SRCC offers supervised canoe and kayak racing programs for athletes of all ability levels from beginners to high performance athletes training for international competitions - including the Olympic Games. Racing programs are led by experienced, NCCP certified coaches. Participants register for programs on a six-month basis:
April 1 to September 30 - the Summer on-water season focused on instruction and training in racing canoes & kayaks.
October 1 - March 31 - the Winter dryland season focused on development of endurance and age-appropriate strength capacities.
Summer (including annual insurance coverage) $550.00
Training: Daily - 6 days/week
Summer (including annual insurance coverage) $975.00
High Performance Program (by invitation only)
Training: Daily - 14 to 16 weekly sessions
Training: Masters train unsupervised on their own schedule
Summer - $375.00 (includes annual insurance coverage)
Train with a certified racing coach
SRCC's Head Coach, Rob Sleeth, was hired in April 2017. He is NCCP Level 5 certified with the ChPC (Chartered Professional Coach) designation.
Rob led Canada's National Team program from 1985 to 1999 and coached five Canadian Olympic Teams between 1980 and 1996. Prior to joining SRCC Rob worked as a Senior Podium Coach in Great Brittan where he worked with Women's Kayak Team in preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympics.