Outside magazine, September 1995
A scull costs anywhere from $1,500 to $8,000 and takes up a good bit of space in the garage, so most people don't jump into rowing with both oars. Instead, they join a rowing club, which gives access to equipment as well as instruction and camaraderie. This list is a start; for more names and numbers, call the U.S. Rowing Association at 317-237-5656.
Austin Rowing Club, Box 1741, Austin, TX 78767-1741; 512-472-0700.
Chicago River Rowing Association, 400 E. Randolph St., Suite 2527, Chicago, IL 60601; 312-616-0056.
Empire State Rowing Association Inc., Box 2916, Church St. Station, New York, NY 10008; 718-961-1788.
Mount Baker Rowing & Sailing, 3800 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle, WA 98118; 206-386-1913.
Newport Aquatic Center, 1 Whitecliff Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660; 714-646-7725.
Pennsylvania Athletic Club Rowing Association, 12 Kelly Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19130; 215-978-9458.
Quinsigamond Rowing Association Inc., 257 N. Quinsigamond Ave., Shrewsbury, MA 01545; 508-752-5501.
Rio Abajo Rowing Club, 1729 1õ2 Agua Fria St., Santa Fe, NM 87501; 505-986-0678.
Thompson's Boat Center, 2900 Virginia Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037; 202-333-4861.