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2017 Program Schedule: - this is a tentative schedule! - Click here 

For erg standards - click here


PROGRAM PARTICIPANT EXPECTATIONS:

- Abide by MRC’s Code of Conduct

- Consistent and regular attendances at practices

- Sign up for practices weekly, 24 hours in advance

- Fulfill volunteer hours at MRC, this includes 2 2-hour sessions volunteer time for LTR/TeamBuilding

  (please sign up for your volunteer time on SUG:  Volunteer for LTR  

- Pay dues and program fees

- Pay regatta entry and trailer fees



FEES:

Participation in an adult program requires a program fee in addition to annual club dues.

Annual Dues:  $415

Program Fee:

$375 for full season: covers April 17 - October 27, 2017
$300 for Spring/Summer season: covers April 17 - August 27, 2017
$100 for Fall Season: covers August 28 - October 27, 2017
$175 for Visiting/Summer College Student: covers May 29 - August 20, 2017


Installment plan:
We also offer an installment plan for an additional $15 that spreads program costs over 3 payments.

1st payment due – 4/17/2017 - $176 

2nd payment due - 5/15/2017 - $137 

3rd payment due  –6/5/2017 - $77

If you pay in full, fees are due the first week you begin attending sessions.


Please enroll into our programs:
Women's Comp Team, Full Year - Full payment  (April 17 through October 27, 2017) 
Women's Comp Team, Full Year - Installment Plan  (April 17 through October 27, 2017)
Women's Comp Team, Spring/Summer Season (April 17 through August 27, 2017)
Women's Comp Team - Summer Student  (May 29 - August 20, 2017)
Women's Comp Team, Fall Season (August 28, 2017 - October 27, 2017)

Men's Comp Team, Full Year - Full payment   (April 17 through October 27, 2017) 
Men's Comp Team, Full Year - Installment Plan  (April 17 through October 27, 2017)
Men's Comp Team, Spring/Summer Season (April 17 through August 27, 2017)
Men's Comp Team - Summer Student  (May 29 - August 20, 2017)
Men's Comp Team, Fall Season (August 28, 2017 - October 27, 2017)

Green Team, Full Year - Full payment  (April 17 through October 27, 2017) 
Green Team, Full Year - Installment Plan  (April 17 through October 27, 2017)
Green Team, Spring/Summer Season  (April 17 through August 27, 2017)
Green Team - Summer Student  (May 29 - August 20, 2017)
Green Team, Fall Season  (August 28, 2017 - October 27, 2017)

Recreational Team, Full Year - Full payment  (April 17 through October 27, 2017) 
Recreational Team, Full Year - Installment Plan  (April 17 through October 27, 2017)
Recreational Team, Spring/Summer Season (April 17 through August 27, 2017)
Recreational Team - Summer Student (May 29 - August 20, 2017)
Recreational Team, Fall Season (August 28, 2017 - October 27, 2017)


Program Description 2017 

GREEN TEAM:

Co-ed team of 2nd year rowers OR rowers new to MRC with only 1 year of experience or coming back after a recent absence from rowing (coaches discretion). Emphasis on skill development (sweep and scull) and race preparation/endurance.

- Coached practices 4x/week. 

-  Regattas will be chosen by the coach along with the Lead Coach and Program Director to ensure that equipment and race opportunities are available.

 

COMPETITIVE MEN'S TEAM:

Competitive team of male rowers with a mandatory race commitment of at least 2 regattas/season. Goal of pairing rowers with similar size and ability to facilitate boatings in practices and racing.

- Erg standards set at beginning of season; erg test mandatory for all program members.

- Bow listed by mid-season and be available to cox when requested/needed by coach

- Must be able to row a single by mid-season

- Four (4) coached practices a week


COMPETITIVE WOMEN'S TEAM:

Competitive women are divided into 3 teams with placement determined by coaching staff and based on skill, experience, erg scores, and rower goals. On all teams, the goal is to pair rowers by size and ability to facilitate boatings in practices and racing.

Each team will have a designated coach with 4 coached practices/week.

Rowers will be expected to commit to rowing independently at least 1x/week and should be working out 5-6 days/week.

A:  Women who meet program fitness (erg) and technical standards and who have competed and/or medaled at national regattas. Commitment to race a minimum of 3 regattas during the season, including program’s summer “goal” regatta (e.g. Masters Nationals, Canadian Nationals, NWIRA) and other national and regional regattas as determined by coaching staff. Coaching focus on technique, intensity, endurance and race preparation.

Must meet set standards:

- Erg standards set at beginning of season; erg test mandatory for all program members.

- Bow-listed and available to cox when requested/needed by coach

- Must be able to row a single independently

 

B: Women who meet program fitness (erg) and technical standards (minimum of 2 years rowing experience in both sweep and scull).  Commitment to racing a minimum of 3 regattas during the season. Ability to progress to A team with coaching evaluation. Coaching focus on technique, intensity, endurance and safety.

Must meet set standards:

- Erg standards set at beginning of season; erg test mandatory for all program members.

- Bow listed by mid-season and available to cox when requested/needed by coach

- Must be able to row a single by mid-season

 

C: Women who desire to race but who do not meet minimum technical standards or fitness of A or B programs yet or whose goals do not align with the needs of those programs (minimum of 2 years rowing experience in both sweep and scull). Programming targeted toward women who desire to race regionally while working on their fitness, technical skills, and race preparation. Must commit to race in a minimum of 2 regattas during season and meet set standards:

- Must complete erg tests for goals and assessment; required of all program members.

- Bow listed by end of season and available to cox when requested/needed by coach

- Goal of rowing a single safely and independently by end of season

- Participation in any MRC program is at the discretion of the coach.

 

RECREATIONAL TEAM:

Rowers with at least 2 years of on-water rowing experience who desire to row in a non-racing environment with like-minded athletes. Focus on continued development of sweep and scull technique. This is a co-ed, non-racing program, but interested rowers will be given the option to row the Pike Island Challenge (if enough interest) and/or HOTM.

1.  One (1) coach assigned. 20:1 ratio/session.

2.  Coached practices 4x/week. With enough sustained commitment and interest, additional Recreation-only mid-morning session may be added.

 
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