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Olympia Area Rowing Association
Olympia Area Rowing is a rowing club on Budd Inlet, one of the southernmost arms of Puget Sound, in Washington state. The club rows year-round on water that is comparatively flat most of the time.
OAR promotes and provides competitive and recreational rowing for adults and youth in the local community, fostering sportsmanship, teamwork, athleticism, and camaraderie.
Sweep rowing and sculling for beginners and experienced rowers
Learn to Row Sweep Class (learn to row in an 8-person boat with a coxswain);
Basic Sculling Class (learn to row in single shells)
Experienced rowers program:
Masters Sweeps (8+s and 4+s)
Masters Scullers (2xs and 4xs)
Boathouse and Equipment
OAR's boathouse is located at the Port of Olympia's Swantown Marina. The club owns a fleet of 8+s, 4+s, quads, doubles and singles, along with sweep and sculling oars and a collection of Concept 2 ergometers (rowing machines).
A member-elected Board of Directors governs OAR. The Board oversees the volunteer work of a group of standing committees that are defined in the club's bylaws.
Red, black and white. The club's oar blade is white with a red triangular tip separated by a black chevron.