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High School Programs

New Athletes Wanted!

New to Rowing? Try the first week of our program for free!

Competitive Rowing

  • Be part of a uniquely strong and welcoming team culture.
  • Open to athletes entering 9th to 12th grade.
  • Compete in 4-5 races throughout the season.
  • Learn and develop rowing technique, blade work, and power application.
  • Learn goal setting from high-level to daily goals.




Winter Training

  • As a strength/endurance sport, maintaining fitness is critical to success.
  • It's the best time to bond with the team.
  • Staying active through the winter has significant mental health benefits.
  • New athletes can learn the big movements of the stroke in a stable environment. (It's a great time to start!)
  • The training includes a variety of rowing workouts, strength training, plyometrics, and mobility exercises.

Summer Competitive

  • Learn a new skill (bowing, steering, sculling).
  • Improve your blade-work without the pressures of spring and fall competition.
  • Get extremely comfortable in all boat sizes.
  • With no attendance requirements, this program is easy to fit into summer jobs or traveling.



Competitive Program

winter conditioning

summer competitive

Frequently Asked Questions

New to rowing? Check out our FAQs page for some answers to frequently asked questions.


As always, please contact the Newport Rowing Club staff for any questions. We are happy to assist you in any way we can.

(302) 998-4000

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Newport Rowing Club
301 Harvey Drive, Suite 8
Newport, DE 19804