APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THE 2023/24 SEASON
If you have submitted a registraion, please note that payment of fees is due by Friday 29 September 2023.
Saftey is of the highest importance. Please note that boys will be required to complete a swim test before they are allowed on the water.
THE CORE PROGRAM - PARTICIPATION & APPROPRIATE COMPETIION
Through the hard work of our volunteers, our general program at MCCRC has a focus on participation followed by competition at the appropriate level. Boys learn to row and then train to compete. Competition is primarily in local regattas on Lake Burley Griffin. The end of the season culminates in an excursion to the NSW Schoolboy Head of the River at Sydney International Rowing Centre (SIRC), Penrith. The ordinary course of a rower’s progression is:
1. Learning to row
2. Training to compete
3. Competing at:
- Local club regattas (Canberra)
- ACT Championships and ACT Head of the Lake (Canberra)
- NSW Schoolboys Head of the River (Penrith)
LEARN TO ROW & COX PROGRAM
New rowers will particiapate in the learn to row & cox program. Participation in Regatta's commences from Year 7. Boys will learn valuiable skills and valuable skills that will provide an excelent basis for competitive rowing in continuing years.
The training commitment required is two afternoons per week, Satruday mornings and participation in local and interstate regattas (if selected). The competition season runs from October to March.
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We are very fortunate to have a strong relationship with Lake Tuggeranong Rowing Club (LTRC) which is where our junior boys will train & participate in the learn to row program. The Marist Rowing Shed is co-located within the Canberra Girls Grammar School (CGGS) rowing shed at Yarralumla Bay. Some training sessions will be held at Yarralumla.
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Boys are required to wear the rowing uniform for both training sessions and regattas. The uniform is available for purchase from the Marist School Uniform Shop. We strongly recommend having a spare kit for regattas as boys can get wet and it’s a long day if you are cold.
- MCCRC rowing zootie
- MCCRC sun shiirt (optional)
- MCCRC cap - lightweight with crest & oars
- Running / sports shoes are required at every training session
- Slides (shoes)
- Drink bottle (soft plastic)
- Sunglasses - optional but highly recommended
- Sunscreen - highly recommended
- NOTE: the Marist PE uniform is not approved clothing for training due to safety reasons
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The Registration fees for season 2023/24 are:
Year 6 (2023): $300.00
Years 7 & 8 (2023 – new rowers): $700.00
Years 7 to 11 (2023 – returning rowers): $900.00
- Boys in Year 6 (2023) will learn to coxswain and will also be given the opportunity to row. The opportunity to row in regattas for this age group is limited.
- Boys in Years 7 (2023) may also be required to be Coxswains.
- Suitable boys in all age groups are welcome to cox.
Full payment is due by the dates specified below. The Club may arrange a payment arrangement on request. Boys will not be allowed to train or row until full payment is received or an arrangement is accepted by The Club.
Registration fees include: Membership of MCCRC; use of MCCRC boats and all associated equipment (e.g. tinnies and fuel); coaching provided by MCCRC; insurance; and competition (‘seat’) fees for ACT regattas only (number of entries per regatta to be determined by coaching staff).
Please note: All costs associated with interstate trips or excursions are in addition to fees (e.g. transport, accommodation, seat fees, meals etc). This includes the all club trip to SIRC in early 2024 (pending confirmation).
Payment of fees are due by: Friday 29 September 2023
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