Youth Competitive Rowing


Details below are for 2016 youth rowing programs. Stay tuned for 2017 details to be posted shortly.


Kingston Rowing Club’s Youth Rowing program is divided into three categories: Junior Rowing, High School Rowing, and Private Lessons.

Junior Rowing Programs

Junior Learn To Row and Development Program

The Junior Learn to Row program is for those youth who have never rowed before. This program is considered the entry point to all junior rowing programs for those youth who do not have any prior experience in the sport of rowing. This new program begins on July 4th 2016, and registration will be available on June 15th 2016. Program information coming soon.

The Junior Development program for those who have learned the basics of rowing but who have not competed before or those who do not wish to compete.
Prerequisite: Learn to Row or equivalent experience.

Junior Competitive Program

The Junior Competitive program includes Junior A (under 19) and Junior B (under 17) and is for those who have competed before and are dedicated to training at a high level for further competitions.
Prerequisite: Competitive Development or equivalent experience and race experience.

NOTE: Registration for the 2016 summer KRC Junior Rowing programs is now closed. If you have questions about these programs or wish to inquire about alternate coaching options for young rowers, please contact us at

Secondary School Rowing Programs

The Spring Competitive program is run through each individual high school. Please see the High School Rowing for information on Junior Competitive Rowing programs in the Spring.

Private Lessons

Private instruction can be booked through our Program Coordinator at The base price for a private lessons is $75 + HST per hour per person for non-members, with additional participants starting at $37.50 per person. The base price for current KRC members (seasonal or full-year membership) in good standing starts at $30 + HST per hour depending on the qualification level of instructor. Please contact our Program Coordinator at for individual instructor pricing and availability.