Minnesota Boat Club   Rowing in St. Paul since 1870

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04/03/2014 07:48

Learn to row! Class schedules and registration now available

Registration is now open for the 2014 Learn to Row classes.  For adults, we will be offering 5 sessions consisting of 8 classes over 2 1/2 weeks. Learn more and register. For youth ages 13 - 18, we will be offering three introductory classes on Saturdays. You only need to attend one session,...

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03/31/2014 22:24

Dock installation postponed to Saturday, April 12 at 9 a.m.!

Spring apparently isn't so eager to arrive after all! With the forecast now predicting significant snow for Friday, conditions are likely to be unsafe for installing the dock. So, we will now plan to install the dock on Saturday, April 12. Please try to arrange your schedules so you can be there to...

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03/31/2014 22:22

2014 membership forms now available

Rowing season is getting close, which means it's time to fill out your 2014 membership forms. Look for the forms in the mail, or download them here. And remember, the MBC Annual Meeting is Sunday, April 27.

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03/31/2014 22:11

Donate to the purchase of club oars

Based on feedback and observations, new oars were identified as the #1 equipment need for 2014. The "fund-a-need" at the annual gala in December raised enough to purchase 3.5 sets of sculling oars and 2 sweep oars. However, the club needs 4 sets of sculls and 10 sweeps, which will require an...

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03/24/2014 10:55

Power yoga for rowers - second session starts April 6

A 10-week Power Yoga will be offered at the boat club starting in April. Classes are designed specifically for rowers to improve your flexibility, stability, recovery and mental focus this 2014 rowing session! Class details Two class times will be offered: Sundays at 11 a.m. from April 6 - June...

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02/28/2014 11:31

Annual meeting set for April 27

Learn about the upcoming rowing season and programming changes at the Minnesota Boat Club's annual meeting on Sunday, April 27 at the boathouse. The social hour and potluck dinner begins at 5 p.m. and the annual meeting begins at 6 p.m. The meeting this year will also feature safety information...

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02/28/2014 11:26

MBC featured in Vietnam-era novel

The Minnesota Boat Club is the thematic center of a recently released Vietnam War era novel by former MBC member Roland Menge The novel opens at the Minnesota Boat Club in spring of 1967 and returns to it several times throughout the story. The novel is available as a free pdf online or for Kindle....

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02/28/2014 11:24

Road closures due to Get Lucky race on March 15

If you're planning to go to the boathouse on March 15, please pay attention to road closures due to the Get Lucky race. Information about road closures is avaialble here: www.getluckytc.org/neighborhood-info-detours.html 

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02/10/2014 17:18

Yoga at the Minnesota Boat Club

In February, we will be offering two six-week power yoga sessions at the boat club! Lisa Albert-Tholkes, a rower turned yoga instructor, will be leading the classes that will be developed with rowing in mind. Class schedule The sessions are: Monday evenings at 6 p.m., February 17 through March...

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11/27/2013 08:11

Jump, jive and row! Join us for the annual MBC Gala on December 7

Raspberry Island is home away from home where the 143-year-old tradition of entertaining MBC rowers, their families and friends continues. Swing with your fellow buddies and gals and let great entertainment dance your legs. The annual MBC gala and auction fundraiser is Saturday, December 7, 2013....

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