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Rowing *NEW*


Have you ever watched rowing at the Olympics and wanted to try it out? Now is your chance!


Get out on the water this Sprummer and try Rowing, specifically sculling!

This *NEW* program is designed for individuals of all rowing experience.  Rowers will be in a quad scull (4 people). 


- For the beginners you will learn-to-scull as a group and be together in a boat. 

- Rowers with some sculling experience or who haven’t sculled for some years, will be in their own boat. 


When registering, please enter your skill rating (beginner = 1, Experienced = 10).  This will help us divide everyone into boats according to experience.  You will also be assessed during the first week by the coaches and put in the boat they feel is the best fit for you. 


 This program is in partnership with the historical Gorge Narrows Rowing Club!


Sprummer 2020 Details: 

Start / End Dates

Session I: Starts Wednesday, May 6 and ends Wednesday, June 10.


Session II: Starts Wednesday, June 17 and ends Wednesday, July 29.

# of Weeks

6 Week Programs (6 classes).


Class Times

Each class begins at 6:15pm and ends at 8:00pm (1 hour and forty-five minutes).


Bye Dates

Canada Day: Wednesday, July 1.


Rower Package pick-up

Sprummer 2020 player newsletter and Key Tags will be distributed on your first class.


Your newsletter includes detailed information about the league, and your VSSC Key Tag provides you with excellent deals with our VSSC Partners.


See 'Sport Info' tab for equipment requirements.

Individual Meet & Greet

SAVE THE DATE: Sprummer 2020 Meet & Greet!

Did you sign-up as an individual?  Then this event is for you!

Meet your teammates, decide on a team name and pick-up your newsletter & player key tag. An overview of the club, rules and what you need to know about the Sprummer season will be reviewed. 

When:  Thursday, April 30.

Location:  Shark Club Sports Bar (2852 Douglas St).

  • Starting at 6:00pm – 8:00pm – For those playing Turf & Field Soccer, Futsal, Basketball, Rowing, Court & Beach Volleyball.  

  • Starting at 8:30pm - 10:30pm – For those playing Softball, Kickball, Dodgeball, Floor Hockey, All-sorts of sports, and Lawn Bowling.  

For more information about the Meet & Greet, click here.

Registration Options & Price

Individual Registration: $250.00 + GST.  

You will be placed on a roster of individuals by end of day Tuesday, April 21. For ease of communication with our office, teams must select a captain and co-captain on our website to represent your boat.  Click here to learn more about Individual teams.



Individual team rosters will be posted online by midnight Tuesday, April 21.

Schedules will be posted online by end of day Friday, April 24.  

Ready to Play? Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

**Click here for our Refund Policy

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Session 1 :
Session 2 :

- Click the skill description for more info!
- Prices listed are before taxes
- Review the Refund Policy
- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

How to request to play with a friend or two

Sport Info

What you need to know about Rowing!

About Gorge Narrows Rowing Club

Gorge Narrows has been providing an amazing source for rowers of all ages to get together and row for over 20 years. We have rowers of all skill ranges with different levels of competitiveness.


The Gorge Narrows Rowing Club is located on the historic Gorge Waterway, just south of the Selkirk Trestle Bridge, and is an active partner in the Victoria Harbour Community. The 2940 Jutland Road location lands us on the northern bay of the Upper Harbour, with easy training access to the north and south.


For more information about the club, please visit:

Class Information

This program teaches participants everything you need to know to get out and enjoy the sport of rowing!  Sculling is rowing with two oars. It is a symmetrical, low impact, all body fitness activity that has been enjoyed in Canada since the late 19th century.


Learn the art of sculling on the beautiful Gorge Waterway with experienced, professional, and fun coaches.

What to Bring?

All equipment is provided for you on site!


Participants should wear athletic gear that can get wet, bring sunscreen and a water bottle.

# of Participants

Rowing boats are 4-person hulls.  There will be a maximum 12 participants. 


Depending on interest, we may increase the maximum registration numbers.

Skill Level

Open skill level, everyone welcome, no experience necessary!


When registering, please enter your skill rating (beginner = 1, Experienced = 10).  This will help us divide everyone into boats according to experience.  You will also be assessed during the first week by the coaches and put in the boat they feel is the best fit for you.  

Additional League Information

All paddlers receive:


1) Participants must have fun!

2) Please arrive 15 minutes early as the class begins at 6:15pm sharp.


The VSSC Rowing program will take place at the beautiful Gorge Narrows Rowing Club (2940 Jutland Road).