Be Active and Healthy During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Barrie Rowing Club is following the direction of the Rowing Canada Updates, Row Ontario, the province of Ontario and the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit to ensure all members and our community continue to be as active and healthy as possible during the Covid-19 pandemic. Key Points from Rowing Canada Updates for BRC Members: On-water rowing activity for club programs for

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Re-Opening Plan Begins

On June 7, 2021 the Province announced the early easing of restrictions under the Reopening plan, into Step 1, as of June 11. This measure permits outdoor gatherings of up to ten. Subsequently starting the morning of Friday, June 11, 2021 all rowing sessions have been increased to groups of ten. As a tenant in the South Shore Centre,

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Open for ‘Limited Use’

The Ontario Government introduced the Roadmap to Reopen on Thursday where they permitted boat clubs to open this weekend. The Barrie Rowing Club is taking this opportunity to open for recreational rowing starting Sunday May 23. Sessions will be open to groups of five for members that are in good standing, including payment of fees and completion of registration

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New To Rowing? Start Here!

Rowers tend to be passionate about their sport. The sensation of being able to propel a boat at speed through the water under one’s own power is exhilarating. It requires teamwork and concentration so that one is almost oblivious to the physical exertion employed. Rowing is a sport that can be enjoyed by all. You can start at any age, learn the technique quickly and improve on it for the rest of your life. To many it is more than a sport, teaching lessons for life:

Rowing also brings significant health benefits. It exercises all the major muscle groups through the full range of motion, involves no body contact or jarring of the joints, and improves both strength and cardiovascular performance. It attracts those looking for an enjoyable recreational activity as well as those looking for exciting competitive opportunities.