Weybridge Rowing Club - Junior Section

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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 EA white boards

 
This is what happens if you lift a boat when both parties are holding it right at the end.  Boats should be lifted with each person about 1/3 of the way from bow / stern with hands holding the shell firmly.  This boat, one of our nicest, was damaged beyond repair.  Teresa's bow now hangs in the club room as a reminder, and the rest of the boat was cut up and burned.  Not a happy end for a lovely elegant boat.  Clive



Junior beginner rowing course this week.


Training for intermediate / beginners as follows:

Thursday 28th May
Intermediate group at 5pm.

Friday 29th May
Just a reminder for the quiz night being held this Friday at the club house, 7pm arrive for 7.30pm start.  All welcome, including Juniors and their parents.

Saturday 30st May
Please note there will be one session only for all intermediates and beginners at 12:00.

Sunday 31st May
09:45 for 10:00.  Intermediates and beginners.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
From Saturday 16th May we are amalgamating the Intermediate and Beginner classes.  This means a small increase in fees for beginners about which I will write separately.  Due to serious congestion at the Club between 10:00 and 10:30 we are changing the time of our training sessions to 12:00 (for 12:15) for an experimental period of time (unspecified).

Clive

A list of possible / probably club events has been posted on the events section of this website - 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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