Summer Competitive Season

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Updated: January 1, 2018

This is our “fun” season, where the varsity are enjoying the rewards of six months’ worth of fitness, and we welcome our largest novice class of the year! Once school is out, practices are in the morning, so that our rowers have the rest of the day to go about their lives (sometimes it’s a job, sometimes it’s hanging out and helping out with the rest of our summer programs!)

Varsity rowers will have an opportunity to do things not available during the other seasons: perfect their skills rowing on the “wrong” side, practice advanced balance drills, and run safety/rescue drills. Additionally, there are optional strength/conditioning sessions geared towards helping the enterprising rower achieve their goals for the following year: this includes younger varsity members chasing a Personal Record or a seat in the 1v/2v, and college-bound rowers who want to make sure that they are able to be contributing members of their new team right away.

That all being said, Summer is the most important season for our NOVICE SQUADS. The quiet calm of the lake in the mornings coupled with the lack of school, make for a perfect Summer Competitive Season environment in which to really pick up the sport of rowing and become a part of our team’s fabric and culture. We do not have enough room on this page to fully extol on the virtues and benefits of rowing with us, so we will leave you with this: you (or your child, if you are parent) will end your summer with us in the best shape of your life (assuming decent attendance) in the company of (quite possibly) your new best friends.

Tentative Summer Competitive Season Dates

June 11-August 4, 2018

Monday – Friday

Varsity Practice  7:00-9:00 am

  Novice Practice 9:30-11:30 am

Saturday

  Novice & Varsity 7:00-9:00 am

(NO Saturday practice on regatta weekends!)

Click Here for more information about regattas

Twin Cities Junior Sweeps hosted at our very own Bryant Lake on Sunday, July 22, 2018!

To register for the summer competitive team, new members must be at least 14 years of age by the end of the calendar year or graduating 8th grade this summer, per club by-laws. If you have not participated in a previous 2018 competitive season, you must register for the  2018 Annual Membership ($60) AND the 2018 Summer Competitive Program ($550.)  Please click on our  Code of Conduct  to review the team’s expectations. 

Click here to register!

If you have any questions, please email recruiting@tcyrc.org