Highschool Novice Program

For those who have participated as novices in the GVRYS high school league or participated in a Summer Camp or Youth Learn to row program.

Program Overview   LTAD Stage: Learn to Train – Train to Train

For those in grade 9-12 who would like to build their skills after a learn to row camp and become part of the VCRC Junior program. Participants will learn to scull and sweep and will get experience in all different seats in the boat. There will be a focus on technical and skill Development when the participant has reached a comfort and skill level to be part of the Fun & Fit or Fun & Fast group, the coach will suggest a transition. During the Spring Summer Competitive season Participants will have the opportunity to race in Novice events.

Prerequisite:  Completion of a Youth Introduction to Rowing for beginners

Winter Season:
Start Date: November 15th, 2021
       End Date: March 20th, 2022

Fee: $980 + $39 annual RCA/RBC fee.

Summer Seasons:

Start Date: April 4th, 2022       End Date: July 29th, 2022

Fee: $1295 + $39 annual RCA/RBC fee.

Tentative Practice Schedule (depending on COVID restrictions and school schedules) 


Tuesday and Thursday 4-6pm and Sunday 9:15-11:15am and 12-2pm

* Schedule is flexible to work around school schedules. Times may be adjusted to manage the flow of athletes, to align with COVID-19 restrictions.

To Register https://membership.rowingcanada.org