Kansas Rowing to Host Dedication and Open House at New Boathouse

Feb. 10, 2009

LAWRENCE, Kan.—Kansas rowing will host an open house at the new Kansas Rowing Boathouse at Burcham Park on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 1-4 p.m. The event coincides with the 40-year celebration of women’s sports at KU.

The dedication of the boathouse will take place at 1:30 p.m. Chancellor Robert Hemenway, Athletics Director Lew Perkins and rowing head coach Rob Catloth will give remarks on the boathouse, as will select members of the student body.

The event is open to the public and members of the rowing team will be giving tours of the new facility throughout the day.

Directions to Burcham Park: From the Kansas Turnpike (I – 70) take West Lawrence exit #202. Go through first stop light, turn left at 4th Street. Take 4th Street to the third stop sign, turn left on Indiana Street Follow Indiana Street two blocks, then turn right into Burcham Park at 2nd and Indiana.