Youth Learn to Row is for children aged 12 to 16. This program is open to both novices and those who already have rowing experience. Participants will have the opportunity to row in a variety of racing shells, including one, two, four, and eight person shells. These opportunities provide great team-building exercises while providing physical activity in a fun, relaxed and safe environment. Please note that the children should be very comfortable around water to participate; a swim test is required of all youth participants.
In 2019, Youth Learn to Row will run Monday-Friday from 9am-12pm at the SJRC boathouse, beginning July 2 and ending on August 30. There will be a break for the week the St. John’s Regatta (please confirm dates with your coach). Should weather conditions not permit on-water activities on any given day, dryland skills, boat basics, fun activities or fitness training will still take place at the SJRC boathouse.
- Please register online at Rowing Canada. Make sure to register your child’s name and birth date online, not your own!
- Fee: $600 (includes RNL and RCA dues)
- Fees should be paid by e-transfer prior to the first practice.
- Note: a registration cap will be applied at the discretion of SJRC administration, in accordance with rowing club capacity.
Swim test form is available here.