Philadelphia City Rowing teaches Philadelphia public and charter middle school students, who historically have not had access, the sport of rowing and the watershed areas. We seek to empower these young people through the discipline, perseverance and teamwork that rowing instills.
Founded in 2010, Philadelphia City Rowing ("PCR") is a privately funded non-profit organization that empowers Philadelphia public and charter school students to reach their greatest potential. PCR’s programs are offered free of charge to public school students in grades 7-12. We believe that by providing nutrition education, mentoring, enrichment opportunities, environmental education, and academic support in conjunction with a highly structured athletic program, we can improve the academic achievement, health outcomes, and personal development of our participants.
It comes down to our basic belief that all children deserve the same opportunities to succeed and grow.