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Junior Team & Learn to Row

                         

 

Junior Team & Junior Learn to Row 2021

Parent Information Meeting, Saturday, June 19, at 10:00am at the MRC Boathouse


Thank you for your interest in the MRC Junior Team!  Learn more by 
checking out our flyer!


We welcome high school students entering their 9th grade year through those who have just completed their senior year.
Our team is open to all from new rowers who have completed one of our learn to row camps to experienced rowers.
All programming is under the oversight of our club Lead Coach and Juniors Head Coach, Vicki Larson, and our Juniors Coordinator, Jill Cooper.

Minneapolis Rowing Club is part of the U.S. Olympic Committee's Safe Sport program which seeks to create a healthy, supportive, and inclusive environment for all participants.

Juniors Learn to Row (LTR)

Ready to learn about our favorite sport?  We'll bring you up to speed so you can join our team, even if you've never rowed before. Just choose a camp that fits your schedule, and register by clicking below. The Learn to Row camp is a 3 hour session. Cost is $75 and includes a MRC t-shirt. 

LTR Registration -
NOW OPEN!
Junior Learn To Row Camp I, Saturday, May 22, 2021, 11:00am - 2:00pm 

Junior Learn To Row Camp II, Sunday, May 23, 2021, 1:00 - 4:00pm

Junior Learn To Row Camp III, Sunday, May 30, 2021, 11:00am - 2:00pm - CANCELLED

Junior Learn To Row Camp IV, Saturday, June 5, 2021, 11:00am - 2:00pm

MRC Junior Team

Schedule & Team Fees

In order to row with the MRC Junior Team, there are two separate fees. Club membership dues are paid annually. In addition to membership, there is a seasonal program fee due for each season a rower participates. The Junior Team has three rowing seasons, spring, summer, and fall. Program fees do not automatically renew as there is no obligation for continued participation.

Season program fees may either be paid in full or upon request, an installment plan option to pay over time may be established.

Rowers, both Novice and experienced, who are joining MRC for the very first time may pay a higher program fee. The higher cost includes a MRC racing tank which is required to compete at regattas. This higher cost program fee is ONLY for the first season in which they row. This higher program fee is currently suspended until regatta competition resumes. The program fee for all rowers is currently $450 per season. 

  • MRC Juniors annual membership dues are $230
  • Juniors Novice (first year, no prior rowing experience) membership dues are $175 
Become a Member Here!

Summer Season 2021: Wednesday, June 16 - Friday, September 3
Practices Monday - Friday, 7:30 - 9:30am
Program Fee $450

Click here to register for Summer 2021 Junior Team!

Fall Season 2021: Monday, September 6 - Friday, October 29
Practices Monday - Friday 4:00 - 6:00pm

iCrew
Once you become a MRC member, your confirmation email will include a registration link for iCrew. Please create an iCrew account. Junior Team members will use iCrew to indicate practice attendance and view workouts, line-ups, and equipment assignments.  


Log on to iCrew


Additional Information

  • Team program fees are seasonal
  • Base program fee is generally $450 for each season. Due to pandemic related costs, the Spring 2021 program fee is $460. 
  • Official MRC racing tanks which cost $35 will be the only uniform item required once regatta competition resumes
  • On an as needed basis, MRC will offers a program fee installment plan - contact clubadmin@minneapolisrowing.org

  • The program fee must be paid in full or the first payment of the installment plan must be made the first week of attending practices

  • Regatta and travel fees are additional
  • Refund Policy: There are generally no refunds after the season begins, however some proration may be possible in the event of significant program cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic or other unforeseen circumstances

Scholarships
Scholarship funds are available. For consideration, please complete the online Scholarship Application. Contact Jen Sowins with any questions.   

Team Member Expectations

  • Meet minimum standards for participation. Junior Team members are expected to make most practices. If an athlete needs to miss sessions on a regular basis, please consult the Junior Team Head Coach before joining the team.
  • MRC is a volunteer led organization. Members are expected to volunteer at boathouse work days and or middle school rowing camps.
  • Keep financial status with MRC current by paying regatta (and other) fees promptly.
  • The Junior Team is a competition focused team and athletes are expected to attend most regattas. Additional regatta and travel fees will be assessed prior to each regatta.

2021 Junior Team Regatta Calendar TENTATIVE

March 13 Twin Cities Youth Rowing Erg Sprints (virtual)
May 15-16              Midwest Junior Championship, Bethel, OH
June 10-13 USRowing Youth National Championships, Sarasota, FL

June 12 Minneapolis Sprints, Lake Nokomis, Minneapolis, MN - CANCELLED

June 26 Thunder Bay Sprints, Thunder Bay, ON - CANCELLED

July 10 Duluth International Regatta, Duluth, MN - CANCELLED

TBA      Tops & Bottoms, Kenora, ON (previously held July 27, 2019) - CANCELLED

August 13-14 NWIRA Championship Regatta, Kenora, ON - CANCELLED
September 11 Pike Island Challenge, St.Paul, MN

September 25 Head of the Des Moines, Des Moines, IA

October 2 Head of the Mississippi, Minneapolis, MN
TBA             Head of the Rock, Rockford, IL (previously held 2nd weekend in October)

October 23-24 Head of the Charles, Boston, MA

 

  

See you on the Water!

Physical Address: Mailing Address: Club Administrator:
2968 West River Pkwy PO Box 583102 Jen Sowins
Minneapolis, MN 55406 Minneapolis, MN 55458 612-469-7999
612-729-1541
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