Youth Introduction to Rowing - Beginner

Youth Introduction to Rowing is the perfect introduction for those who want to try the sport of rowing for the first time! This program will teach basic skills in rowing technique and boat handling with a focus on sculling boats. Come and see how fun and rewarding rowing can be!

This program is for those brand new to rowing.  Participants will learn the basic movements of the rowing stroke in sculling boats (single, double, quad).   We will review the following elements of the sport of rowing for the participants: basic movements of the stroke; oar grip; balance drills; safety; terminology.   This is a must for anyone wanting to move into more advanced rowing programs!

Below is the schedule for 2020. 

Spring Programs

REGISTRATION IS OPENfind registration and payment instructions on our website

Ages: 12-17

Days/Time: Monday - Friday 10:00am-12:00pm

YB-Spring1: March 16th-20th (Cancelled)

YB-Spring2: March 23rd-27th (Cancelled)

Summer Programs

REGISTRATION IS OPENfind registration and payment instructions on our website

Ages: 12-17

Days/Time: Monday - Friday 10:00am-12:00pm

YB-Summer1: June 29st- July3rd (Cancelled)

YB-Summer2: July 13th-17th (Cancelled)

YB-Summer3: July 20th-24th (Cancelled)

YB-Summer4: July 27th-July 31st (Cancelled)

YB-Summer5: August 10th-14th (Cancelled)

YB-Summer6: August 17th-21st (Cancelled) 

YB-Summer7: August 24th-28th (Cancelled)

YB-Summer8: August 31st-September 4th (Cancelled)

Fees: $168* + any applicable **Rowing Canada Fees

* Fees include GST

** Rowing Canada/Rowing BC fee ($35 until March 31, 2020, increasing to $39 April 1,2020) needs to be paid once per year (start of the year is April 1st).  For any subsequent programs this year you will not be required to pay the fee again. All RCA/RBC fees are to be included in the program fee payable to the Victoria City Rowing Club.