00-8:30

Coach Andy Rees

Coach Brooke McCulloch

This class is designed for rowers newer to sculling who are rowing in wider, stable Aeros and Bays. You must pass a flip test, be able to handle a single safely in the waterways, and launch and land your boat. This class will focus on technique, balance and endurance with a goal of feeling empowered to row more independently. In addition to the coaching, you will have someone keeping an eye on you for safety. 


You will meet Andy or Brooke on the water. Andy or Brooke will communicate the meet-up location and time either in email or on the coaching whiteboard across from the sink. There may be more than one meet-up time during the session.


Saturday Mornings 6:30-8:30

June 27-September 12

Coach Bill Tytus

If you’re interested in racing and improving your rowing stroke this class is for you. Bill Tytus, owner of Pocock Racing Shells and champion singles sculler, is coaching an advanced class exploring the technical aspects of how to make your boat go faster.

You will meet Bill on the water at the gas dock. There will be two meet-up times during the session. The first meet-up time will be at 6:30 and is intended for faster rowers. The second meet-up time is 7:30. You are welcome to attend both sessions. Please warm-up before arriving at the gas dock.

He will send email before class with reading materials and special instructions. Reading materials from previous classes can be found on the LWRC Blog


Private Coaching

for 1 or 2 Rowers 

Sign up for a private lesson. Each lesson is for 90 minutes. To sign-up, select the Private Coaching button and purchase a private lesson or a package of lessons. Contact Coach AmyAndy, Hugh,  KC, RachelStella, or Theresa to schedule a time. They are all happy to work with anyone, at any level. To learn more about our coaches, Visit to our Coach Profile page.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Private Lessons are available to LWRC members only. 


Why Row at Lake Washington?


An amazing boathouse in the heart of Fremont, modern equipment, a full gym, a lounge and a lot of flexibility and freedom make Lake Washington unique.


We offer a number of masters rowing programs throughout the year that cater to different experience levels and schedules. Our experienced coaches teach in small groups.


Lake Washington is a supportive community of athletes who are passionate about rowing. We drive each other to be better rowers and have fun together on and off the water.


Lake Washington Rowing Club is the oldest rowing club in Seattle with a rich history and a long legacy of teaching the art of rowing. The club is entirely run by volunteers. 

Do you have any questions?

Want to learn more about our rowing programs or some advice on which program may be best suited for you? Get in touch with us and we are happy to answer your questions.

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Photos kindly donated by Andy Rees.