Program Summary

Learn to Train

Our Learn to Train program is geared towards individuals that want to progress their athletic abilities while learning about the sport of rowing. During your time in Learn to Train, you will spend time both on and off the water learning about various aspects of the sport including basic technique, equipment, terminology, and essential on land training to keep your body in top condition. This program will not only prepare you for the next step in your rowing career, but help you to improve in aspects of other sports and life.

  • Designed for 12 years old and up
  • Introduction to the sport
  • Goal is for athletes to be on the water for just over an hour per session
  • Other time spent learning about the sport, strength and conditioning, stretching, etc.
  • Runs Monday to Friday during Summer Camp season 9-12 noon.
  • In the Fall months of September and October it runs Sat and Sunday mornings
  • In the Spring months of May and June it will run Monday to Friday 4-6 pm

To Register for the next sessions follow this link

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Train to Train

Once you graduate from our Learn to Train program, it is time to get you ready for racing, and our Train to Train program will do just that. You will further your knowledge of all aspects included in our Learn to Train program, but will also begin to learn about the aspects of racing including regatta preparation, Warm-ups, Cool-downs, rules of racing. Included at the end of this program is a skills competition which will test your skills and knowledge of various aspects of the program.

  • Must have completed Learn to Train for a minimum of 1 session
  • Advance into this program at discretion of coaches
  • Runs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Approx. 75 minutes on the water
  • The rest of the time is spent on land doing strength and conditioning, stretching, etc.

To Register for the next session follow this link:

https://membership.rowingcanada.org

 

Competitive

 

Summer Club Season – June/July/Aug

Winter Club Season – Sept/Oct/Nov

IMPORTANT: Must have completed and raced one season of High School Competitive rowing

  • Junior B: U17
    • Will attend 3 CORAs, RowOntario Championships
    • Henley included with a least 1 event and other events at coaches discretion
  • Junior A: U19
    • Will attend 3 CORAs, RowOntario Championships
    • Henley included with a least 1 event and other events at coaches discretion
  • Sr. B: U23
    • May attend U.S. Nationals depending early season readiness (athletes to pay fees/travel costs)
    • Will attend  CORA Championships, St. Catharines Invite and RowOntario Championships
    • Henley included with at least 1 event and others at coaches discretion
  • Sr. A: Open
    • May attend U.S. Nationals depending early season readiness (athletes to pay fees/travel costs)
    • Will attend CORA Championships, St. Catharines Invite and RowOntario Championships
    • Henley included with at least 1 event and others at coaches discretion

**DAILY Practice times to be determined by individual coaches**

To Register for the next session follow this link:

https://membership.rowingcanada.org

 

Adult Fitness Rowing

Adult Fitness Rowing is for new to the sport or experienced adults wanting to get some physical exercise with others and enjoy the sport of rowing in a relaxed atmosphere. Rowers will be grouped together by experience level and will row a variety of shell sizes and both Scull and Sweep rowing.

Two coached practice nights per week; Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

 

Masters 

Have rowing experience? Are you over the age of 23? SNRC offers two levels of Masters rowing: Development Masters and Competitive Masters. Full year, Just summer or Just Fall program sessions available.

Competitive Masters will have the opportunity to train and compete against others from all over Canada and the U.S. at races such as the Central Ontario Rowing Association’s regatta, RowOntario Master’s Championship and the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. Bring out the inner athlete in you!

We can offer training times plus coached sessions are 6-8 pm Monday/Thursday and 8-10 am Saturday.    Coach will be provided May/June /July/August. No coached sessions will be available in April/Sept/Oct.

Prerequisites for Masters Competitive (all prerequisites are subject to approval by the lead Masters coach or Director of Rowing)

1. Have completed at least one year in Masters Development program at SNRC

or

2.  Have previous competitive rowing experience at the U23/Senior/Masters level.

and

Commitment to train a minimum of 5 days/wk.

Development Masters is for those who want to further advance their rowing or training from the Adult Recreational Program but are not wanting to seriously compete at many regattas.  Coached sessions provided during May/June/July/Aug only from 6-8 pm Tuesday/Friday and 8-10 am Sunday

Fee – includes for one race at Row Ontario Masters/Henley (for Summer) and Head of the Welland/Head of Genesee (for Fall).

Prerequisites for Masters Development (all prerequisites are subject to approval by the lead Masters coach or Director of Rowing)

1. Have completed at least one year of ARL program at SNRC.

or

2. Have competed in at least one recreational race at an RCA sanctioned regatta (e.g. HOTW).

or

3. Have previous competitive rowing experience at the Junior/U23/Senior/Masters level.

and

Commitment to train a minimum of 4 days/wk.

 

For Registration follow this link:

https://membership.rowingcanada.org