Junior Rowing

2022 Program Details

The Nelson Rowing Club is committed to supporting healthy outdoor activities on Kootenay Lake.  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.

 Junior Rowing Program

This program is designed for returning or experienced rowers. Age: 13-18yrs


We have several sessions running from spring to fall - Email us to find out more!

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

This program is designed for new rowers, age 13-18yrs


July 5 - 14

6 lessons over 2 weeks

9am - 11am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays


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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.

Kid's Summer Camp

This program is for new or returning rowers, age 9-12

July 26 – 28, 10 am – 2 pm each day

Only four spots available


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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.

Through Kid's Summer Camp 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.

How to Register?

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Select the program from the list and 'Join' to begin registration


Payments can be made when you register with credit card or  e-transfer to petrakromer@shaw.ca.

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.