Novice Rowing (Spring 2019)

Novice Rowing (Spring 2019)

Regular price $735.00 Sale

The Jr Novice Program is the introduction to the competitive world of rowing. During the fall season, Novice athletes will practice 4 days a week, where they will learn the basic fundamentals of rowing, along with the proper form and technique behind the stroke. In addition to that, these athletes will also learn the ins and outs of racing within the world of rowing. Novice athletes will have the opportunity to compete in 4-5 races throughout the spring racing season.

The schedule* will be:

January 8, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Novice Girls 5:45-7:15 OFF 4:45-6:15 OFF 5:45-7:15 9-11 OFF
Novice Boys 4:45-6:15 OFF OFF 4:45-6:15 4:45-6:15 9-11 OFF

 *schedule is subject to change during the season

 

March 2, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Novice Girls 4:45-6:45 OFF 4:45-6:45 OFF 4:45-6:45 9-11 OFF
Novice Boys 4:45-6:45 OFF OFF 4:45-6:45 4:45-6:45 9-11 OFF

 

Below are the costs:

Athlete Type In County Out of County
Coxswain $735 $755
Rower $1,465 $1,485

 

The county charges us a fee for each athlete. This fee allows the usage of the Lake McIntosh Park. If you are a Fayette county resident, select the in-county fee, and you will pay a $5 impact fee.  If you reside out of Fayette county, select the out of county fee, and you will pay a $25 impact fee.

Regattas/Team Events
1.  Atlanta Erg Sprints - Georgia Tech Campus - Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 1 day
2.  John Hunter Regatta - Lake Lanier, GA - Sunday, March 24, 2019 (no hotel needed, drive up early morning)
3.  Clemson Youth Sprints - Clemson, SC - March 30, 2019 (One day regatta, arrive March 29)
4.  Dogwood Regionals - Oak Ridge, TN - April 27 - April 28, 2019 (Two day regatta, arrive April 26)
5.  US Rowing SE Youth Regionals - Oak Ridge, TN - May 11-12, 2019 (Two day regatta, arrive May 10)

BY REGISTERING FOR THIS PROGRAM:

  • You agree to fulfill all financial responsibilities associated with rowing dues and fees.
  • You confirm you have read and accept the conditions identified within the USRowing Waiver Form.
  • You confirm that your child can swim and that, in accordance with the Safety Manual, you understand that each participant must pass a swim test which will be conducted prior to the first practice session.
  • You have read the PTCRC Information Handbook.
  • You understand that additional fees may be charged for away regattas to cover the cost of entry fees and travel costs for boat transportation (in the past, these fees have ranged between $25 - 40 per regatta). Athletes and their families will be responsible for the arrangement and cost of travel to and from regattas.
  • You understand that uniforms are required for all racers and that uniforms will be purchased directly from the vendor. Varsity Athletes are required to purchase a PTCRC JL Racing top. The estimated cost is ~$40 for each top. A long sleeve, short sleeve, and tank top option will be available. Athletes are not required to purchase all 3. Information regarding the uniform order will be provided.