The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Rowing NSW is proud to support The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, a global youth development program empowering young Australians aged 14-24 to explore their full potential regardless of their location or circumstance.

We offer a range of diverse and enjoyable opportunities for Duke of Ed Participants across NSW to complete their Physical Recreation, Skills and Voluntary Service sections at all levels of the Award.

Our experienced and skilled members meet Working with Children Check requirements and are willing to be a Participant’s Duke of Ed Assessor.

Rowing NSW - Duke of Ed Example Activities


Voluntary Service

Physical Recreation


13 hours over 3 months*

Coaching, Officiating

Regatta Setup

Social Media

Coaching, Officiating,

Regatta setup/pack down


Rowing training

Rowing competition



Rowing skills or transition or coaching course


26 hours over 6 months*

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52 hours over 12 months*

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* 1 hour per week, 2 hours per fortnight or 4 hours per 28 days.

Be Involved

To complete your Physical Recreation, Skills and/or Voluntary Service sections with Rowing NSW


Before contacting Rowing NSW you must first be registered with a Duke of Ed Award Centre or a NSW Open Award Centre.