Charity no 1161250
Charity no  1161250 Water Row, Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE158NL
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Day time community rowing - Wed am
Wednesday am rowing back on from 31 March 2021

As well as the relatively formal learn-to-row courses we have a more informal way of getting in to rowing for adults. On Wednesday mornings we offer those who are not at work (or are otherwise available) a chance to learn to row in small groups. Experienced rowers are also welcome.

We meet at 9.30 and finish 12.00 noon approx. 
For beginners we have use of our Explore Rowing Swift stable training boats (three quads/fours, two doubles and two singles) and three older Edon training singles. For the more experienced we have the choice (within limits) of the club's fine (skinny) boats.

The charge is £5 a session and or £16 for a monthly off-peak membership. Fees/subs are reviewed each September.

If interested in coming along, please get in touch first as we have limited numbers because of Covid - email Colin Percy at
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Out with some new starters and some old faces in lovely conditions on 5 February 2020

For anyone coming for the first time, make sure you bring sports clothing (indoor and outdoor, not too baggy), trainers and wellies/sandals/wet shoes - nothing too expensive – it might get a bit dirty or wet. Hoodies or jackets with open pockets are not allowed when rowing or on the rowing machines (thumbs get caught). A full change of clothes is advised. We operate a Covid 1m+ rule, using masks below 2m.

We have no changing rooms open at present but a toilet and an emergency shower are available. The charge per session is £5 or £16 monthly by standing order. Our location is shown at Postcode is NE15 8NL. We are the club north of the river, just past the Boathouse PH.

This page last updated on 22-03-21.
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