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Learn to Row - Sunday Beginners Program

Suitable for absolute beginners to the more advanced

Running every Sunday, participants can attend on a regular or casual basis and will be introduced to the sport thoroughly. You will be taught the basics of rowing sweep (one oar) and sculling (two oars), with the ultimate aim to enjoy further participation of rowing either at club, school or recreational level.

The Sunday beginners program is a regular program, however beginners may participate in different programs throughout the week. If you would like other beginner program options, please feel free to register your interest below and we will contact you to find the best possible session/s for your needs.


  • This beginner based program is held on Sundays, however beginners may participate in different programs throughout the week
  • Suitable for anyone 13 years +
  • All Learn to Row sessions are 2 hours long
  • Rowing School Victoria runs all weather programs
  • All programs will run rain or shine.

Call Sue on 0415 803 032
or email us to find out more about
Rowing School Victoria’s Rowing programs.

Getting started

Step One

Come to the boat shed and take part in a limited number (max of 4 participants), no obligation introduction session. This lesson is suitable for absolute beginners.

Step Two

Following the no obligation introduction program, you can join the progressive learning program on either a casual basis or purchase a multi-session pack.

This can be shared between family and friends – fantastic!

Step Three

Once your basic rowing skills have been established, we will discuss different options available depending on what you want to do, either recreationally or competitively.

We will endeavor to create as many options as possible depending on your availability and commitment level.

Where to go

Power House Rowing Club, Alexandra Avenue, Toorak
The Rowing Club is located near the intersection of Williams Road North and Alexandra Avenue on the banks of the Yarra River.


Power House Rowing Club


What to bring

  • Rowing Zootie, bike pants or old shorts
    (nothing loose like basketball pants)
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Thongs
  • Socks and runners
  • Towel
  • Full change of clothes
  • Jumper or wet weather top
    (nothing too good, it may get grease on it

All weather

Rowing School Victoria runs all weather programs. All programs will run rain or shine.

COVID-19 certificate

A prerequisite of participation is a COVID-19 vaccination certificate that needs to be sighted by Sue Chapman Popa.

Register your interest

We run programs throughout the year. Please register your interest and we will contact you when new programs become available.

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Booking forms and information packs

Please feel free to download any of our booking forms (or right click link and ‘save link as’). In there you will also find all the details about the program:

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