Once Racing Development athletes can balance a tippier racing boat, they can move up to Competitive Program.  This group is designer for athletes under 14 years of age and led by an Assistant Coach for the on-water paddling season. Group will typically participate in 4-6 interclub Regattas. More experienced and/or older members of this group may qualify for the Western Ontario Division Championship.


Spring and fall:

Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Friday 

5:00pm – 6:30 pm

Saturday 9:30am – 11:30 pm

July & August:

Monday – Friday 9:30am – 12:00 pm

Regatta and race entry fees are invoiced at the end of the racing season.


  • 4 sessions per week in spring and fall
  • sessions per week in summer
  • On-water instruction and training (May to October, weather dependent)
  • Winter Dry-land training with Ergometer (November to April)
  • There may be additional team boat practices in the summer – these will be determined by the Head Coach according to pairings and paddler availability and COVID restriction levels
  • This group is coached by an Assistant Coach
  • All team boat paddler assignments are determined by the Head Coach
  • NOTE: There is a 2- week break from training after Nationals in late August.