About the Program
Youth Rowing School - Learn to Row:
This beginner program is designed to teach boys and girls ages 10 – 14 the basics of rowing in an 8 person shell with coxswain. Included will be conditioning techniques along with on water instruction. When the weather is inclement fitness oriented on-land activities will be provided. A swimming safety test is required.
Youth Rowing School - Advanced:
This program, with a low student to instructor ratio, is designed for boys and girls ages 12 - 17 who have participated in at least 1 session of the Learn to Row program or similar or by recommendation of a rowing coach. The Advanced Program focuses on sculling and small boat instruction, as well as, training and conditioning for rowing and sculling. The program is designed for those who want to further build their rowing skills and fitness level. Secondary school athletes who want to develop sculling and small boat skills are also invited to attend. A swimming safety test is required.
The Swim Test for the third session will take place on August 9 ( the first day of the session). Parents will be contacted regarding the time of arrival, COVID-19 protocols (i.e., mask requirements) closer to the time.
Parents paying by etransfer: Please include your child's name (or children's names) and the session(s) [i.e., 1, 2, and/or 3] that they are attending in the comment/message space available in your etransfer application.
Once your child is registered, please order a Youth Rowing School T-Shirt, which is included in the cost of the registration.
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Youth Rowing School Instructors
St. Catharines Rowing Club provides rowing programs for Ages 10 and up in the Spring, Summer and Fall seasons. Athletes may start with Youth Rowing School, proceed on to High School Rowing, Club Rowing and Adult Master programs. Athletes are developed to compete at National and international levels if they choose to pursue those goals.