Rowing lessons available, for youth through adults

The Shelton Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with Yale Community Rowing, will offer week-long rowing programs at the Gilder Boathouse on the Housatonic River in Derby.

Participants will receive instruction on indoor rowing machines, then on specially-designed training barges used on the water.

Ages 10-18: Monday-Thursday, June 30 through July 3, 9:15-10 a.m. Free.

Adults: Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m., July 21-July 25, and another session July 28- Aug. 1, 7-8 a.m., $50.

No prior experience is needed. For information, call 203-432-0311 or