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Mic Mac AAC Rowing

Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club (Mic Mac AAC) Rowing is located on Lake Banook in the heart of Dartmouth. Rowing was the major organized sport at Mic Mac AAC when it first opened its doors in 1923. Many accomplished rowers have graced the docks at Mic Mac AAC Rowing since those days, including the Mic Mac four crew who represented Canada and finished third in the 1932 Olympics, and three time Olympian (1992, 1996, 2000) Todd Hallett. Most recently, Cody Bailey rowed for Team Canada at the 2016 U23 World Championships.

Programs

Mic Mac AAC Rowing offers indoor and on-water rowing programs for youth, adult learn to row, recreational and competitive athletes.

Visit the Mic Mac AAC Rowing website for additional details

Junior Summer Camp Program
The Junior Learn to Row and Junior Recreational Rowing Summer Camp program is a week-long day-camp format. The program is recommended for ages 12-18. The camp runs from 9AM-4PM daily. Seven weekly camps will be offered this summer. Participants may register for any number of weeks (i.e. just one, or up to all seven). A typical day at camp will include: 2 rows/day including large and small boats with a combination of sculling and sweeping; and activities and lessons including nutrition, general fitness, cross-training, swimming, outdoor adventures, fun and games, and hands-on opportunities to learn and play with friends.

Junior Competitive Program
This program is for participants aged 14+ with at least one season of rowing experience, who wish to train to compete at local, national and international level regattas. Participants in this program train up to 6 times / week on the water, plus additional self-directed strength, flexibility, and cross-training.

Adult Group Learn to Row (LTR) Lessons
This program provides six sessions held over a 2-week period. It is offered for first-time adult rowers and those who want to try rowing. Upon completion participants can continue with the Adult Novice Rowing program.

Adult Private/Semi-Private Learn to Row (LTR) Lessons
This program also provides six sessions, but they are scheduled directly between the coach and the participant(s) on a flexible schedule. held over a 2-week period. It is offered for first-time adult rowers and those who want to try rowing or who want to further develop their skills in a single scull. Upon completion participants can continue with the Adult Novice Rowing program.

Adult Novice Program
This program is especially designed for first year rowers. Once an athlete completes an LTR program, they are encouraged to sign up for the Adult Novice Program for the rest of the summer. You will continue to improve your rowing and boat handling skills which will prepare you for the Adult Recreational Program, or the Adult Pre-Competitive Program.

Adult Indoor Rowing Program
This program is designed for: non-rowers who would like to learn to safely use and improve their fitness using indoor rowing machines, non-rowers that would like to get experience indoors on rowing machines before learning to row on the water, or returning rowers that would like to supplement their on-water training with indoor training. Multiple workouts will be offered each session tailored to the goals of each participant. The coach will work directly with those new to rowing to teach them how to use the indoor rowing machine safely and efficiently. The coach will also provide a training plan and feedback to returning participants as they progress through their workouts.

U23 and Senior Recreational Program
Participants aged 18-29 who have completed a Learn to Row program can join the U23 / Senior Recreational program. Training is focussed on fun, improving overall fitness, and further development of sport-specific skills. The program is for athletes still building towards, or not interested in training for competition. Six sessions are offered weekly and participants can join up to three of these each week. This program is offered in late spring / summer only.

U23 and Senior Competitive Program
This program is for participants aged 14+ with at least one season of rowing experience, who wish to train to compete at local, national and international level regattas. Participants in this program train up to 6 times / week on the water, plus additional self-directed strength, flexibility, and cross-training.

Adult Recreational Program
The focus of this program is on fun, fitness, development of rowing skills, and self-improvement, and is for those who want to participate in the sport in a non-competitive, relaxed environment. At least one season of rowing experience is a prerequisite. Spring training sessions will be conducted indoors until water temperature reaches at least 11 degrees C. On-water sessions will be in both large and small boats, sculling and sweeping.

Adult Pre-Competitive Program
Recommended for Adult athletes with little or no racing experience in rowing that would like to start competing. At least one season of rowing experience is a prerequisite for this program. The focus is on further development of rowing skills and fitness, with an introduction to racing skills such as rowing at higher pressure and rates, starts, and competing as a Novice athlete at local regattas.

Adult Competitive Master’s Program
This program is for adult athletes who want to train and compete as “Master’s” (ages 21+), in addition to fun and fellowship. Participants must demonstrate a commitment to performance, be highly self-motivated, and be able to commit to the demanding schedule of training and competing.

Visit the Mic Mac AAC Rowing website for additional details

Contact Mic Mac AAC Rowing

Email: micmacaacrowing@gmail.com
Facebook: @MicMacRowing
Twitter: @MicMacAACRowing
Instagram: @micmacrowing
Website: https://micmacrowingclub.wordpress.com/

Mailing Address:
Mic Mac AAC Rowing
192 Prince Albert Rd
Dartmouth, N.S. B2Y 1M8