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Recreational Rowing

Recreational Rowing


Durham Rowing Club recreational program is for anyone who loves the sport of rowing. Whether you are new to rowing, have been rowing for years or have picked it up again after some time off, recreational rowing is for you. Recreational rowers at Durham Rowing Club focus on technique, fitness, and fun! Recreational rowers do not compete at any regattas, if you feel like competing is something you are interested in, please visit our competitive rowing page to see if it is right for you.


Monday & Wednesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Saturdays: 8:00 am - 10:00 am


Price: $435

To register for recreational rowing, click on the button below to create/login to your Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) account. Make sure you select the Durham Rowing Club as your home club, program you wish to join, and complete all required waivers.



After registering to the program pay your membership fees by:


Cash: At the Boathouse

Cheque: At the Boathouse


Once registered & paid, you will receive a email to confirm your registration and a link to the weekly sign up sheet. You must complete all registration requirements, including reviewing the Safe Sport Policy, prior to your first session!

  • Recreational rowing runs from May - September each year.

  • Saturday morning recreational rowing will only occur on non-regatta weekends,  please refer to the rowing signup page for details.

  • Rowing signup page is to allow coaches and staff to organize each row prior to the start time so participants have the maximum time on the water. If you do not sign up we can not guarantee you a spot in a boat

  • Rowers are expected to be at the boathouse ready to row at the start time, please do not be late.

  • A minimum of two participants are required for the program to run.

  • Participants signed up will be notified as early as possible if the session is cancelled. Cancellations could be due to many reasons (i.e., inclimate weather, number of participants registarted, emergency, etc.)

  • Private boat owners will still need to sign up on the weekly signup sheet, and once your dues are payed you will receive the code to the boathouse.

​If you have any question please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions page. 

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