Youth Program

Summer 2017 Youth Learn-to-Row Camp Session I

$125

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

$125

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

Fall/Winter 2017 Middle School Development

$225

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:August 12, 2017 – February 10, 2018

Fall/Winter 2017 Youth Rowing

$425

Fall/Winter fees include club dues and coaching fees. Items not included: Rocket City Rowing Racing kit (jersey, black rowing trou, RCRC spirit wear), or expenses associated with attending regattas
Period Covered: August 12, 2017 – February 10, 2018

Fall/Winter 2017 Youth Rowing (Coxswain)

$50

Fees include club dues and coaching fees. Items not included: Rocket City Rowing Racing kit (jersey, black rowing trou, RCRC spirit wear).
Rowing fees DO NOT include expenses associated with attending regattas.
Period Covered: August 12, 2017 – February 10, 2018

Regatta Fees

$85 – $125

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.