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Middle School Programs

Philadelphia City Rowing offers a FREE Middle School Program that introduces students in 7th and 8th grade to the sport of rowing. Students must attend a Philadelphia Public or Charter school to participate the program.

Practices are at Lloyd Hall, #1 Boathouse Row, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:15-6:15pm and on Saturdays from 12-2pm.  Students will learn about rowing through both on the water and land workouts.  In addition, PCR provides a general introduction to fitness, nutrition education, and environmental education.

All students will need to demonstrate they can swim two lengths and tread water for two minutes.  Swimming lessons are offered to students who cannot pass the test and will take place at the Temple University pool from 2-4pm on Saturday afternoons. 

Fall 2018 Program Calendar

The 2018 fall program will begin on Monday, September 17th and will run through Saturday, November 3rd. Enrollment for the fall program is currently CLOSED.

Spring 2019 Program 

The Spring 2019 program will run from Monday, March 18th through Saturday, May 11th. 

Please check back in late January to apply!