Programs

Canadian rowing has a proud history of producing Olympic and World Championships medallists and in 2016, celebrated its first Paralympic medal in Rio de Janeiro. Rowing is one of Canada’s most successful Olympic sports and has a winning tradition dating back to more than 100 years.

RCA selects squads, crews and teams to attend the following events:

  • Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • Pan American Games
  • World Rowing Championships
  • World Rowing Under-23 Championships
  • World Rowing Junior Championships
  • World Rowing Cups
  • World University Championships

Please learn more about our programs below and to view past teams selected to represent Canada. 

Senior

Canadian rowers are selected to compete on the senior team for each international regatta – from the World Rowing Cup Series...LEARN MORE

Para-Rowing

Canada’s para-rowing team competes at the World Rowing Championships, the Paralympic Games and some World Rowing Cups. Para-...LEARN MORE

Under-23

Canada’s under-23 (U23) rowers compete at various trials throughout the racing year. The top U23 rowers are identified,...LEARN MORE

Junior

Canada’s junior program is for rowers 18 years of age or younger. Junior athletes are selected annually to compete at the...LEARN MORE

Next Gen

The NextGen program is designed to focus on NextGen rowers trending five to eight years from an Olympic/Paralympic podium...LEARN MORE