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The Edmonton Rowing Club has been rowing on the North Saskatchewan for 48 years!
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Welcome to the Edmonton Rowing Club

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The Edmonton Rowing Club offers a wide range of programs that are tailored to any age. From Junior Rowing all the way up to Masters, you will always find a home at the Edmonton Rowing Club. Check out all of our available programs below.

Learn to Row

Interested in Learning How to Row? Join our 6 session introduction program! Read More

Sport Rowing

Want to Row Recreationally? The Sport program is a welcoming group focused on fitness and fun!  Read More

Masters Rowing

Masters Athletes age 27+ train and compete in regattas.   Read More

Senior Competitive

Athletes age 19-26 train and compete in regattas.   Read More

Row for Kids

Want to row for the greater good? Row for Kids supports the Stollery Children’s Hospital (75%) and youth rowing (25%).   Read More

Private Groups

Consider rowing for your next team building activity or family function! Read More

High School

Represent your school on the water!  Read More

Junior (U19)

Athletes age 13-18 train and compete in regattas.   Read More

Summer Camps

Day Camp Programs for Youth 13-18. Come learn to row, or develop your skills! Read More

Our Story

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Welcome to the Edmonton Rowing Club, serving Edmonton and the Capital Region since 1974. From its boathouses and training centre in Buena Vista Park, the Edmonton Rowing club offers an unparallelled rowing experience in the natural beauty of the mighty North Saskatchewan River valley. The Edmonton Rowing Club offers a variety of programs catering to all ages, and skill levels. Our members range in age from 14 to 75+. We offer a variety of programs ranging from introductory programs, a drop-in recreational program, and structured competitive programs for juniors, open class and masters. Our trained coaching staff will help you choose a program that is just right for you.

Learn About Our History

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During a cold winter night in early 1972, John Bell traipsed around the U of A campus putting notices up on bulletin boards. It was an invitation to anyone interested in starting a rowing club in Edmonton to contact him. John had become hooked on rowing while attending Ridley College in St. Catharines…

Meet Our Coaches

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The Edmonton Rowing Club has some great coaches. Learn about how they can mentor you to be best that you can be.

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Our coaches are determined to do everything they can to help you reach your potential. Their goal is to give you the tools you need to succeed.

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Highly Experienced

Our coaches utilize their many years of experience and coaching education to bring out the best in their rowers. 

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Rowing Canada Aviron Certified

Our coaches go through training with the RCA to ensure that you follow safe practices and receive coaching that is tailored to your specific needs.

Do You Have What It Takes To Row With Us?

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Get Motivated

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Gain Discipline

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Build Strength

The Edmonton Rowing Club is currently accepting new rowers. Join our Learn to Row program today!

What’s News at the Club

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Check out the latest happenings at the club and in our community.

2021 Dock Day

2021 Dock Day

Dock Day is May 15th! If you have been by the club lately, you will have noticed that the ERC still has quite a bit of snow/ice melt at our ramp. Unfortunately this means we have had to push our dock installation and program start dates back by a week. Dock day is now...

We are inclusive!

We are inclusive!

Did you know?The ERC is a welcoming community for everyone regardless of their rowing goals, age, gender, sex, race, class, religion, ethnicity, ability, language, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Join us for the upcoming season! See for...

Rowing coach wanted

Rowing coach wanted

The ERC is hiring a Rowing Coach for the 2021 summer season.   Applications will be accepted until April 6, 2021. For details of the position, download the posting HERE.   Please forward your letter of application including your resume and two references to Karah...