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Renton Rowing Center is a place for all young people to find acceptance and a supportive community! We believe that all young athletes deserve to have the opportunity to row. We offer programs for High School and Middle School athletes of all experience levels.


2023 High School Winter Season

Monday - Friday

4:00pm - 6:15pm

January 4th - February 24th


Winter 2023 registration for High School athletes is now open for returning athletes. If you are a new High School athlete and would like to row with us, please email us to join the waitlist.

Middle School programs will resume in Spring!

Visit our Youth Resources page for more information.

What are we doing in response to COVID-19?

Proof of vaccination is no longer required to participate at any level of our programs. We encourage all participants to receive the CDC recommended vaccinations and boosters if they are comfortable doing so. Masks are optional but encouraged. Please visit our COVID Policies page for full information.

New to Rowing?

We aim to include any youth in the community interested in rowing. All youth athletes are welcome in our programs, regardless of fitness or experience. New rowers can sign up for our seasonal programs, or contact the Program Director for additional details.


We will offer local and regional competition opportunities for our athletes as they become available. Competition is open to High School athletes of all skill levels who attend at least 80% of scheduled practices. Select competitions will be available to Middle School athletes based on events offered. Participation in competition is optional and will be available during the Fall and Spring seasons.

Need support to row?

The George Pocock Rowing Foundation provides need-based youth rowing scholarships at multiple boathouses throughout Seattle and Renton. Scholarship funds are awarded based on financial need and the participant’s ability to meet attendance and participation expectations. If awarded a scholarship, athletes must:


  • Attend 75% of practices

  • Volunteer 5 hours per season

  • Attend one community event per year


Partial and full scholarships are available. The information you provide will be treated confidentially, and will be used only for eligibility determination.

​Funding is limited and awarded on a case by case basis.