MetroParks rowing toward more opportunities

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A partnership between Five Rivers MetroParks and the U.S. Rowing team launched a first program of its kind Monday in Dayton.

The Dayton Regional Rowing provides athletes new opportunities and enhancing region’s outdoor recreation offerings. It will help boost opportunities for all outdoor enthusiasts not just rowers said Five Rivers MetroParks Executive Director Becky Benná.

The designation will complement the Dayton region’s status as the Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest, Benná said. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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