Weybridge Rowing Club - Junior Section

Imagining the Possibilities with Weybridge Rowing Club in 2019 and Beyond...

                                    Weybridge Rowing Club, Weybridge, Surrey, England

NOTICES

JUNIOR SIGN-UP SHEET
Click here to sign up for training sessions - I have updated the link which I hope might solve the problem of iPhone users having problems.  If it's still a problem, please let me know by email and we will add you to a specific 'approval' list. We recommed that you download the Google 'Sheets' app for your phone, which works very well.

To find out about rowing courses click here.


WEEKLY TRAINING STATUS

All members now need to sign up for sessions by Tuesday midnight using the sign-up link at the top of this page. 

Please check the website before coming to sessions.

Check out this video from ex-Weybridge rower & GB team member Mat Tarrant on returning to rowing.

The events page - check to see what events are in planning.


Do you have long hair - READ THIS and ensure that your hair is tied up when you come rowing!

As we return to some sort of normality after the long summer break, below is the general packed training plan for training until Christmas:


Please note rowing nomenclature as follows - Jxx = boys, WJxx = girls

Mondays

  Pilates with Kay for 

  16:30-17:30 - J12/WJ12, J13/WJ13, J14/WJ14, pilates with Kay

  17:30-18:30 - J18/WJ18, land with Scott

  Times and start week to be confirmed.

Tuesdays

  16:30-17:30 - J15/WJ15 until circuits start, land/erg with Matt

  17:30-19:30 - J18, weights with Scott

  Circuits for all at Heathside will be at 19:00-20:00 from 8th October

Wednesdays

  16:30-18:00 - J15/J16, land with Matt

Thursdays

  16:15-17:15 - J12/13/14 boys and girls, land with Matt

  17:15-18:30 - WJ15/WJ16, land with Matt

  18:30-20:30 - J16/WJ16 competition squad, J17 , J18, land with Scott

Friday

  Nothing arranged

Saturday

  07:30-09:30 - J16/ WJ16 'A' group, J17/WJ17, J18/WJ18

  09:30-12:00 - WJ15, WJ16 'A' group, water/erg with Scott

  10:00-12:00 - J16, WJ16 'B' group, water/erg with Matt/Clive/Carl

  12:00-14:00 - J12-14, WJ12-14, J15 water/erg with  Matt/Kostas/Clive/Nick/Graham

  14:00-16:00 - D group all ages, water/erg with Clive/Nick/Graham

Sunday

07:30-09:30 - J16, WJ16 'A' group, J17/WJ17, J18/WJ18, water/erg with Scott

08:00-10:00 - J15, water/erg with Matt/Kostas

09:30-12:00 - WJ15, J16, WJ16 'A' group, J17, J18, water/erg with Scott

10:00-12:00 - J14, WJ14, WJ16 'B' group, water/erg with Matt/Nick/Clive

1st & 3rd Sunday time trials at 08:00

We're also trying to arrange a couple of Yoga sessions a week on a regular basis.


Note the following squad meeting:

J15 boys and girls, Tuesday 10th September at the Club, 19:15

 

Updated 09/09/2019 Clive


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


I have raised over £400 for the Club by using Easyfundraising when buying stuff I would buy anyway from Amazon, John Lewis and Booking.com among others.  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 click here to get started https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/invite/Y25KAB/   .. Many thanks. 

We are able to confirm that providing parents collecting their children are in their cars and ready to move upon request they should not be ticketed at the top of the road.  If cars are left unattended outside of the 8 parking spaces, parked on the pavement or grass or otherwise inconsiderately, they WILL be ticketed and neither WARA nor the Club will appeal.


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

Check this link for important boat checking information
                    

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.

It has been positively commented upon how well junior crews, in the main, have taken to this, but SOME STILL NEED TO IMPROVE, please.

Thanks

Committee.

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


A list of possible / probably club events  - 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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