Adult Programs


MicMac AAC Rowing offers a wide variety of programs for adults:

 

MMAAC Rowing – Adult Programs rev August 14 2016

Adult (Under 23 / Senior) Recreational

Adult (Under 23 / Senior) Competitive

Adult Indoor Rowing

Adult Learn to Row: Group Lessons

Adult Learn to Row: Private / Semi-Private Lessons

Adult Novice

Adult Recreational

Adult (Master’s) Pre-Competitive

Adult (Master’s) Competitive


Adult (Under 23 / Senior) Recreational (note: this program is offered in the spring / summer only)

SPRING / SUMMER 2017

Practice Sessions: May 1 – August 31, 2017
– Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 4:00PM
– Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:45AM
– Saturdays at 9:00AM
Program Fee: $325, including annual RCA Sport, and Row NS fees. Participants in this program who wish to upgrade to RCA Competitive status in order to compete at regattas will need to register for the membership upgrade from RCA for an additional $35.

Participants aged 18-29 who have completed a Learn to Row program can join the U23/Senior Recreational program. Training is focussed on fun, improving overall fitness, and further development of sport-specific skills. The program is for athletes still building towards, or not interested in training for competition. Six sessions are offered weekly and participants can join up to three of these each week. This program is offered in late spring / summer only.


Adult (Under 23 / Senior) Competitive

SPRING / SUMMER / FALL 2017

Full on-water season (“ABC”): April 15-October 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:00PM
– Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:45AM
– Saturdays at 9:00AM
Program Fee: $575, including annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees. Register for this program and save $110 versus registering for each season separately ($50 off total program fees, plus inclusion of the RCA and Row NS annual fees).

Spring (“A”) Only: April 15 – May 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:00PM
– Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:45AM
– Saturdays at 9:00AM
Program Fee: $150, plus annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees.

Summer (“B”) Only: June 1 – August 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:00PM
– Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:45AM
– Saturdays at 9:00AM
Program Fee: $325, plus annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees if not already paid through a previous program in 2017.

Fall (“C”) Only: September 1 – October 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:00PM
– Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:45AM
– Saturdays at 9:00AM
Program Fee: $150, plus annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees if not already paid through a previous program in 2017.

This program is for participants aged 14+ with at least one season of rowing experience, who wish to train to compete at local, national and international level regattas. Participants in this program train up to 6 times / week on the water, plus additional self-directed strength, flexibility, and cross-training. Sessions at the beginning of the season may be indoors depending on water temperature and weather conditions. Participants are responsible for funding their attendance at regattas and a club racing uniform.


Adult Indoor Rowing – NEW!

SUMMER 2017

Practice Sessions (June 6-22):
– Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00-1:45PM
– June 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, and 22

Program Fee:

– $75 for new participants (includes RCA Sport Rower and Row Nova Scotia annual membership fees)
– $50 for returning participants
– No charge for members enrolled in 2017 on-water programs
This program is designed for:
– non-rowers who would like to learn to safely use and improve their fitness using indoor rowing machines
– non-rowers that would like to get experience indoors on rowing machines before learning to row on the water
– returning rowers that would like to supplement their on-water training with indoor training
Multiple workouts will be offered each session tailored to the goals of each participant. The coach will work directly with those new to rowing to teach them how to use the indoor rowing machine safely and efficiently. The coach will also provide a training plan and feedback to returning participants as they progress through their workouts.

SPRING 2017

Practice Sessions (April 18-May 31):
– Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00-1:45PM
Program Fee: $100, including RCA Sport Rower and Row NS fees.
This program is designed for:
– non-rowers who would like to learn to safely use and improve their fitness using indoor rowing machines
– non-rowers that would like to get experience indoors on rowing machines before learning to row on the water
– returning rowers that would prefer to stay indoors until water and weather conditions are warmer
– returning rowers that would like to supplement their on-water training with indoor training
Multiple workouts will be offered each session tailored to the goals of each participant.

Adult Learn to Row: Group Lessons

SPRING / SUMMER 2017

This introductory rowing program is 6×2-hour lessons over a 2-week period. It is for adults who want to try the sport for the first time. Participants will receive both dockside and on-water instructions. They will learn about safety, equipment, terminology, and the basic elements of a rowing stroke, both sculling and sweeping. All rowing equipment is provided. Participants should dress in light layers of clothing suitable for being on the water, and bring a change of clothes and a water bottle. Upon completion of the LTR program, participants can continue rowing in the Adult Novice Program. $50 of the LTR fee will be credited towards the Novice Program fee.

Program Fee: $150, including RCA Sport and Row NS fees

Session A: May 29-June 11
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays May 29 and June 5 at 6:00PM
– Wednesdays May 31 and June 7 at 6:00PM
– Sundays June 4 and June 11 at 4:00PM

Session B: May 30-June 11
Practice Sessions:
– Tuesdays May 30 and June 6 at 6:00PM
– Thursdays June 1 and June 8 at 6:00PM
– Sundays June 4 and June 11 at 4:00PM

Session C: June 12-25
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays June 12 and June 19 at 6:00PM
– Wednesdays June 14 and June 21 at 6:00PM
– Sundays June 18 and June 25 at 4:00PM

Session D: June 13-25
Practice Sessions:
– Tuesdays June 13 and June 20 at 6:00PM
– Thursdays June 15 and June 22 at 6:00PM
– Sundays June 18 and June 25 at 4:00PM

Session E: August 14-30
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays August 14, 21, and 28 at 6:00PM
– Wednesdays August 16, 23, and 30 at 6:00PM

Session F: September 12-25
Practice Sessions:
– Tuesdays September 12, 19, and 26 at 6:00PM
– Thursdays September 14, 21, and 28 at 6:00PM

Want to build your own Learn to Row group and program? Customized dates and times are available for a minimum of four participants. Email: micmacaacrowing@gmail.com to inquire.


