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Learn to row or just take out a boat! Start rowing at the Pocock Rowing Center in Seattle today.

School is back in session, so we caught up with our favorite, retired SAAS teacher, Bill Woodman, for tips on how to be a more effective and efficient learner. Here’s what he suggests!


I was asked about my recommendation for an approach to a long term project, and in most cases this is something on the order of the dreaded TERM PAPER.

The model I have used in the past and the one I recommend has been around for a while…

09.27.2017 /// by Karla Landis /// Erg Ed

Meet the Gates Foundation and CityMD  ‒ Two very different organizations, Global Development and Emergency Medicine, with the same goal: to WIN the 2017 Corporate Cup. Or at the least, to finish the 500m rowing sprint with their smiles and integrity firmly intact.

Eight employees from each organization have spent the summer learning to row and gearing up to compete in the Corporate Cup Regatta. The race takes place tomorrow, August 19th…

08.17.2017 /// by Emily Smalligan /// Pocock Foundation

“In rowing, it’s ok to look back as long as you keep moving forward.”Arshay Cooper, award winning author, motivational speaker, and rower

We’ve all heard of team building. Perhaps you think of a ropes course, a picnic, or an escape room. Or you think of a large conference room with awkward ice breakers and trust falls. We are not talking about any of those. We are talking about rowing.

Rowing is a powerful example of teamwork…

07.02.2017 /// by Mary Richardson /// Pocock Foundation

This month, in their 60th anniversary, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition awarded 60 leaders from around the country who improve the lives of others within their community through sports, physical activities, fitness, and nutrition-related programs. The Pocock Foundation is proud to share that our own Karla Landis, Deputy Director and pioneer of the Row to the Future Initiative, received one of these 2016 Community Leadership Awards.

“Ms. Landis has worked to consistently promote opportunities…

05.31.2016 /// by Haley Sive /// Erg Ed

At the 8th Annual Benefit Breakfast on March 18th, guests walked through a gallery, “Journey through Rowing”, which illustrated the path that many young people in our region take as they learn to row.

Learning to Row at School

Artist: Margaret Nicoisia
In the first semester of the ‘15-’16 school year, about 2,000 students learned how to row for the first time on an indoor rowing machine. They didn’t have to drive to a new place or register for…

03.23.2016 /// by Haley Sive /// Erg Ed

Upcoming Events

USRowing Northwest Junior Championships
Vancouver, WA
Friday, May 19 - Sunday, May 21

George Pocock Day
Seattle, WA
Saturday, July 15

Evening on the Docks | Renton Rowing Center Benefit
Renton, WA
Saturday, July 29

Corporate Cup Regatta
Green Lake in Seattle, WA
Saturday, August 19

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