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We annually host a Juniors Rowing Experience in July and August where boys and girls between 12 and 16 years old can attend regular rowing sessions.  

SUMMER ROWING EXPERIENCE 2021 is w/c 26th July to w/c 23rd August

We are pleased to announce details for our 2021 Summer Rowing Experience




The Rowing Experience ‘Summer School’ is hosted by our dedicated & experienced coaches and helped by members of our existing rowing squads here on the river Dee in Chester.

During the weeks attendees will learn the basics of rowing knowledge and skills and forms the first part of Go Row level 1, this will include;

-      Learning about safety, on & off the water

-      Theory about being able to identify boats and equipment that you will be using

-      Learning and developing skills and technique for rowing (sculling) and coxing.


Due to the interest every year and ensuring correct staffing levels we require advance booking. Discipline is a keen issue with us and any misbehavior cannot be tolerated, especially on the water. All participants will be expected to wash and clean boats once used and assist in placing coaching launches in the water and retrieving. Attendees MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM


Joining information will be updated for 2021 courses, in light of any C-19 restrictions that may be in place. For context details from 2020 summer courses (where conducted under restrictions) are attached. 

What should they bring on the day?

  • Training Shoes /Socks. Shorts/ track suit bottoms/Leggings

  • T-shirt.

  • Fleece top.

  • Hat.

  • Sun cream.

  • Change of clothing.

  • Towel.

  • Water proof top.

  • Water Bottle, Drinks and Snacks.

  • MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM. Have Fun and enjoy your rowing experience.

Royal Chester Juniors

Junior Intake for Rowing starts in September as schools start there new term. Complete beginners are welcome. Summer School attendees may be able to apply join Royals as members and continue to develop their rowing. 




Q - Who should join Summer School? A - Any beginners age 12-16 are welcome to join Summer School. 


If you already have a good level of rowing experience then please get in touch with to enquire which group you could join. If you are a beginner aged 16 and over one of our adult Learn to Row coursesmay be more suitable. 


Q - How to apply?     A - A web form will be available shortly


Have Fun and enjoy your rowing experience.