2022 Program Summary

SNRC 2022 Programs

NOTE: There is a $26.50 RowOntario and $25 Rowing Canada Fees along with HST included in all pricing below. Each registrant is only required to pay the RowOntario and Rowing Canada fees once per year. If you sign up for multiple sessions, subsequent sessions are reduced by $54.95 at checkout.  Visit the RCA program registration website (https://membership.rowingcanada.org/JoinProgram) to register for all South Niagara Rowing Club Programs. Please contact the Registrar (registrar@rowsnrc.ca) with any questions.  We look forward to seeing you on the water!

CLICK HERE for the 2022 Program Fee & Registration Link

 

COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS:

 

Competitive – U17/U19/U23/Senior

This program is for competitive rowers in the U17/U19/U23/Senior Categories. Annual (Spring, Summer and Fall) memberships include a 13% fee discount and rowing starts as soon as the club opens in April. This program is for those athletes that want to train as part of a competitive rowing program. Training will include both sculling boats (1x/2x/4x/4x+) and sweep boats (2-/4+/8+). Coaches will be contacted by the Registrar to confirm eligibility prior to activating the membership. Coaches will advise athletes of start dates and training times for each season.  Athletes will train 6 days per week and Sundays will be the designated day off. Athletes will be divided into training pods based on water rowing ability. Refer to the RCA program registration website for practice times and other requirements.

Please contact the Registrar for any questions regarding the program or athlete eligibility.

Proof of swim test for minor youths (under 18 years of age) is required or exempt with Bronze Medallion/Cross or better. Niagara YMCAs have SNRC form for “Swim to Survive” test (front roll entry, tread water 1 min, swim 50m, put on PFD). SNRC can also make arrangements to conduct a swim test at the club if participants are unable to find a location to perform a swim test.

Regatta entry fees, accommodations, food and transportation are not included in club registration fee.  Coaching in English only.

ANNUAL OPTION: 

  • April 4 – November 5, 2022. Cost: $985.05

 

FALL SEASON OPTION:

  • August 29 – Nov 5, 202. Session Cost: $417.05 

 

Competitive – Masters and Masters Development

These programs are for Experienced and Development Masters Rowers. Annual (Spring, Summer and Fall) memberships include a 13% fee discount and rowing starts as soon as the club opens in April. This program is restricted to those who are already proficient rowing in a single and want to train as part of a competitive rowing program. Training will primarily focus on sculling boats (1x/2x/4x) with some limited training in sweep boats (2-/4+/8+). Coaches will be contacted by the Registrar to confirm eligibility prior to activating the membership. Athletes will be divided into training pods based on water rowing ability.

Please contact the Registrar for any questions regarding the program or athlete eligibility.

Regatta entry fees, accommodations, food and transportation are not included in club registration fee.  Coaching in English only.

Masters Program is 4 coached sessions per week (Mon/Wed/Fri evenings and Sun morning). Welcome to attend other un-coached on-water sessions with permission from lead coach. Refer to the RCA program registration website for practice times and other requirements.

Masters Development is 3 coached sessions per week (Tues/Thurs evening and Sun morning). Refer to the RCA program registration website for practice times and other requirements.

Prerequisite Masters: Proficiency in rowing a single and have previous competitive rowing experience as U17/U19/U23/Senior/Masters or completed 1 year of Masters Development or equivalent.

Prerequisite Master Development: Proficiency in rowing a single and completed at least 1 year in SNRC Adult Recreational Program or equivalent with experience in at least one competitive recreational race or have previous competitive rowing experience as U17/U19/U23/Senior/Masters.

ANNUAL OPTION 

Program runs from Club Opening Date to November 5, 2022.

  • Masters Cost: $845.05
  • Masters Development Cost: $677.05

FALL SEASON OPTION:

August 29 to November 6, 2022.

  • Masters Cost: $335.05
  • Masters Development Cost: $268.05

 

NON-COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS:

Adults that are new to rowing, are advised to register to the Adult/Youth Learn to Row program for your first monthly session. Once completed, you can discuss progression options for the next monthly session with your coach (i.e. Adult/Youth Recreation Program; Adult/Youth Sculling Development).

Youth new to rowing are advised to start with a Adult/Youth Learn to Row or a Youth Summer Camp session and then discuss the best progression option (i.e. Adult/Youth Recreation Program; Adult/Youth Sculling Development; Youth Skills Development) with your Learn to Row coach.

Adult/Youth Learn to Row

Adult/Youth Learn to Row

This program is designed for beginners to introduce youth/adult beginners to the sport of rowing or for anyone who has no previous rowing experience before joining a more advanced program (Adult/Youth Recreational, Adult/Youth Sculling Development, Youth Skills Development, Masters or Youth Competitive). Our focus is on athletes gaining rowing knowledge, skill development, and fitness in larger crew boats with some opportunity to train in smaller boats, including training singles. Programs will run rain or shine so there will be no refunds for inclement weather.

