This week we're jumping back a few years and taking a look at the magnificent Kansas University Boathouse! Completed in January of 2009, the Kansas Rowing Boathouse sits near the Kansas River in Lawrence's Burcham Park. Nestled into a grove of cottonwood trees, the design maximizes river views and capitalizes on natural light to provide daylight in the team room throughout the day. The 14,000 square foot facility was dedicated on February 28, 2009.Built to withstand a flood event of eight
With the Olympics kicking off this weekend, we thought it would be nice to take a look inside one of the facilities these world class athletes call home for their Olympic preparations. As you would imagine, it's pretty out of this world
In the past few months, SSRS has had the pleasure of working with one of the fastest growing and exciting rowing organisations in the US. Founded on a vision to support, promote, and expand the sport of rowing, RowAmerica is setting the standard in club development around a model of a centralized administration that creates nurturing environments for athletes and coaches alike, and puts high priority on safety. With additional faculties as a boat distributor, equipment manufacturer, and repair provider, RowAmerica can
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If your boathouse seems to be outgrowing it’s current form and fit-out, you will benefit from having a look at the SSRS Boathouse Action Plan. A simple way to breakdown how best to spend your club’s time and money, that will also provide the greatest long term benefit to you. In a Part 1, we discussed steps 1 and 2 - here’s a quick recap: Your first and most important step requires thinking in advance and anticipating the future needs and desires
How does the boathouse of your dreams look? What features does it have to give your rowers the best possible conditions to excel? In a series of posts about extraordinary boathouses, we give you a chance to dream. Take a moment to admire and be inspired by the WMS boathouse on the Chicago River run by the Chicago Rowing Foundation. WMS boathouse on Chicago River [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3"
This boathouse quarterly post we're taking a look at the stylish and vast boathouse at The University of Tennessee. A Tour We explored their tour video and noticed a great rundown of boathouse needs as well as the chance to admire the place first hand
The Fontana Boathouse: a tribute to architect Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright is a acclaimed architect who passed away on April 9th in 1959. His designs however have lived on. Finishing construction and opening in 2007, the Buffalo, NY Fontana Boathouse was built from a design started in 1905. This achievement came about when several rowing friends banded together. They combined his design with their vision of a waterfront hotspot for rowers, the public and especially tourism. Lloyd Wright’s work focuses