Junior Rowing

2021 Program Details

The Nelson Rowing Club is committed to supporting healthy outdoor activities on Kootenay Lake. Rowing is a fun and exciting sport that is included in the current list of activities which are permitted by PHO (Public Health Orders) during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

This Summer the NRC is offering a variety of programs catering specifically to Youth participants. In an atmosphere that encourages good sportsmanship and inclusivity The NRC hopes to foster life-long attitudes of positive thinking and the joy of physical activity for program participants.

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How to Register?

Use this link to register:  membership.rowingcanada.org/JoinProgram?id=193

Under the Programs heading, select Junior Spring Rowing Program 2021, Junior Summer Rowing Program 2021, Junior LTR program 2021, or NRC Summer Youth Camp and click on 'Join'.

Payments can be made when you register on line by e-transfer to petrakromer@shaw.ca or by cash or cheque at your first lesson.

The Nelson Rowing Club reserves the right to cancel programs in the event of insufficient registration or by orders from the Provincial Health Authority, Rowing Canada Aviron, Rowing BC, or viaSport as a result of the Covid19 pandemic.

Spring Junior Rowing Program 2021


This program is designed for returning or experienced rowers.

  • Age: 13-18yrs

  • Cost: $175

  • Maximum participants: 6

 

This is a 5 week program which starts on Tuesday, May 4 and finishes on Thursday, June 3. Practices are each Tuesday and Thursday @4-6pm.

Goals: To further the development of returning rowers through advanced technical skills and practice with an emphasis on strength and endurance training, Identifying and reaching personal goals, and race preparation

Junior Learn to Row Program 2021


This program is designed for participants who are new to the sport of rowing.

 

  • Age: 13-18yrs

  • Cost: $140

  • Maximum participants: 6

 

This program consists of a series of five 2hr lessons, beginning June 22 and ending July 3.

Class times Tues, Thurs and Sat @ 4-6pm (except Canada Day which is Thursday July 1st).


Participants in this program will learn the fundamental skills of rowing technique. Learn
how to launch, dock and discover how to manoeuvre a rowing boat past obstacles on the water. These skills are fundamental to continuation in the sport of rowing. Participants will also spend time training on indoor equipment (ergometers) which will increase strength and enhance technical skills. Participants will also learn the basic commands and terminology which are specific to the sport of rowing and the proper names and uses of equipment involved.

NRC Summer Youth Camps


This program is designed as a FUN introduction to the sport of rowing for youth. This is an opportunity for young people to enjoy a healthy and challenging outdoor activity on Kootenay Lake within a safe learning environment.

 

  • Age: 10-13yrs

  • Cost: $140

  • Maximum participants: 4

 

Schedule:

  • Youth Camp #1- Tuesday July 6, Wednesday July 7 & Thursday July 8 from 11am-3pm daily.

  • Youth Camp #2- Tuesday July 13, Wednesday July 14 & Thursday, July 15 from 11am-3pm daily.

Through NRC Summer Youth Camps participants will learn basic rowing skills, the concepts of manoeuvering a boat through on-water obstacles, launching and docking techniques. Participants will also be introduced to physical fitness and strength training on indoor rowing machines (appropriate to their age) and be encouraged to participate in sport as part of life-long skills and physical fitness.

Summer Junior Rowing Program 2021


This program is designed for returning or experienced rowers. Graduates of the Junior LTR 2021 program are encouraged and welcomed to participate.

 

  • Age: 13-18yrs

  • Cost: $175

  • Maximum participants: 6

 

This is a 5 week program which starts on Tuesday, July 13 and finishes on Thursday, August 12. Practices are each Tuesday and Thursday @4-6pm.

Goals: To further each individual’s personal development in the sport of rowing and to encourage the participation of your peers through co-operative learning, training and mutual support.