Rowing Programs

Learn To Row Program

The Learn to Row program is designed to introduce athletes to the sport of rowing in a fun and safe environment. Through weekend sessions (approx. 10 hours) athletes will work with our coaching staff to learn basic rowing skills using large stable rowing shells. The program will introduce both sweep rowing (one oar) and sculling (two oars). Following completion of the Learn to Row program athlete are encouraged to join a rowing program and continue to row for fun and fitness. Dues include RCA and Row NS fees. Contact club for available dates.

Youth Spring and Summer Development Program

Our Youth Development Rowing programs are offered to school age teens as a spring after school program and a daily program during the summer months. Although age is not a factor rowers should be old enough and strong enough to safely carry the boats and the program is generally geared to grade 7 and older. With the help of our youth rowing staff, rowers will spend a fun spring and summer on the water with lots of activities to keep their interest.

Junior Competitive Program

Our Youth Development Rowing  is a full year rowing program offered to school aged youth. Athletes will be experienced rowers, having completed a learn to row or after school program The goal of this program is to introduce athletes to competition at local. As they progress through the training program with experienced coaches they will have the opportunity to compete are larger national regattas. The program offers 4-5 workouts per week with an experienced rowing coach.


U23/Senior/University Competitive (High Performance)

This rowing program is for high school and university aged athletes interested in a high performance rowing. The program offers a highly competitive rowing environment and is idea for those athletes planning to compete at local, national and international regattas.  Rowers have access to elite rowing shells and will train with the club Head Coach. Athletes are expected to have a high level of competence, commitment and will train between 4 and 6 times per week, include 5:45 am and 5:30 pm practice times.


Masters Programs

The North Star Rowing Club offers a recreational rowing program for fun, fitness and socialization. This program is designed for recreational and competitive Masters rowers (individuals over the age of 21) who want to improve their rowing skills in a recreational environment or prepare competition at local regattas.