There is no shortage of outdoor activities in Waco | Waco today

He also sees the potential of rowing to reach not only elite competitors, but also adults and students in the region, such as Waco Rowing Club manager Matt Scheuritzel.

“Ultimately, our club intends to send a dozen male and female athletes from all local school districts to top American universities through rowing scholarships,” said Scheuritzel. “Our goal is that over the next year or so, the citizens of Waco will watch their own youth rank and compete alongside the Brazos with elite rowers from universities across the country and current and aspiring Olympians.”

It encourages adults with previous rowing experience or anyone interested in learning the sport to come and try it.

“We have memberships available and have ordered top rated equipment and boats from one of the best boat builders in the world, Hudson Boatworks,” he said.

The Waco Rowing Club can be found on Facebook.

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If running, biking, and watersports aren’t enough, there’s always a place for outdoor yoga, horseshoes at Brazos Park East, disc golf at five local courses, and even shooting range. the arch.

The Waco Disc Golf Association recently installed three nine-hole courses at Dewey Park, Amsler Park in McGregor and the new Trailblazer Park on the Cotton Belt Trail. The Brazos Parks East course will host a professional competition from March 11-13. In this event, more than 80,000 pro members will play on 9,000 courses around the world. ESPN will broadcast some of the disc golf, according to course coordinator Joey Harrell.