Recreational Program

The Rec program is the ideal program for people that wish to try a new sport, exercise and socialize in one of Calgary's most scenic areas. We try to have fun, gain fitness and motivate each other every practice! The Rec program offers variety as athletes will be able to row in different boat classes and allows athletes to race in a variety of local and regional regattas should they wish to. The motto of our practices is fun and fitness!


McKenzie is our Rec Program Coach. She previously rowed for the University of Minnesota Varsity Rowing Team, NCAA Division 1 and has also rowed on the Canadian Junior National Team in the Women's 2x. She is a certified Rowing Canada LTR instructor and has been teaching LTRs since 2013. Mckeznie has a strong technical coaching orientation and is passionate about rowers reaching their potential. She likes good coffee, amazing salads, and long walks with her very cute French Bulldog


Training schedule:

Summer: Monday/ Wednesday 6:15pm - 8:30pm & Sunday 8:45am - 11:00am

Winter: Tues/Thurs 6:15pm - 8:30pm & Sunday 9-11am

Check up the up to date training schedule HERE.

Rec members having attained sufficient on and off-water skills are able to access club equipment at alternate times as well or can join the Masters program if they are looking to race.

Rowing Experience:

We ask that all members attend a CRC "Adult Learn to Scull" program before joining or have past on-water rowing experience. 


The membership year for CRC members runs May 1-April 30. There are memberships available for annual members and monthly members. Please check HERE for membership fees. 

Learn to Row Graduates

If you have completed a Learn to Row Course within the past year please complete the registration portion up until payment phase. At that point, STOP, email The club manager will then edit your invoice to reflect the Learn to Row discount.

For more info see: CRC membership and Member Responsibilities

Questions about Rec Rowing? Email us at

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