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False Creek Rowing Club (Vanier Park), 1628 Whyte Ave #1608, Vancouver

Learn to Row: 3-Week Program (13yrs+)

The Learn to Row: 3-Week Program with Rowing BC takes place with sessions in July and August. The program is an opportunity for CAN youth and adults on the autism spectrum (13yrs+) to learn the basics of rowing, on-land training and on-water rowing!

This opportunity is ideal for those who: 

  • are comfortable with swimming
  • are comfortable participating in a variety of weather and water conditions (wind, waves, rain, sun)
  • enjoy being in-and-around water
  • have enjoyed other full-body sports in the past
  • are okay with constant boat and pedestrian activity in and around the False Creek waterway

The rowing stroke uses the whole body (legs, back and core, arms and shoulders) to propel the boat backwards through the water. The repetitive motion can be a relaxing recreational activity, or become a competitive pursuit. This introduction will provide the foundation for understanding and enjoying rowing, and can lead into future opportunities for those who wish to pursue rowing.

Learn to Row: 3-Week Program (13yrs+)
False Creek Rowing Club (Vanier Park)

  • July 25-August 8
    Sundays, 11am-1pm
  • July 28-August 11
    Sundays, 6:30-8:30pm
  • August 15-29
    Sundays, 6:30-8:30pm
  • August 18-September 1
    Wednesdays, 11am-1pm


Login to your membership profile when registration opens. Spots are limited as there will be a maximum of 2 participants per session. Participants must be able to attend all 3 sessions.

Opens: Mon, Jul 5 at noon
Closes: Fri, Jul 9 at noon

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Join now! For $25 per year (per individual on the spectrum), membership gives children, youth and adults on the autism spectrum access to our full range of programs and family experiences year-round.

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