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Youth course - 21 Aug -25 Aug '23 **NEW DATE ADDED**

COURSE DATES AND TIMES Day 1 – 21 Aug 2023 (10-00-13:15) Day 2 – 22 Aug 2023 (10-00-12:00) Day 3 – 23 Aug 2023 (10-00-12:00) Day 4 – 24 Aug 2023 (10-00-12:00) Day 5 – 25 Aug 2023 (10-00-12:00)

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Youth course - 21 Aug -25 Aug '23 **NEW DATE ADDED**
Youth course - 21 Aug -25 Aug '23 **NEW DATE ADDED**

Time & Location

Aug 21, 2023, 10:00 AM – Aug 25, 2023, 12:00 PM

Cambridge, Kimberley Rd, Cambridge CB4 1HJ, UK


About the Event


Day 1 (3.5 hours)

Introduction to the City of Cambridge Rowing Club, the oldest known club in Cambridge with tour.

Learn the rowing technique on state of the art Concept 2 Ergs (rowing machines)

Work as a team to take the 8 boat from our boat bay and place onto the river

Take turns to enter the boat while stationary and get a feel of the rowing stroke and technique

Learn how to stabilise the boat and follow the coxes calls

Row on the river Cam

End of session debrief

Days 2-4 (2 hours per day)

Straight into the boat and continue with training on the river Cam

End each session with a group debrief

Days 5 (2 hours) - parents welcome to watch

Straight into the boat... for some race pieces! 

Final debrief 

CRE Course completion certificates


Must be able to swim at least 20 metres in clothing (we have not yet had anyone fall into the river but this is as a precaution)

Must be over 14 years old (if your child is 13 but will turn 14 in the next 2 months we can accept them)

Minimum weight 38kg

Maximum weight 120kg

Minimum height 5ft


  • Youth Summer Course - 21-25Aug

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