SNRC Competitive Rowing

U17/U19/U23/Sr Competitive 

Benefits: This program is for competitive rowers in the U17/U19/U23/Senior Categories. The spring program is for all High School athletes rowing out of SNRC. Summer and Fall programs are for anyone who wants to be part of the South Niagara Competitive rowing program. Training will include both sculling boats (1x/2x/4x/4x+) and sweep boats (2-/4+/8+). You 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. Coaching in English only.

Safety: Participants will be coached by experienced coaches in a fully-equipped motorized coach boat, including life jackets, and other safety equipment. All coaches have proper police background checks. For Spring programs a swim test is required and arranged with high schools through SNRC. For summer and fall programs a swim waiver is required for rowers under the age of 18 and will be sent out to participants via email once registration is completed and prior to the camp week 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.

Regatta Fees: Spring regatta fees are through respective schools and based on their individual schedule. Summer/Annual fees are inclusive of Summer Regatta Fees. Fall regatta fees are not included (other than Head of the Welland) and will be paid for by the athlete separately based on actual regatta participation.

Eligibility: This program is for experienced and developing competitive rowers in the U17/U19/U23/Senior Categories

Frequency: 6 Sessions per Week. Spring/Fall will be 3:00pm-5:00pm. Summer will be 6:00 am-8:00am. Saturdays 7am-9am.

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

2024 SCHEDULE/FEES

Options are available for financial support youth participants. To learn more click here

Sessions Cost 
2024 High School Spring Competitive:

April 2nd – June 2nd

Note: Regatta fees are through respective schools and based on their individual schedule

Rower:

$459.00

(break down $353.24 +HST + $60.84 RCA/RO fee)

Coxie Only:

$TBD

(break down $TBD+HST + $60.84 RCA/RO fee)

Summer Competitive:  June 19th – Aug 13th

Summer/Annual fees are inclusive of Summer Regatta Fees

$TBD

(add RCA/RO fee $60.84 if not paid yet in 2024)

Fall Competitive: Aug 21st – Oct 29th

Fall regatta fees are not included to be paid based on participation

$TBD

(add RCA/RO fee $60.84 if not paid yet in 2024)

2024 Annual Competitive: April 2nd – Oct 27th

Summer/Annual fees are inclusive of Summer Regatta Fees

Rower: $1355.00

(break down $965.27 +HST + $60.84 RCA/RO fee)

Coxie Only:

$TBD

(break down $TBD+HST + $60.84 RCA/RO fee)

Detailed Fee Schedule Available Here

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Masters Development:  The program is designed for adults moving from the Rowing Development program who are looking to progress into to the Masters Competitive racing program.

Prerequisite Master Development: Proficiency in rowing a single and on recommendation by your coach after completing a min of 1 year in SNRC Rowing Development or equivalent with experience in at least one competitive recreational race or have previous competitive rowing experience as U17/U19/U23/Senior/Masters. Please contact the Registrar for any questions regarding the program or athlete eligibility. Coaching in English only.

Benefits: 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.

Safety: Participants will be coached by experienced coaches in a fully-equipped motorized coach boat, including life jackets, and other safety equipment. All coaches have proper police background checks.

Regatta Fees: Masters Development spring/summer regatta fees are not included and will be invoiced to athlete based on actual regatta participation. Masters Development spring will be capped at $TBD and summer regatta fees will be capped at $TBD Masters Development Fall regatta fees are not included (other than Head of the Welland) and will be invoiced to the athlete separately based on actual regatta participation.

Frequency: 3 Sessions per Week. Tues/Thurs evening 5:30pm-7:30pm and Saturday morning 9:30am-11:30am

2024 SCHEDULE/FEES

Sessions Cost 
2024 Spring Masters Development:  May 2nd – June 15th $249.00 (break down 161.51 + HST + 60.84 RCA/RO)

Without RCA/RO Fee: $188.16

Summer Masters Development:  June 20th – August 5th With RCA/RO Fee: $TBD

Without RCA/RO Fee: $TBD

Fall Masters Development:  Aug 22nd – Oct 29th With RCA/RO Fee: $TBD

Without RCA/RO Fee: $TBD

2024 Annual Masters Dev.: May 2nd – Oct 27th $725.00 (break down 587.75 + HST + 60.84 RCA/RO)

Without RCA/RO Fee: $664.16

Detailed Fee Schedule Available Here

Competitive Masters: 4 coached sessions per week (Mon/Wed/Fri evenings and Sun morning) and are welcome to attend other un-coached on-water sessions with permission from lead coach.

Prerequisite Masters: Proficiency in rowing a single and have previous competitive rowing experience as U17/U19/U23/Senior/Masters or advancing from Masters Development on recommendation by your coach. Please contact the Registrar for any questions regarding the program or athlete eligibility. Coaching in English only.

Benefits: 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.

Safety: Participants will be coached by experienced coaches in a fully-equipped motorized coach boat, including life jackets, and other safety equipment. All coaches have proper police background checks.

Spring/Summer/Fall Regatta Fees: Masters spring/summer/fall regatta fees are not included and will be invoiced to athlete based on actual regatta participation. Masters spring regatta fees are capped at $70.00 and summer regatta fees will be capped at $260 per athlete. Masters Fall regatta fees are not included (other than Head of the Welland) and will be invoiced to the athlete separately based on actual regatta participation.

Frequency: 4 Sessions per Week. Monday/Wednesday/Friday evenings from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, and Sunday mornings from 8:00 am-10:00 am

2024 SCHEDULE/FEES

Session Date Options Cost 
2024 Spring Masters Competitive:  April 3rd – June 16th $435.00 (break down 331.12 + HST + 60.84 RCA/RO)

Without RCA/RO Fee: $374.16

Summer Masters Competitive: June 19th – August 6th With RCA/RO Fee: $TBD

Without RCA/RO Fee: $TBD

Fall Masters Competitive:  Aug 21st – Oct 29th With RCA/RO Fee: $TBD

Without RCA/RO Fee: $TBD

2024 Annual Masters Competitive: Option:  April 3rd – Oct 27th $1015.00 (break down 844.39 + HST + 60.84 RCA/RO)

Without RCA/RO Fee: $954.16

Detailed Fee Schedule Available Here

REGISTRATION: 

  1. Register through the Rowing Canada  – https://membership.rowingcanada.org/JoinProgram
  2. Select “Join a Program”. Choose “Ontario” and “South Niagara Rowing Club” from the drop-down menus.
  3. Select the appropriate program, check the dates to ensure that you are joining the correct one. If you have difficulty we are here to help! Please contact the South Niagara Rowing Club Registrar by clicking here.
  4. Create an account. Parent/Guardian will need to register for athletes under 18. Use the parent/guardian email and phone number however register using the youth’s name and birthdate etc. (or Log-in if you are returning from a previous year)
  5. Complete on-line registration and accept the waivers.
  6. Methods of payment:
    • Credit card payment using weblink via Rowing Canada on-line registration system.
    • Cheque made payable to South Niagara Rowing Club. Drop off payment in mail box located outside of the office portable prior to first day.

Once the Registrar is in possession of on-line rowing program registration confirmation and program fee payment, you will receive an email stating that you are registered in the program. Athletes not registered with the SNRC and Rowing Canada are not permitted to be on the water. Any athlete with unpaid fees from previous sessions will have to make payment before being allowed on the water.