Athletes & Parents



Para-rowing is sweep rowing or sculling for people with physical disabilities / limitations, including in part, hearing impairment, paraplegia, quadriplegia, blindness, visual impairment, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and spina bifida.

Rowing is a Sport to Be Enjoyed by All

Many different types of disabilities can be accommodated within the same crew allowing for integration among disabilities and ultimately, integration into regular programs within a club.

Clubs with Para-rowing

  • St. Catharines Rowing Club, St. Catharines, Ont.
  • Sudbury Rowing Club, Sudbury, Ont.
  • Argonaut Rowing Club, Toronto, Ont.
  • Ottawa Rowing Club, Ottawa, Ont.
  • Georgian Bay Rowing Club, Midland, Ont.
  • Kingston Rowing Club, Kingston, Ont.

Para-rowing In Canada