Rowers of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, are welcome.

Rowing is a fun and refreshing way to enjoy exercise outside and connect with like minded individuals.

Rowing is a wonderful way to start the day, meet new people, and enjoy the Okanagan. No experience is necessary.
Membership includes learn to row classes; learn the fundamentals of rowing, or refresh forgotten skills.

Okanagan Lifestyle

Good times, great people, fun exercise, and fresh air.

Outdoor Exercise

Rowing exercises all the major muscle groups. Spend quality time outside breathing fresh air, surrounded by mountains, a beautiful lake, and sunrises that will set any heart ablaze. Improve cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength with every stroke.

Fun on the Water

Rowing is a great way to meet new people, deepen existing connections, and spend time with like minded individuals; have a few laughs, share life stories, exercise together, and experience the beautiful surroundings as a crew.

Equipment is Provided

The club provides all the necessary equipment, so you can enjoy an Okanagan life without having to purchase expensive boats and oars. Just show up with a smile and sunblock.

Socials and Gatherings

Club members also enjoy social rows, barbeques, club dinners, off-season meet-ups, events, and complimentary sports, such as cross country skiing in the winter. Come join the fun, everyone is welcome.

Connect with a community of like minded individuals, get exercise, and enjoy the best of the Okanagan.

Sign up to be a member of the club

No rowing experience is necessary. Membership includes the learn to row program.

Frequently Asked Questions

You have questions, we have answers.

What is KRC?

Kelowna Rowing Club (KRC) is a non-profit society.

I don't know how to row. Can I join?

Yes. The full membership includes a Learn to Row program, so you can learn the fundamentals of rowing. After completing the classes, you can row regularly with the club.

Do I need a boat/equipment?

No. All necessary equipment is provided by the club, such as: boats, oars, personal floatation devices, ergs… etc. Just show up with a smile and you're ready to go.

Who can row?

Everyone is welcome to row. As long as you can swim, bend your knees, and safely handle the equipment, you can probably row. We recommend that youth be at least in grade 7 so that they can handle the equipment safely and are tall enough to fit into the boat.

What months are you open?

The club is open from May to late October.

How much is the season?

The prorated prices for the 2022-2023 season are $315.00 for adults and $250.00 for youth (12-18) which both include the Learn to Row program.

Is there always a coach present?

Not always as it depends on their availability but there's always a safety boat.

What hours can I row?

Members can row during scheduled rowing times. Depending on the time of year the times are typically between 6:00am and 7:30am and some evenings at 5:30pm.