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Updates for 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we will post our modified Learn to Row programs in early spring 2021. Stay tuned to this page for more details.

Your very first strokes in rowing! In Level I you become part of a crew of eight, and are guided by your coxswain in the boat, and your instructor in a launch beside your crew. Level I introduces you to the fundamentals of our sport, and the rowing discipline of sweeping - rowing using one oar.

Following successful completion of Level I many participants choose to enroll in Level II.

This course is four weeks in length, twice per week on set day-pairs (Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday, or Saturday/ Sunday) for eight classes total. All classes are 1.5 hours of instruction.
Cost: $354.00 (includes GST + RCA and Rowing BC Fees)
Duration: 4 weeks (2 sessions per week)
Session Time: 1.5 hours
Day Pairs:

Monday and Wednesdays

Tuesday and Thursdays

Saturdays and Sundays

Click to view and download the 2020 Adult Class Calendar
Ready to register? Here are the steps:

  1. Read the above class descriptions, plus our FAQ webpage here: Learn to Row FAQ's

  2. View the 2020 Adult Class Calendar ​​for the class start dates, the day-pairs and timeslots that are available each month.

  3. Find the session (month, day-pair, and timeslot) that works best with your schedule.

  4. Contact the Rowing Coordinator to confirm that space is available in your choice of session, by email 

  5. Follow the registration and payment instructions you will receive from the Rowing Coordinator.

  6. Receive an email registration confirmation and welcome package of information.

  7. You are ready to row!

    ***PLEASE NOTE***
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 a lack of student enrollment, or alter class plans at the last minute due to unsafe weather conditions.
Cancellation/ Refund Policy:
-Cancellation Fee 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.