Adult Learn to Row: Private / Semi-Private Lessons

SPRING / SUMMER / FALL 2017

Six 1.5 hour sessionsFee:  $250Over 6 sessions, adults 19 or older will learn the basics of sculling. Participants will have a good understanding of rowing equipment, balance, grip, boat handling and safety procedures, steering, and how to leave / enter the dock area. Once completed, Participants can register for the Adult Novice Rowing Program. Registrants will be partnered with a trained coach, and the timing of the 6 sessions will be determined directly with the coach. The first session must not be prior to the water temperature reaching 11 degrees C. It is recommended that sessions be scheduled over a 2-3 week period, however the sessions will remain valid until October 31, 2017.


Adult Novice (note: this program is offered in the summer only. Participants from Learn to Row Sessions “E” and “F” can continue rowing this fall in the Adult Recreational program).

SUMMER 2017

The Novice program is for first year adult rowers who have completed a Learn To Row program. In this program you will continue to learn and progress your rowing and boat handling skills, with a focus on fun and fitness. Participants who completed a Learn to Row program in previous years at either Mic Mac AAC or another club may also join this program.

Adult Novice Program: June 12 – August 31 (or upon completion of your 2017 Learn to Row program)

Practice Sessions:– Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 6:30PM

Program Fee: $325 (a $50 credit will be applied to the cost of this program, if the participant completed a Learn To Row program at Mic Mac AAC in 2017)


Adult Recreational

SPRING / SUMMER / FALL 2017

At least one season of rowing experience is a prerequisite for this program. The focus is on fun, fitness, development of rowing skills, and self-improvement, and is for those who want to participate in the sport in a non-competitive, relaxed environment. Spring training sessions will be conducted indoors until water temperature reaches at least 11 degrees C. On-water sessions will be in both large and small boats, sculling and sweeping.

Full on-water season (“ABC”): April 15-October 31, 2017

Practice Sessions:
– Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 6:00PM
Program Fee: $575, including annual RCA Sport ($15) and Row NS ($10) fees. Register for this program and save $75 versus registering for each season separately ($50 off total program fees, plus inclusion of the RCA and Row NS annual fees).
Spring (“A”) Only: April 15 – May 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:– Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 6:00PM
Program Fee: $150, plus annual RCA Sport ($15) and Row NS ($10) fees.
Summer (“B”) Only: June 1 – August 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:– Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 6:00PM
Program Fee: $325, plus annual RCA Sport ($15) and Row NS ($10) fees if not already paid through a previous program in 2017.
Fall (“C”) Only: September 1 – October 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:– Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 6:00PM
Program Fee: $150, plus annual RCA Sport ($15) and Row NS ($10) fees if not already paid through a previous program in 2017.

Adult (Master’s) Pre-Competitive

SPRING 2017

This program will be offered in Spring 2017 and Fall 2017. 
Recommended participants:
– Coming from an Adult Novice or Adult Recreational program
– Coming from the Fall 2016 Mic Mac AAC Adult Pre-Competitive program, and not yet ready to progress to Adult Master’s Competitive (please consult with a coach to confirm)
At least one season of rowing experience is a prerequisite for this program. Recommended for Adult athletes with little or no racing experience in rowing that would like to start racing in 2017.The focus is on further development of rowing skills and fitness, with an introduction to racing skills such as rowing at higher pressure and rates, starts, and competing as a Novice athlete at local regattas in May 2017 for participants of the Spring program, and September / October 2017 for the fall program.
Adult Pre-Competitive Master’s “A” Program: April 15 – May 31
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00PM
– Fridays at 5:45AM
– Saturdays at 7:00AM
Program Fee: $150, plus annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees. Participants are responsible for funding their attendance at regattas and a club racing uniform.

FALL 2017

Adult Pre-Competitive Master’s “C” Program: September 1 – October 31
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00PM
– Fridays at 5:45AM
– Saturdays at 7:00AM
Program Fee: $150, plus annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees if not already paid through a previous program in 2o17. Participants are responsible for funding their attendance at regattas and a club racing uniform.

Adult (Master’s) Competitive

SPRING / SUMMER / FALL 2017

Full on-water season (“ABC”): April 15-October 31, 2017

Practice Sessions:
APRIL MAY – Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00PM, Fridays at 5:45AM, Saturdays at 7:00AM
JUNE JULY AUGUST – Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 5:45AM, Saturdays at 7:00AM
SEPTEMBER OCTOBER – Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00PM, Fridays at 5:45AM, Saturdays at 7:00AM
Program Fee: $575, including annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees. Register for this program and save $110 versus registering for each season separately ($50 off total program fees, plus inclusion of the RCA and Row NS annual fees).

 

Spring (“A”) Only: April 15 – May 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:
– Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00PM, Fridays at 5:45AM, Saturdays at 7:00AM
Program Fee: $150, plus annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees.
Summer (“B”) Only: June 1 – August 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:– Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 5:45AM, Saturdays at 7:00AM
Program Fee: $325, plus annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees if not already paid through a previous program in 2017.
Fall (“C”) Only: September 1 – October 31, 2017
Practice Sessions:– Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00PM, Fridays at 5:45AM, Saturdays at 7:00AM
Program Fee: $150, plus annual RCA Competitive ($50) and Row NS ($10) fees if not already paid through a previous program in 2017.
This program is for adult athletes who want to train and compete as “Master’s” (ages 21+), in addition to fun and fellowship. Participants must demonstrate a commitment to performance, be highly self-motivated, and be able to commit to the demanding schedule of training and competing. Participants are responsible for funding their attendance at regattas and a club racing uniform.