2018 - Celebrating 140 Years!

Youth Clinics



Are you ready to dive into the world of rowing and racing? The Don Rowing Club of Mississauga invites aspiring young rowers to join our Junior Indoor Clinic in April or/and DRC’s annual Summer Youth Camp! Both programs are fantastic opportunities for kids aged 12-17 to discover the excitement of rowing while building skills, teamwork, and a love for the sport. Join our Junior team after completing a minimum of two weeks of camp. Our youth programs are suitable for kids of all fitness levels.



Week 1: July 1 – 5
Week 2: July 8 – 12
Week 3: July 15 – 19
Week 4: July 22 – 26
NO Camp Week of July 29
Week 5: Aug 6 – 9 (4-day week due to Civic Holiday, cost prorated to $320+HST)
Week 6: Aug 12 – 16
Week 7: Aug 19 – 23

TIME: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Don Rowing Club, Mississauga
Max. 24 Kids aged 12 – 17 (Birth Year 2012 or earlier)
COST: $400+HST
PRE-REQUISIT: Ability to swim 50 meters
REGISTRATION LINK: scroll to bottom of page

Summer Youth Camp Highlights:

  • Introduction to Rowing Techniques (first day of camp):
    • Learn the fundamentals of proper rowing techniques on ergometers (rowing machines) and in the indoor tank
    • Receive personalized coaching to ensure a strong foundation and skills.
    • Learn boat and equipment handling skills
  • On-water Rowing (2-3 times a day, weather permitting):
  • Explore the world of crew and small boat rowing on the Credit River.
  • Receive personalized coaching to ensure a strong foundation and technique.
  • Learn about water safety and river traffic rules.
  • Team Building and Racing Skills:
    • Foster teamwork through interactive team-building activities.
    • Learn race strategies and tactics to enhance competitive performance.
    • Fun regatta (race) at the end of each camp week
  • General Fitness Sessions:
    • Engage in dynamic warm-ups and flexibility exercises.
    • Participate in strength and conditioning training tailored for young rowers.
  • Passionate Coaching:
    • Receive guidance from our certified coaches dedicated to nurturing a love for rowing.
    • Benefit from individualized attention to maximize learning and skill development
  • Equipment: All necessary rowing equipment provided. Participants should to bring reusable water bottles, sunscreen, hat, life vest, full change of clothes, a positive attitude, and wear comfortable athletic wear.
  • Lunch + Snacks: Participants should bring their own nut-free lunches and snacks.


How to register for Summer Camps

Full payment is required at time of registration to guarantee spot.

Please read cancellation and refund policy below before registering


  1. Click on registration link https://icrew.club/register?club=DRCCA Registration Code k9du873
  2. Scroll down to desired program and click on link
  3. Create Profile for participant, parents may enter parent email and phone number – make sure you complete each field, click Register
  4. In your account, click Payments on left sidebar
  5. Click yellow Pay button
  6. Click Pay Now on payment page
  7. PayPal: if you do not have an account, check out as Guest
  8. After successful payment, click Return to Merchant


Program Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • Up to 21 days before start of session: Full refund.
  • 20 days to 14 days before session start: $50 Cancellation fee
  • 13 days to 7 days before session start: $100 Cancellation fee
  • Less than 7days before session start: NO refund
  • Sorry, no make-up classes or refund for missed classes due to personal reasons