Valor Games Midwest Results
The 2014 Valor Games Midwest results and photos can be found here. Thanks to John Butsch for organizing the event, and LPBC's Tom Hall and Josie Humphreville for volunteering their time to make the event a success!
The Valor Games were Hosted by World Sport Chicago in partnership with the Chicago Park District, the SAVE Foundation, ISFA and US Paralympics. The event took place over 2.5 days, and included events in Track, Power-Lifting, Archery, Cycling and a 500 meter Virtual Rowing competition involving 50 of the 100 participating Wounded Warrior athletes.
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Lincoln Park Boat Club Chicago is partnering with Windward Boardshop to host the second annual SUP Sprint Series! The format will be 500m sprint in the lagoon - starting at the 250M and ending at the 750M mark. Two paddlers race at a time, with double elimination races to determine the winner. For the final race we might have heats with a semi and then a final round (single elimination).
Dates & Time: Aug 3, 10, 24 & Final race September 7th - All starting at 3pm
Registration: $40 per race, $130 for all 4. For now, the registration is open, but if we have a lot of people sign up we will break out by age and/or class.
Awards: Each week a winner will be awarded a prize! The Grand Winner, based on accumulative points, will receive $300 cash.
See http://supsprintseries.com/ for details!
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Chicago Sprints Regatta
Results are now available online. For a PDF of Chicago Sprints Results, use the link below:
Mark your calendars for Chicago Sprints!
Lincoln Park Boat Club invites rowers from around the world to come to the picturesque Lincoln Park Lagoon to compete in the 34th Annual Chicago Sprints, Saturday and Sunday, July 12th & 13th, 2014.
Since its inception in 1910, LPBC has hosted competitive rowing regattas on the lagoon and since 1980, those competitions have centered on the Chicago Sprints. This unique 1000-meter side-by-side, Henley style race is the largest sprint season regatta in the Midwest, and among the top five largest non-collegiate sprint regattas in the Nation.
For more details and to register, please visit Regatta Central
Come celebrate National Learn to Paddle Day with Lincoln Park Boat Club and Windward Boardshop. We are offering FREE Introduction to Paddleboarding sessions. All are welcome, regardless of experience or fitness level. Enjoy the Lincoln Park Lagoon, free food and drinks, and get a unique view of the Chicago skyline and have a day to remember!
Click here to sign up for time slots:
**Registration is full, but we still encourage you to come down and we'll do our best to get you on the water.
Come celebrate National Learn to Row Day with Lincoln Park Boat Club. LPBC is offering FREE Introduction to Rowing sessions for beginners interested in learning more about the sport. All are welcome, regardless of experience or fitness level. Enjoy the Lincoln Park Lagoon, get a unique view of the Chicago skyline and have a day to remember! Click here to learn more.
LPBC CIRC Results
The LPBC had a very successful day at the Chicago Indoor Rowing Championships yesterday. The fourteen rowers representing LPBC won five events at CIRC and brought home five 2nd place finishes.
Full results here: http://www.chicagoindoorrowing.com/
Have you ever wanted to do something your whole life and finally got a chance to do it? That is what happened to Noelle Neis on October 19th at the Lincoln Park Boat Club. Click here to read more.
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Upcoming Events and Classes:
Learn To Row, Learn to Scull, and Kayaking and Canoeing classes have been posted. Register on the Classes page.
Individual sculling, canoeing and kayaking lessons are also available.
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The mission of the Lincoln Park Boat Club is to make boating accessible, affordable, safe and fun for club associates and members of the Chicago metropolitan community.
The boathouse is located on the Lincoln Park Lagoon. In addition to offering calm, protected waters for rowers, scullers, and paddlers, the lagoon also has access to Lake Michigan for sea kayaking.
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