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

  • Argonaut Rowing Club – Toronto, ON
  • Cornwall Rowing Club – Cornwall, ON
  • Durham Rowing Club – Port Perry, ON
  • Island Lake Rowing Club – Orangeville, ON
  • Kingston Rowing Club – Kingston, ON
  • LaSalle Rowing Club – Windsor, ON
  • London Western Rowing Club – London, ON
  • Niagara Falls Rowing Club – Niagara Falls, ON
  • Ottawa Rowing Club – Ottawa, ON
  • Owen Sound Rowing Club – Owen Sound, ON
  • Peterborough Rowing Club – Peterborough, ON
  • Sudbury Rowing Club – Sudbury, ON

Para-rowing In Canada