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Seeing More of Long Island’s Shore

Seeing More of Long Island’s Shore

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The waters of Nassau County are more accessible to the paddling public thanks to the recently completed South Shore Blueway Trail. The trail, which extends 18 miles from the western border of the Town of Hempstead to the border of Nassau and Suffolk counties along the south shore, provides a 21,100-acre recreation area for paddle- […]

Rowing and Growing

Rowing and Growing

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Manny Delgado wants everyone to get out on the water. As program director and coach of the Sagamore Rowing Association (SRA) based in Oyster Bay, he’s shaping the association to be completely open and accommodating. “Anyone who wants to row, we want to make it happen,” he says. “We find a way to say […]

Rowing and Paddling Fitness

Rowing and Paddling Fitness

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Has running on the treadmill day after day at the gym become tiresome? Does your local area lack appealing pathways for a scenic or lengthy bike ride? Or are you just seeking a new way to enjoy the outdoors and get in a great workout at the same time? If your answer is yes […]

Sebago Canoe Club

Sebago Canoe Club

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. The entrance to the Sebago Canoe Club of Brooklyn lets you know what it’s all about immediately—it’s a door in the shape of a wave. The sort of symbol that Elvis Presley might have used at the entrance to Graceland, the wave proclaims that beyond the door lies the gateway to fun outdoors! The […]

Five Easy Steps to Enjoy a Crew Race

Five Easy Steps to Enjoy a Crew Race

June 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Look up “rowing” on Google and you’ll find two definitions: “the sport of rowing a racing shell” and “a group of people who work closely together, in a job that is technically difficult or dangerous.” As far as I’m concerned, both of these are correct! The sport of rowing (also known as “crew”) requires intense focus because each rower must coordinate their movements precisely with those of the rower in front of them.

Rowing for Wellness & Sport

Rowing for Wellness & Sport

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

When Alfred Lozito started to suffer from back problems, he knew he would have to cut back significantly on two of his most active pursuits: running and skiing. Disappointed he could no longer maintain his regular exercise regime, he began to search for a new way to stay healthy, and surprisingly found comfort on Long Island’s waters.