Integrating a rowing program into an athletic department can be a great way to engage a variety of students in an active lifestyle. Rowing not only offers the opportunity to be physically active, but it also builds discipline, responsibility, and comaraderie – which are great for all students.
Many secondary schools across Ontario have had great success in adding rowing to the options offered through their athletic departments. Often partnering with a local rowing club, youth can enjoy the benefits of participating in an extra-curricular activity while building relationships within the greater community.
Interested in rowing at your school? Check with your athletic department to see if your school has a program in place. If not, please refer to the tips below for starting your school’s rowing program.
Ontario universities have many strong rowing programs. Across Ontario, you will find active post-secondary rowing clubs with athletes of various levels. From novice to high performance rowers, the opportunities available to post-secondary rowers are vast. Training continues throughout the off-water season, building a strong community throughout the post-secondary experience.
Interested in rowing during your post-secondary education? Check with your athletic department for rowing opportunities.