• 2024 Summer & Fall Sessions now Open!!

  • VLRC Youth Rowing Fall 2024 Season

    Septeber 9th 2024-December 13th, 2024

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    VLRC Youth Rowing Fall Season

    • 5-Day a Week Youth Rowing: Our 5-day a week program is open to all youth athletes ages 12-18. No expierence is required to join this program.
    • 5-day a week athletes regardless of expierence are training for competive rowing for our fall season. Athletes can choose whether or not they wish to race. Our racing schedule, listed below, is open to all athletes that wish to particpate regardless of experience. New athletes need not worry, they can race in the Novice "New Rower" category.
    • 5-day a week athletes can expect to work on technique, strength development, and over all rowing skill development at each practice. Athletes will learn how to row in both scull and sweep displines, they will learn weight lifting and calestics techniques, and how to use the indoor rowing machines (erg).
    • Cost: Our 5-Day a week program for fall is $600

    Register Here


    • 3-Day a Week Youth Rowing:  Our 3-day a week youth program is open to all athletes 12-18. No experience is required. Our 3-Day a week program is perfect for athletes just joining the sport of rowing or those juggling multiple afterschool activites and cannot attend 5-days a week. This program is all about athlete development and learning the skills and technique involved with rowing.
    • 3-Day a week athletes have the oppertunity to compete at the Portland Fall Classic Regatta. Athletes can race at other fall races pending coaches approval.
    • Our 3-Day a week group's main focus is learing the sport of rowing and developing technique and skill in a fun enviorment. Athletes can expect to learn rowing technique in the sculling and sweep disciplines and proper calestics movement patterns.
    • Cost:  Our 3-Day a week program is $400 for the fall season

    Register Here



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    Practice Schedule

    • Fall rowing dates 3-Day a Week : September 9th - December 13th, 2024
    • Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4:15 PM - 6:30 PM (rowers can come on alternate days pending coaches approval)
    • Fall rowing dates 5-Days a Week: September 9th - December 15th, 2024
    • Monday - Friday 4:15 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Where to go for Practice: Practice is held at the VLRC boathouse on the west side of Vancouver Lake. Our address is: 8612 NW Erwin O Rieger Memorial Highway Vancouver, WA 98660
    • What to wear: Tight fitting clothes that will not get caught on the oars or the sliding seat (EX spandex pants/shorts, shirts no longer than waist). Gloves are not worn for rowing. Bring spare clothes for after practice.
    • Note: All rowing equipment is provided by VLRC.
    • Uniforms: If your rower chooses to race, we have unisuits that can be rented for $25 a season. We will also open up our team store on September 9th. Athletes can order gear for our Spring 2025 season.

    Coaches are all SafeSport trained, background checked, First Aid/CPR/AED trained, licensed boat drivers.

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    • 10/6 Tail of the Lake Regatta (Day Trip, Seattle WA) 5-Day a week athletes
    • 10/13: American Lake Fall Classic (Day trip, Tacoma, WA) 5-Day a week athletes
    • 10/27: Portland Fall Classic (Vancouver Lake) 5-Day a week athletes & 3-Day a week athletes
    • 11/3: Head of the Lake (Day trip, Seattle, WA) 5-Day a week athletes


    Other Questions: Please contact Coach Jamie 



    Vancouver Lake Rowing Club was founded with the intent of supporting the youth of our community through positive educational activities on water. Vancouver Lake Rowing Club serves the youth of our community, adaptive rowers, at risk individuals, and adult rowers and paddlers by teaching rowing technique, water safety, teamwork, and stewardship of resources.


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