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 For inquiries email: [email protected]

Registration: Will open mid February 2024

Email [email protected] to start this process

You will be learning sweep rowing in a crew boat of 8 people plus a coxswain (who steers). Your instructor will be following your crew in a separate motorboat and will provide instruction on technique, balance, and maneuvering.
Note that the schedule is subject to change


  • Adults starting at 19 years

  • Minimum height 5 feet (to fit into the equipment)

  • Must be able to swim

Cost: tbd


  • Rowing in eights (one boat with 8 people)

  • 4-week program (twice a week). Total of 8 sessions.

  • 1.5 hours per session

Day Pairs: 

  • Monday/Wednesday

  • Tuesday/Thursday

  • Saturday/Sunday

Next Steps

  • ​View program selections from the calendar

  • Choose your month + day/pair + time slot

  • Email coordinator at [email protected]

  • The coordinator will reply with availability and instructions on registration  and payment.

  • You follow through with registration and payment

  • You will then receive an email from the coordinator to confirm your spot in the class and a welcome package describing the parking and what to bring to class.

  • You are ready to row

UPDATES to the 2024 schedule will be out in a few weeks

All prices for Learn-to-Row are subject to change without notice.
The Vancouver Rowing Club’s Rowing Section reserves the right to cancel any Learn-to-Row sessions due to lack of enrollment, or alter class plans at the last minute due to unsafe weather conditions.

Cancellation/ Refund Policy:
$50.00 is non-refundable if cancellation is done less than TWO (2) weeks before the session starts.
Refund Policy: NO refund is given to participants after a session has begun.
There will be no reimbursement or make up for classes missed.

You are required to know these policies when you pay in cash or by phone.
Your payment indicates that you accept these policies.