High School Rowing

Ages 14-18: Designed for the novice and moderately experienced rower, and athletes at the "Learning to Row" and "Youth Rec" stages.  Athletes will train in groups during April and May and meet at the end of Mayfor the KRC High School Rowing Championships. See Registration page for detail.

Competitive Programs 

Individuals who race in RCA Sanctioned Regattas that fall under the categories of: Coxswains, Junior A, Junior B, Lightweight, Masters, Senior, Under 23

Summer Competitive

This is a program for seasoned rowers developing their skills as racers and high performance athletes. These individuals are training for national competitions and university varsity teams and train year round. These athletes may have at least 2-3 years of rowing experience or have come through the Youth Rec or High School programs. Practices occur in the morning and evening with weight training, 9-11 practices per week.. Must be recommended by coaches.

Private Lessons 

Designed to introduce individuals, or groups of individuals to the sport without committing to a program. Participation in private lessons can meet the skill requirements for a Rec program. Rates vary with group size and lesson duration. Please contact us for more information or to schedule a session.


We also offer High School Rowing in the spring; Spring Competitive; Adult Learn to Row; Fall Rowing and Winter Training. For details on these programs, please see the Club Captain.

Development & Rec Programs

Individuals who do not race in RCA Sanctioned Regattas that fall under the categories of: Adaptive, Corporate Challenge, High School, Learn-To-Row, Novice, Recreational, Touring

Youth Learn to Row

Youth (aged 13 to 17). Programs introduce boat handling, safety, the basic rowing stroke, and the art of rowing as a crew.  1.5 hours / 5 day -2 weeks program during August, with additional weeks optional.

Cost: $220+$20 RCA Fee for the 2 week program.  Additional single week $110/week

Youth Recreational

This program is for our junior athletes (13-17 years) that have some rowing experience and maybe interested in training for competitions at local non-sanctioned regattas. (Any RCA sanctioned regattas, rower must upgrade from Sport to Competitive).  Minimum of 3 participants necessary for this 8 week program, running Monday and Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 8pm

Cost $250+ $20 RCA Fee

Adult Recreational/University

This program is for experienced rowers or rowers who have taken the Adult Learn to Row who want to get a good, low-impact workout, train for the occasional local or regional race or just spend time rowing on the river while meeting new people in a fun and friendly atmosphere. 

Masters Recreational

Individuals who are experienced rowers and do not race in RCA Sanctioned Regattas that fall under the categories of: Adaptive, Corporate Challenge, High School, Learn-To-Row, Novice, Recreational, Touring.  Minimum of 3 participants necessary for this 8 week program running Wednesday and Friday evenings 6:30 to 8pm.

Cost $250+$20 RCA Fee  ($20 extra session for one)

What can I expect at a practice?

  • A warm up run or erg at coach's discretion
  • Stretches and briefing on practice
  • Main workout – May be a run, erg work, dry-land training, or on-water training
  • Debrief – what went well and what did not, pointers, information about upcoming practices

What do I bring to practice?

  • Appropriate clothing – Warm, a windbreaker for rain, workout clothes
  • A change of clothes – For rainy days or water time, a change of clothes may be needed
  • Running shoes – Both for erging and running
  • WATER – Hydration is important!! Drink water before, during and after practice!
  • 7/16th Wrenches

Other information

  • The cost of each program covers registration, Rowing Canada Insurance, coaching, and equipment use.
  • Additional costs may include team uniform, fees and costs associated with regattas, and travel.