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Masters

RHCC offers two Masters programs for individuals aged 25 + and a third program for paddlers age 18 – 24. Several events are available throughout the season for those who wish to compete, culminating with the annual CanMas regatta held after Nationals at the end of August.




Coached Masters (Age 25+)
This program is for adults who would like to be full time members of the club and learn the skills for sprint racing. Catering for paddlers who do not own their own boats; club equipment is supplied. On-water coaching and planned workouts take place three times per week from May through October. This group is led by Assistant Coach - Marika Zgela.

Fee: $520.00

This includes all fees except for regatta entry fees and racing fees.

All regatta and racing fees are tallied and charged to the paddler by invoice at the end of the racing season.

Training Schedule:

May - Oct*

Mon & Wed >    6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday >        7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

*sessions may be 'on' or 'off' water as light/water conditions and/or paddling experience permits, and the end date of the program in Fall is weather and light dependent but usually mid-October


Experienced Masters (Age 25+)

This program is for full time members with extensive paddling experience (approved by the Head Coach) who own their own personal racing boats. The clubhouse is open many mornings and evenings in the summer to allow experienced paddlers to go out on the water in groups. Training programs are available for this group but no direct coaching. With safety being of primary importance, members are advised not to paddle alone and to wear Canada-approved PFD’s when paddling in cold weather. 

  

Fee: $385.00

This includes all fees except for regatta entry fees and racing fees.

All regatta and racing fees are tallied and charged to the paddler by invoice at the end of the racing season.


Junior Masters (Ages 18 - 24)

This program is for experienced sprint racing athletes (approved by the Head Coach) who want to maintain their paddling skills and own their own personal racing boats. The clubhouse is open many mornings and evenings in the summer to allow experienced paddlers to go out on the water in groups. Training programs are available for this group but no direct coaching. With safety being of primary importance, members are advised not to paddle alone and to wear Canada-approved PFD’s when paddling in cold weather

Fee: $385.00

This includes all fees except for regatta entry fees and racing fees.

All regatta and racing fees are tallied and charged to the paddler by invoice at the end of the racing season.



How to Register
For more information please see Registration page.

Volunteering

  • There is a mandatory contribution of 8 volunteer hours for each Master paddler.
  • Please refer to the Volunteer Policy for further details.