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Your learning journey continues! In level 2 you'll discover sculling: rowing using two oars with three other crew members in a quad shell, with your instructor in the coach boat beside you.

Following successful completion of Level 2, participants are eligible to be considered for Rowing Section membership and can join the Recreational Program and/or wait to join our Novice Program. Our Novice Program intake occurs annually in October. We hold an information meeting in mid-September each year for interested participants.



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.


  • Rowers must have completed Level 1 (or equivalent). Contact the coordinator for eligibility

  • Adults starting at 19 years

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

  • Must be able to swim

Cost: tbd

  • Rowing a quad (one boat with 4 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 payment and registration according to the instructions

  • You will receive confirmation and welcome package via email

  • You are ready to row


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.