Tag: boat building

Feb 22, 3-5pm Community Boat Build

The LRWP seeks volunteers to help us construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 25, 2021. No experience required. This is an “in person” build session at our shop location at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick across from the New Brunswick train station (the former Fresh Grocer site). Volunteers will learn through hands-on activities.

Registration required. All participants will be expected to wear masks and comply with COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

Registration limited to four (4) participants at each session.

More about the project here.

Feb 15, 2-5pm Community Boat Build

The LRWP seeks volunteers to help us construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 25, 2021. No experience required. This is an “in person” build session at our shop location at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick across from the New Brunswick train station (the former Fresh Grocer site). Volunteers will learn through hands-on activities.

Registration required. All participants will be expected to wear masks and comply with COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

Registration limited to four (4) participants at each session.

More about the project here.

Feb 13, 10-noon Community Boat Build

The LRWP seeks volunteers to help us construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 25, 2021. No experience required. This is an “in person” build session at our shop location at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick across from the New Brunswick train station (the former Fresh Grocer site). Volunteers will learn through hands-on activities.

Registration required. All participants will be expected to wear masks and comply with COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

Registration limited to four (4) participants at each session.

More about the project here.

Feb 13, 8-10am Community Boat Build

The LRWP seeks volunteers to help us construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 25, 2021. No experience required. This is an “in person” build session at our shop location at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick across from the New Brunswick train station (the former Fresh Grocer site). Volunteers will learn through hands-on activities.

Registration required. All participants will be expected to wear masks and comply with COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

Registration limited to four (4) participants at each session.

More about the project here.

Feb 8, 2-5pm Community Boat Build

The LRWP seeks volunteers to help us construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 25, 2021. No experience required. This is an “in person” build session at our shop location at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick across from the New Brunswick train station (the former Fresh Grocer site). Volunteers will learn through hands-on activities.

Registration required. All participants will be expected to wear masks and comply with COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

Registration limited to four (4) participants at each session.

More about the project here.

Feb 6, 10-noon Community Boat Build

The LRWP seeks volunteers to help us construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 25, 2021. No experience required. This is an “in person” build session at our shop location at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick across from the New Brunswick train station (the former Fresh Grocer site). Volunteers will learn through hands-on activities.

Registration required. All participants will be expected to wear masks and comply with COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

Registration limited to four (4) participants at each session.

More about the project here.

February 6, 8-10am Community Boat Build

The LRWP seeks volunteers to help us construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 25, 2021. No experience required. This is an “in person” build session at our shop location at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick across from the New Brunswick train station (the former Fresh Grocer site). Volunteers will learn through hands-on activities.

Registration required. All participants will be expected to wear masks and comply with COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

Registration limited to four (4) participants at each session.

More about the project here.

Feb 1, 2-5pm Community Boat Build

The LRWP seeks volunteers to help us construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 25, 2021. No experience required. This is an “in person” build session at our shop location at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick across from the New Brunswick train station (the former Fresh Grocer site). Volunteers will learn through hands-on activities.

Registration required. All participants will be expected to wear masks and comply with COVID-19 social distancing protocol.

Registration limited to four (4) participants at each session.

More about the project here.

Rowing on the Raritan Boat Building Project

The LRWP’s new “Rowing on the Raritan Boat Building Project” seeks volunteers to participate in boat-building to provide the inaugural fleet of a community-based rowing program on the Raritan River. The goal is to construct two cedar strip rowing boats during a 90-day building period beginning the week of January 24, 2021. No experience required. Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn through hands-on activities, as well as through live-streaming and recorded instructional sessions.

We are now taking registrations for our “soft” launch the week of January 25. Each time slot is limited to four (4) participants.
Boat build activities will take place at 100 Kirkpatrick Street in New Brunswick, NJ (the former Fresh Grocer site across from the New Brunswick train station).
Feel free to participate as “observer” – watch our volunteers build the boats via street-level windows.

Requirements for Participation:   

Age 18+

No boat-building experience required

Free to register and participate

Participants will be screened at the beginning of each shop session and expected to follow Covid-19 Safety Protocol.

Volunteer Dates and Times (Please register via our events page):

Mon 2-5:00 p.m.Wed 3-5:00 p.m.Wed 5-7:00 p.m.Sat 8-10:00 a.m.Sat 10-12:00 a.m.
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With thanks to Derek Hartwick-Head Rowing Coach- U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the New Brunswick Parking Authority for their partnership on this project.