Youth Program

Spring 2017 Middle School Development

$175

Middle School rowing, for grades 5-8 (ages 10-13), is focused on fun and learning, as well as fitness two days per week. Athletes are taught the basics of the rowing stroke along with boat handling, terminology, and care of the equipment. Middle school rowers will be taught sculling (rowing with 2 oars) with an emphasis on developing boat feel and teamwork.
Fee does not include regatta fees or uniforms.
Period Covered: January 30, 2017 – May 15, 2017

Spring/Summer 2017 Youth Rowing

$375

Spring/Summer fees include club dues and coaching fees. Items not included: Rocket City Rowing Racing kit (jersey, black rowing trou, RCRC spirit wear)
Spring/Summer rowing fees DO NOT include expenses associated with attending regattas
Period Covered: January 30, 2017 – July 29, 2017

Spring/Summer Youth Rowing (Coxswain)

$50

Spring/Summer fees include club dues and coaching fees. Items not included: Rocket City Rowing Racing kit (jersey, black rowing trou, RCRC spirit wear)
Spring/Summer rowing fees DO NOT include expenses associated with attending regattas
Period Covered: January 30, 2017 – July 29, 2017

Summer 2017 Youth Learn-to-Row Camp Session I

$100

Learn the fundamentals of the ultimate team sport

  • Basic sweep rowing techniques on ergometers (rowing machines) and in 8-person rowing shells
  • Boat and crew terminology
  • Overall physical conditioning, flexibility, and core strength
  • Water safety and safe boat handling techniques
  • Teamwork
  • Race Strategy

Camp Fee includes: 20 hours of instruction and exercise, camp t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Saturday, rowing through the rest of summer

Dates:    Mon, June 5 – Fri, June 9     9:00 am – 11:30 am
Sat, June 10   9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Summer 2017 Youth Learn-to-Row Camp Session II

$100

Learn the fundamentals of the ultimate team sport

  • Basic sweep rowing techniques on ergometers (rowing machines) and in 8-person rowing shells
  • Boat and crew terminology
  • Overall physical conditioning, flexibility, and core strength
  • Water safety and safe boat handling techniques
  • Teamwork
  • Race Strategy

Camp Fee includes: 20 hours of instruction and exercise, camp t-shirt, snacks and lunch on Saturday, rowing through the rest of summer

Dates:    Mon, July 24 – Fri, July 28     9:00 am – 11:30 am
Sat, July 29   9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Regatta Fees

$75 – $100

The costs associated with attending a regatta are not included in RCRC seasonal fees. These fees include regatta fees, boat transportation and maintenance costs, lunch and snacks during the regatta and hotel expenses when necessary to meet the regatta schedule.