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High School Programs

New Athletes Wanted!

New to Rowing? Try our program out for a week free of charge!

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 Conditioning

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



High School Competitive Program

See this page for more information on Newport Rowing Club's High School Competitive program!

High School Winter Conditioning

See this page for more information on Newport Rowing Club's Winter Conditioning program!

Summer Conditioning Details

See this page for more information on Newport Rowing Club's Summer Conditioning program!

NRC men with medals before social distancing.
NRC athletes compete in ring of fire before social distancing.
NRC rowers learn to stand in the boat. Social distancing

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