Pocock Rowing Center

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Youth Rowing at PRC

The Pocock Rowing Center offers year-round rowing opportunities for middle school and high school students attending greater Seattle area schools. Our knowledgeable, professional, and compassionate coaching staff is committed to helping every student-athlete have fun, work hard, and be successful on and off the water.

High School Rowing

The PRC Junior Team is for high school student-athletes (8th graders accepted on a case-by-case basis) who want to have fun working hard.  No athletic or rowing experience is required, but every athlete must be willing to work hard and go fast!  Practices are Monday-Friday afternoons with frequent Saturday morning practices or weekend races, and regular attendance is required.

Click HERE for more information about our High School Team.

Novice Squad

The Novice Squad is for male and female athletes with no previous high school rowing experience OR individuals who participated in the summer, fall or winter but have not raced at USRowing Northwest Junior Regional Championships. Athletes are selected for boats and events by the coaching staff based on technical proficiency, physical fitness, attendance, attitude and flow. Register by going to our Join or Renew page.

Varsity Squad

The Varsity Squad is for male and female athletes who have completed a competitive spring season. Within the Varsity Squads, there are multiple levels of boats, including the Varsity 8, Junior Varsity 8, Third Varsity 8, as well as 4+s, 4xs, 2xs and 2-s. Athletes are selected for boats and events by the coaching staff based on technical proficiency, physical fitness, attendance, attitude and flow. Register by going to our Join or Renew page.

Middle School Rowing

The Pocock Rowing Center Middle School Rowing and Fitness Club is a great way to introduce middle school aged children (6th-8th grades) to the sport of rowing, allow them to develop and learn at their own pace, and engage in fun and meaningful sport play. On the water, participants focus exclusively on sculling, learning first in wide, stable training singles and doubles and progressing into narrower, less stable recreational singles and team boats as their skills and confidence develops. Off the water, participants will engage in age and skill appropriate cardiovascular, flexibility and muscular endurance activities, including structured physical exercise and guided active games.

Register by going to our Join or Renew page.

 

Need-Based Scholarships

The Pocock Foundation, a non-profit, provides need-based youth rowing scholarships so more youth can row on the water as part of a team. Scholarship funds are awarded based on need AND the participant’s ability to meet attendance and participation expectations.

If awarded a scholarship, participants 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 on your application will be treated confidentially, and will be used only for eligibility determination.

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“In a sport like this... there must be some beauty which ordinary men can't see, but extraordinary men do.”George Yeoman Pocock

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