Summer Camps

Covid-19 Disclaimer

Due to the Covid-19 AHS summer camp guidelines, the camps will look a bit different than in previous years. Participants will be rowing mainly in singles  (tubby and racing singles) to maintain physical distancing at all times. Our facility and equipment will be sanitized regularly. 

Note: Due to facility limitations, we reserve the right to cancel a camp day with 24h notice should the weather forecast show excessive rain or bad weather. We have limited access to indoor facilities and want to ensure that your children are safe at all times. If we have to cancel the camp, we will issue you a full refund. If we have to cancel a camp day, we will issue you a partial refund for the day.  If you have any questions, please email

The Camps

Our Summer Camp members will learn everything about rowing, from boat handling to stroke technique, all in a week! By Friday they're zipping around the reservoir.

The week long camps are broken down into an orientation session, rowing sessions and off-water sessions.

Teamwork is crucial in rowing. We emphasize this by incorporating fun games that require working together effectively. The CRC camp experience builds self-confidence, develops skills, and above all, new friendships.

Camp starts at 8:30am and finishes at 4:00pm. Supervision starts at 8:00am if your son/daughter must be dropped off early.  Ages 10 - 15, no fitness level or rowing experience required!

Orientation Session

During this hour on the first day the coaches will cover the basics of the sport. Safety rules, boat handling techniques, boat components and common rowing terminology will be covered.

Rowing Sessions

Each day, the youth will have three to four hours of rowing time (weather and water conditions permitting).

Off-Water Sessions

Rowing is also about dry land training. Our coaches will teach them about the different aspects of dry land training. From team games to relay races on the rowing machines, dry land training centres on developing conditioning while having fun!

The Summer Splash Regatta

The week ends with the Summer Splash Regatta. The rowers will have their chance to show off their rowing skills as they race down our 1500m course for a chance to win the coveted Slurpee Cup. Parents are welcome to attend, watch and cheer on the crews!

Cost and Payment

$215 registration plus a 3% processing fee and GST covers everything except lunches. Please note: the cost of short weeks is $180 + GST and processing fees. Payment is due at the time of registration. We accept Visa or Mastercard. You can also send us an e-transfer to


Make sure to register early as classes fill up quickly. Register online by selecting your desired youth camp on the side bar, or register by phone or email by contacting the Calgary Rowing Club office at 403-249-2880 or

Cancellation Policy

Changes or cancellations will be accepted up to five business days before the start of class and are subject to a $50 administration fee. No refunds or changes will be permitted in the five business days before the start of class.

Week-long Summer Camps

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