Fall 2021 Season
The modified training plan includes a variety of workouts, including erging, stretching, cardio
and core, yoga, and general fitness. As the weather allows, outdoor team workout sessions may
be scheduled. There will also be a weekly team Zoom meeting to review the training plan, goals,
technique, etc. and a virtual goal board and tracking system will be utilized.
September 7 - October 30 (tentative)
Monday-Thursday, 5:30-7:45 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 - Noon
All practices take place at the Grand Rapids Boathouse at 291 North Park Street NW (the entrance is shared with Greenleaf Landscaping). Please come prepared for water practice every night, although there may be scheduled land practices on the ergs and/or White Pine Trail.
TBD: Your coaches will discuss competition opportunities with the team during the first 2 weeks of practice.
Cost includes all coaching, regatta entry fees, equipment transportation, boathouse expenses and insurance, equipment maintenance and repair, etc.
Any regatta travel, uniforms, and food costs are additional. The Parent Association works to coordinate those items and associated costs.
Registration is available at the link below. You can complete the registration without paying online if you prefer to pay by check. There is a Drop Box located in Bay 1 at the boathouse.Register
About Junior Rowing
Grand Rapids Junior Rowing is the Grand Rapids Rowing Club's youth program and is open to 8th - 12th grade girls and boys in the Grand Rapids area. Junior rowing develops self-confidence, promotes physical fitness, and builds teamwork.
Our team practices at the same time and travels together, but is split into two levels for training and racing, based on experience:
The novice squad is for athletes in their first year of rowing (including those who are new to the sport). The novice program focuses on developing rowing skills and preparing for races against other novice crews at local and regional regattas.
The varsity squad is for athletes with a year or more of experience and is a focused on training for local, regional, and, occasionally, national level regattas.
Please download and print the 2021 Annual Waiver, (Adobe Reader required to read file), Click to download (opens in new window).
This waiver is required once annually (each calendar year) for all rowers. Please fill the form out and bring it to practice to give to your coach.