Summer Season

June to end of July

The VCRC Junior Competitive rowing program focuses on developing technical and competitive skills and fitness for rowers at all levels, from novice  to elite. 

Prerequisite: completion of the Fall school season, an Introduction to Rowing program, Youth Summer Camp or equivalent. VCRC is happy to arrange custom Introduction to Rowing lessons for youth who wish to register for the coming season but do not meet the prerequisite.
Joining VCRC for the summer from another program?
VCRC  welcomes rowers who are in Victoria for the summer only or joining VCRC from a school program (e.g., CSI, Brentwood, Shawnigan, SMU). Please contact the VCRC Junior Head Coach if you will be joining the program after the season start date. 
REGISTER NOWNot sure how to register? Visit the VCRC Registration page for complete instructions. To assist with planning, please register by May 24, 2020 . A $50 late fee will apply to registrations after this date. 
2020 PROGRAM DATES AND FEES ** June 8th-August 2nd, 2020
Jr A athletes (U19) Green (6 practices/wk):  Fee: $525.00*  OR White (4 practices/wk): Fee $378.00*

Jr B athletes (U17): 5 practices/wk. Fee: $462.00* 

Jr C athletes (U15): 3 practices/wk. Fee: $320.25* 
Coxswain Fee: $204.75* (includes GST)
* Plus $35 annual RCA/RBC fee. The RCA Web Registration site will determine the RCA/RBC fees that are owing and then adjust the fee to be paid.
** all fees include GST
Mandatory Volunteer Bond – please submit a separate cheque for $100.00, postdated June 30th, 2020, or provide bank or credit card information to the Club Manager. If you cannot volunteer, just write “cash it” on the cheque.  Please include athlete's name on all cheques!
Jr. A Boys  Green (6 practices) - M, T,Th, F 4:00-6:15 pm; Sunday 8:45-10:45 am and 12:00-2:00 pm
Jr. A Boys White (4 practices) - T, Th, F 4:00-6:15 pm; Sunday 8:45-10:45am
Jr. A Girls Green (6 practices) - M, T, W, F 4:00-6:15pm, Saturday 8:45-10:45am and 12:00-2:00 pm
Jr. A Girls White (4 practices) - M, W, F 4:00-6:15pm, Saturday 8:45-10:45am
Jr. B Boys  - T, W, F 4:00-6:15pm, Sunday 8:45-10:45 am and 12:00-2:00 pm
Jr. B Girls- M, W, Th 4:00 - 6:15pm, Saturday 8:45-10:45am and 12:00-2:00 pm
Jr. C Boys - M, W, 4:00-6:15 pm, Saturday 8:45-10:45 am
Jr. C Girls - T, Th 4:00-6:15pm, Saturday 12:00-2:00 pm


Click here for the Junior Regatta Schedule.
Information on regattas will be provided at the start of the season and throughout the season by the lead coach of each program. Regatta information is also available on the Rowing BC website.

Are you new to rowing and want to be part of a competitive program? Please register for a Youth Introduction to Rowing or Youth Summer Camp. From there you can move on to the Row for Life program or a ReBoot camp to further build your skills and fitness in preparation for the Fall competitive season (offered through the High Schools).

Rowing Programs
  • VCRC High Performance Training Group
    VCRC is creating training opportunities for high performance/elite rowers training towards National Team selection and racing in international regattas. Please contact Isolda Penney ( for more information.
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