**Fall session is Tuesday/Thursday evenings. If you have any questions, please contact our Registrar to discuss if this program is suitable for you.

All participants must sign a swimming proficiency waiver or alternatively provide proof of a swim test or of Bronze Medallion/Cross or better. Swim tests should include front roll entry, tread water 1 min, swim 50m and putting on a PFD.

Prerequisites: None. Suitable for beginners.

Fall Session Options & Cost 

Sept 13 – Oct 13, 2022 – $130.05 

Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

 

Adult/Youth Recreational Program

This program is for participants with previous Learn to Row, recreational or competitive rowing experience. The Adult/Youth Recreational program is for adults and youth wanting to get some physical exercise with others and enjoy the sport of rowing in more of a recreational atmosphere.  Participants will be grouped together by experience level and train in a variety of crew boats, including training singles. Our focus is on athletes gaining rowing knowledge, skill development, and fitness at their own pace with 3 sessions per week. All participants in this program should already have some previous rowing experience (sculling or sweeping) from any of our Learn to Row or recreational programs or have some other previous rowing experience.

Program runs each month June/July/August/September. Sessions will run Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. If you have any questions about your previous experience and starting point, please contact our Registrar to discuss if this program is suitable for you.

Proof of swim test for minor youths (under 18 years of age) is required or exempt with Bronze Medallion/Cross or better. Niagara YMCAs have SNRC form for “Swim to Survive” test (front roll entry, tread water 1 min, swim 50m, put on PFD). SNRC can also make arrangements to conduct a swim test at the club if participants are unable to find a location to perform a swim test.

Prerequisites: Adult/Youth Learn to Row (or equivalent) or previous recreational/competitive rowing experience.

Fall Session Options & Cost 

Sept 6 – Oct 2, 2022 $153.05

September 6th – October 2nd, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm, and Sundays at 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. 

 

Adult/Youth Sculling Development  

This program is for adults and youth who have completed our Adult/Youth Learn to Row program or anyone who has some previous recreational or competitive rowing experience and is looking for more individualized work in the single sculling shell (1x) and are wanting to get some physical exercise with others and enjoy the sport of rowing in a relaxed atmosphere with 3 sessions per week. 

Program runs each month June/July/August/September. Sessions will run Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. If you have any questions about your previous experience and starting point, please contact our Registrar to discuss if this program is suitable for you. 

All participants must sign a swimming proficiency waiver or alternatively provide proof of a swim test or of Bronze Medallion/Cross or better. Swim tests should include front roll entry, tread water 1 min, swim 50m and putting on a PFD. 

Prerequisites: Adult/Youth Learn to Row (or equivalent) or previous recreational/competitive rowing experience. 

Fall Session (Sept 6 – Oct 9) Cost:  $153.05 

Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, and Sunday mornings from 12:30pm – 2:30pm. 

Note: Due to the club fall regatta schedule there will be no session held on Sunday Oct 2. 

 

Youth Summer Camp

In this week-long, half-day summer camp, participants aged 11 to 15 will get an excellent introduction to rowing and learn the basic technical aspects of the sport. They will be given both on-land training using rowing machines and on-water sculling/sweeping experience in everything from training singles to eights. They will learn all the basic rowing terms and our RCA trained coaches will help participants understand the importance of balance and proper rowing technique.

Please email our Registrar for enrollment reservation prior to completing registration as enrollment is limited. Reservations will have a 48 hr expiry time and then will be available for the next email request.

Program runs weekly: Monday to Friday (July 4 to August 26), 8:45am-noon

Proof of swim test for minor youths (under 18 years of age) is required or exempt with Bronze Medallion/Cross or better. Niagara YMCAs have an SNRC form for “Swim to Survive” test (front roll entry, tread water 1 min, swim 50m, put on PFD). SNRC can also make arrangements to conduct a swim test at the club if participants are unable to find a location to perform a swim test.

Prerequisites: None. Suitable for Beginners.

Weekly Session Cost: $250.00

 

Youth Skills Development (Train to Train)

The Youth Skills Development Program (Train to Train) program is for youth who have already participated in our Youth Summer Camp or Learn to Row programs and are looking to further develop their rowing skills and knowledge. This program will focus on skill development, sculling technique and improving general fitness, speed and strength before the participant moves on to either one of our recreational or competitive rowing program streams. Training will normally consist of work in sculling boats (1x/2x/4x), including training singles.

Program runs each month June/July/August/Fall: Sessions will run Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings. If you have any questions about your previous experience and starting point, please contact our Registrar to discuss if this program is suitable for you.

Proof of swim test for minor youths (under 18 years of age) is required or exempt with Bronze Medallion/Cross or better. Niagara YMCAs have an SNRC form for “Swim to Survive” test (front roll entry, tread water 1 min, swim 50m, put on PFD). SNRC can also make arrangements to conduct a swim test at the club if participants are unable to find a location to perform a swim test.

Prerequisites: Youth Summer Camp or Learn to Row rowing experience.

Fall Session: (Sept 5 – Oct 14, 2022) $192.05.

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings from 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm.