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Philadelphia City Rowing empowers youth through the sport of rowing.

We provide academic services, nutrition education, and supportive mentoring within a highly structured athletic program, with the goal of helping young people reach their full potential, leading full, healthy lives.

10k Challenge

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Support the PCR 10k Challenge!

PCR has received an anonymous $10,000 challenge grant to help us build support and raise additional funds to support our life changing programs. Help us engage 100 people in rowing 1,000,000 meters in support of our programs and student athletes!

High School 2018

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High School team prepares for spring racing!

Through our highly structured sport-based youth development program, we improve the academic achievement, health outcomes, and personal development of our participants. Our rowing activities are based on Philadelphia's historic Boathouse Row, and student-athletes row from a boatyard dedicated solely to serving the community!

Summer Learn To Row Camps!

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Summer Camp Enrollment Opens April 1st!

PCR's Summer Learn to Row Camps introduce students to the sport of rowing and lay the ground work for future participation in our high school program. This program is free of charge, but enrollment is limited. Participants MUST be rising 7th through 11th graders and enrolled in a public or charter school in Philadelphia.

About PCR

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.

Your Donations Make a Difference

It comes down to our basic belief that all children deserve the same opportunities to succeed and grow.