RowDallas is a program to make the sport of rowing more accessible to Dallas youth, helping students to succeed on and off the water. RowDallas is a strategic collaboration between Dallas United Crew, Dallas ISD, the City of Dallas and Dallas Park and Recreation.
To drive greater inclusion and diversity in rowing, we are breaking down the barriers to participation:
We will help students succeed on and off the water through rowing and academic coaching.
Succeeding on the water: Rowing is a sport that builds fitness, yet also can have a positive impact on emotional wellbeing as rowing is the epitome of a team sport with 8 individuals pulling together to move the boat forward as one.
Succeeding off the water: Our program provides after school academic assistance to students which is a key RowDallas differentiator vs. other area rowing programs. For middle school rowers, our goals are:
RowDallas is working. Current 2019-2020 academic year: