Weybridge Rowing Club - Junior Section

Imagining the Possibilities with Weybridge Rowing Club in 2017 and Beyond...

Weybridge Rowing Club Junior Section is a lively and vibrant part of the club.  We run a number of courses during the year specifically designed to introduce youngsters to the sport and run an active competition programme. 

Our top juniors win at local and national events with a number going on to represent GB internationally.  We pride ourselves at being a very 'intimate' operation where we get to know all members of the squad, and they are keen to attend training, working hard, but enjoying it.  

We have an excellent fleet of boats and a professional Head Coach who is ably assisted by a dedicated team of volunteer coaches, many of whom started when their children learned to row at Weybridge, and have stayed on long after their offspring have moved on.

We also have fun when training allows!

Please feel free to contact Clive on clive[at]wrcjnr.com for more information.

Weybridge Rowing Club, Weybridge, Surrey, England

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Weybridge Rowing Club is sponsored by Weybridge and Walton Physiotherapy, who have two rowers among their physio staff.

I have raised nearly £150 for the Club by using Easyfundraising when buying stuff I would buy anyway from Amazon, John Lewis and Booking.com amongst others.    All you do is access the retailer through the donation reminder and Easyfundraising does the rest.  It's free money so please sign up. Please click here to download their donation reminder or go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/weybridgerc/.. Many thanks. Clive

 

To find out about rowing courses click here.

WEEKLY TRAINING STATUS
 
Go to Current EA River Status for up to date information.

Currently on White boards

Special note:

Juniors in all groups should leave bags outside on the racks, or put them in the changing rooms during sessions.


Training  as follows:

Please keep an eye on this page as things may change at short notice.

TRAINING 1/2 Term Week 13th February 2017

Matt is running some special afternoon training sessions

Tuesday 14th -         12:00 - 14:00 - J15 and above
Wednesday 15th -     12:00 - 16:00 : J15 and above - Note double session
Thursday 16th -        12:00 - 14:00 : J15 and above
                                  14:00 - 16:00 : J12/J13/14

There will be no Thursday Evening session

Saturday 18th February : Normal sessions at 8:00am and 10:00am with Matt and Ashley.

There will be just 1 session at 12:00 for those who turn up at 12:00 and 14:00 with Matt and Graham

Sunday 19th February - Hyne Cup Crews Only - No General Training.  Crews will be advised during the week, and will be based on the Hyne Cup Sign up sheet.

Nick
                    


General:

Tuesdays

From 4th October 2016 circuits will take place at Heathside School.  As this is an external venue could you please bring £1 with you to contribute to the hire of the hall.  7pm - 8pm.  

Thursdays - at the club

J14 and below at 16:30 - 18:00

J15 and above at 18:00 - 19:30

Saturday 25th February

Burway head of the River.  Trailer loading on Friday 24th.  Off-loading and re-rigging after the event.  Probably no general training today - check with Nick/Matt.


Clive is away from 7th February - 19th March so Nick will update the web page in his absence.


Please note new requirements for leaving and returning to the pontoon effective immediately:

All boats must spin tight on the Weybridge side of the river and proceed downriver on the Surrey bank.  Do NOT wander across to the Hamhaugh Island side and then go down stream on the wrong side of the river.  

When returning to the pontoon ensure you are going upstream on the Hamhaugh Island side when you enter the club stretch and STAY on that side until you get opposite the large moored boat.  Check BEFORE cutting across the river for other river traffic either from the pontoon or coming up or down stream.

To reinforce this, the river will be buoyed for a couple of weeks.

Thanks

Committee.


It's cold on the river - no bare skin rule now applies.  Warm socks, leggings and long tops please!


Reminder on Clothing :

BOW Person or single sculler MUST WEAR A HI VIZ TOP.   This is an important club rule.

Always bring spare clothes and towel even on Thursdays.  The rule is simple - No change of clothes - No Rowing.

Bring warm clothes for prior and post rowing especially during this recent cold spell.

Wear plenty of thin layers when in the boat.  Not thick absorbent coats.

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    Clive

    Have a look at this page which includes some interesting videos of skills you ought to be able to master .... from British Rowing.


    Clive - clive[at]wrcjnr.com

    A list of possible / probably club events will be posted on the events section of this website in due course - www.wrcjnr.com/events.

    Have a look at this video of the Environment Agency at work - it's filmed on 'our' bit of river.
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    We take seriously our responsibilities for the welfare of juniors at the Club and work according to British Rowing's guidelines.  

    The Club's welfare Office is Judy Sarsby (often at the club at the weekend) who can be reached by phone on 07974 090881 or by email at judy[at]weybridgerowing.org.uk.  

    If you have any concerns about your treatment by any member of the club, coaches etc, or any issues at school, home please do feel free to contact her.  

    If you would like to talk to someone completely independent the contact for Childline is 0800 1111


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