Weybridge Rowing Club - Junior Section

Imagining the Possibilities with Weybridge Rowing Club in 2015 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.

  

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:

The club room and seating in the bar area are once again being littered with junior kit and kit bags during training sessions This is causing friction particularly at weekends

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.


Tuesdays

From 4th October 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

J14 and below at 16:30 - 18:00

J15 and above at 18:00 - 19:30

Saturday 10th December

Walton Small Boats event all day.  No training at all today.

Sunday 11th December

Normally 08:00 - pre-programmed only, and at 10:00.  Note the Club Christmas lunch at 13:00 so the club room will not be available in the morning due to preparations for the lunch.

Saturday 17th December

The club's annual Christmas Pudding Races from 09:00 - 13:00.  All welcome but you need to sign up to particpate.

Sunday 18th December

We are invited to join the Walton RC Christmas Pudding Races.  Rachel is coordinating this and will be sending out an email with a link to a sign-up sheet.  No training today.  This is the last organised event of the year.

Training over Christmas and the New Year.

There will be no organised training or events from after the Walton RC CP races on Sunday 18th December, until an evening session on Thursday 5th January 2017.  There may be ad-hoc sessions organised by various sub-groups, but for the general junior membership that's it for Christmas.

Clive, Nick, Graham and Matt all wish you the compliments of the season. Eat well - but remember it all needs to be worked-off come the new year!



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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