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Veterans Adaptive Rowing

NBC 5 News Memorial Day

Click here to Seth Vorrhees piece on Dallas United Crew's Veterans Adaptive program

CBS 11 Feature

Check out this video from CBS 11's Keith Russell featuring our adaptive athletes John Fay, Retired Army and David Graham, Retired Navy.

Engaging in Life Without Limits

Rowing offers tremendous health and wellness benefits for your mind, body, and spirit.

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Dallas United Crew is proud to be serving our Veterans. Rowing is a unique sport that provides those with disabilities both visible and invisible the opportunity to get back to nature and get on the water. 

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BENEFITS OF DUC VETERANS ROWING:

  • Challenging and FUN
  • Social support network
  • Builds strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Offers both recreational and competitive opportunities
  • Develops teamwork
  • Provides volunteer opportunities for our youth rowers
  • No charge to participants

 

Practice Times: Tuesday & Thursday 8 - 10am 

Location: DUC Boathouse, 417 E Lawther Dr. Dallas TX

 

MAKING WAVES AND MAKING HISTORY

We are proud of the veterans in our program.  We are making waves and making history!  In 2015, Dallas United Crew hosted the first ever rowing exhibition at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.  Additionally, our Veterans  were the first wheelchair athletes to race at the Heart of Texas Regatta - Austin, Texas.

Come Out And Row With Us At White Rock Lake!

 

 

Partnerships and Alliances

Dallas United Crew Awarded Grant From USRowing's 2020 Freedom Rows project

This is the sixth year that Dallas United Crew has been awarded USRowing’s 2017 Freedom Rows project grant. This grant is made possible with funding, in part, by the Department of Veterans Affairs.  The Grants for Adaptive Sports Programs for disabled Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces (ASG Program) provides grant funding to organizations to increase and expand the quantity and quality of adaptive sport activities disabled Veterans and members of the Armed Forces to participate in physical activity within their home communities, as well as more advanced Paralympic and adaptive sport programs at the regional and national levels.

Through the grant, USRowing has partnered with VA rehabilitation hospitals and USRowing members across the United States.