Monthly Archives: September 2014

Guelph 911

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Guelph 911 and GRCA Team Challenge – Sunday, Sept. 14 – CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

The GRC will be hosting a fun regatta in which Guelph’s 911 teams: Firemen, Policemen, GCRA and Paramedics, will get a lesson on rowing and then race each other on the water.

The public is invited to attend the race which will be held Sept. 14 at 11 a.m., at the Guelph Rowing Club, at Guelph Lake. In support of the event the GRCA will be reducing admission fees for the event (ages 14+ $3.00, kids –free).

A BBQ lunch will be served, cost is $5.00 per person.

Donations in support of purchasing a new boat for GRC are welcomed.

Come out to cheer on the 911 teams, visit their information booths and learn more about our city’s emergency response teams and the Guelph Rowing Club.

If anyone is interested in volunteering, please contact Jessica at jessica.rower@gmail.com


Recent Trib Article:
http://www.guelphtribune.ca/community/theyre-row-row-rowing-their-boats/

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Fall Youth Learn to Row or Competitive Program

Click here to register for the Fall Programs.


 

FALL JUNIOR LEARN TO ROW

WHO:         This program is designed for high-school athletes as an introduction to the sport of rowing.

WHAT:       Focus on Learn-to-Train and Training-to-Train phases of Long term Athlete Development (LTAD).

Participants in this introductory rowing program will learn

        • Fundamental rowing technique
        • Introduction to training & racing
        • Care and maintenance of equipment – racing shell and oars
        • Proper boat handling and dock procedures
        • Safety rules and navigational protocols
        • Learning to be a member of a crew

WHEN:      Orientation and Information Meeting – Friday Sept 6, 6pm.  Guelph Rowing Club boathouse

Regular lesson times:
Monday Sept. 8 to Friday Sept. 12,
Monday Sept. 15 to Friday Sept. 19
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Guelph Rowing Club
Note: Friday Sept.19 will be a race night and treats.

FEE:        $170.00 (including 13% HST)

Registration deadline Monday September 8, before  you go on the water!!!!!!


 

FALL JUNIOR COMPETITIVE

WHO:         This program is designed for high school athletes, with previous racing experience.

WHAT:       Focus on Learn-to-Train and Training-to-Train phases of Long term Athlete Development (LTAD), emphasis on head-race distance (5 km).

WHEN:      Mandatory Information Meeting – Friday Sept 5, 6pm – Guelph Rowing Club boathouse

Practices: suggested
Monday Sept. 9 to Friday Sept. 13,
Monday Sept. 16 to Friday Sept. 20.
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Guelph Rowing Club

Regatta:  Welland – Five Bridges Head Race, a 5.2 km course Head Race on Saturday Sept. 28

FEE:   $170.00 (including 13% HST)
Regatta fees and transportation costs will be extra.

Registration deadline Monday September 9, before  you go on the water!!!!!!


Click here to register for the Fall Programs.