Santa Barbara County’s Only Community Rowing Program
Mission Rowing is open and running all sessions. We provide Learn to Row sessions for all ages. Masters (adult), High School, Middle School, and High-Performance Programs are up and running. Programs are currently restricted to singles: one-person boats. Protocols to minimize risk and exposure during the Convid-19 pandemic are in place.
New Offerings (as of April 2021)
- Youth Summer 2021 Options are now posted for 5th-12th graders.
- Adult Learn to Row Sessions - through Dec. 2021
- Experienced/ Intermediate Adult Rowing offerings 2021.
Mission Rowing provides instruction and training opportunities for all age groups and skill levels: focusing on the individual athlete, their connection to the boat, and role as part of a team.
Learn to Row
To join an ongoing program or to try the sport, we offer private / semi-private learn-to-row sessions continually through the year. Our system is to get participants familiar with the rowing; it’s challenges and its rewards as quickly as possible.
Middle School Program
Designed to introduce the fundamentals of sculling, (2 oars per person), to Middle Schoolers. Our approach focuses on proper technique and boat handling skills while balancing the atmosphere by providing competitive games and building teamwork and camaraderie to keep the age group engaged.
High School Team
This competitive racing program focuses on developing the individual and the team to the highest level of their ability to represent Mission Rowing at regional, national and international regattas.
We Need Your Help!
Mission Rowing operates near a break-even basis. The cost of scholarships and capital expenses are extensive. Your donations help provide new racing shells, launches, scholarship opportunities for those in need, ergs, RP3s, and other training equipment. Please consider giving. Mission Rowing is a 501c3 Not for Profit, as such your donation will be tax-deductible. If you have questions about donations please email our Executive Director Carol Nagy.