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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.

News and Events


COVID-19 Programming Update

Last week we received news that to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Philadelphia School District is postponing all school-based activities where large groups of students gather, including athletic events, until April 13th. To keep our students, coaches, and the greater community safe, we are suspending all programming until April 13th or until further notice. Please stay safe and reach out if you have any specific questions about our programs or how to get involved!

The #PCR10kChallenge is Going Strong!

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The #PCR10kChallenge Is Back!!

Since last year's #PCR10kChallenge was a HUGE success, we're bringing it back for another round with the goal of gaining even more supporters and rowing even more meters! The challenge will run from March 1st to March 31st. Be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook for updates on the challenge!

Summer Learn To Row Camps!

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Planning for Summer Learn To Row Dates is Suspended Until Further Notice

To keep our students, coaches, and the greater community safe, Philadelphia City Rowing ispostponing the release of any information related to our summer programs until we have more information from our local government and health officials. Please stay safe!

Middle School Programs

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Spring Middle School Programs Suspended

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. 

Spring middle school programs are suspended until further notice. Please stay safe!

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