Competitive and varsity rowing
For athletes with at least one year of experience rowing wishing to train at a high level, 5 to 6 times per week or 2 to 3 times per week. Includes young athletes (U19 and senior) and adults (Masters). Members of the Competitive 5-6 program should be available to train 5 to 6 times a week and normally compete in regional, provincial and/or national regattas***. Members of the Competitive 2-3 program should be available to train 2 to 3 times a week and normally compete in regional or provincial regattas. The emphasis is not on performance but on the evolution and progress that help an athlete reach his or her full potential.
For specific information about competitive training schedule, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Example of training schedule of last year :
|SEASON||TYPE OF TRAINING||COMPETITIVE 5-6||COMPETITIVE 2-3|
|Summer||On Water||Minimum of 5 to 6 training sessions on the water per week||Minimum of 2 to 3 training sessions on the water per week|
|Spring / Fall||On Water / Indoor||Up to 3 additional training sessions per week afternoons or evenings on water or indoors||Individual training program available (indoors or on water)|
|On Water||Minimum of 4 training sessions on the water per week, morning or evening||Minimum of 2 training sessions on the water per week, morning or evening|
|Winter||Indoor||Minimum of 5 to 6 training sessions indoor per week. Individual training program available.||Minimum of 2 to 3 training sessions indoor per week. Individual training plan available.|
Athlete who has mastered the basic technique of rowing. Responsible and independent person.
Able to swim.
Competitive members train daily under the supervision of the Club's coaches. They participate in several regattas*** each year: on water in the spring, summer and fall; indoor in the winter.
The Junior Program targets youth from 12 to 17 years old, with the intention of training in the sport of rowing a minimum of 2-3 times per week.
The on-water training program takes place from April/May to October and indoors from November to March/April. Please contact the Club for the precise training schedule. Members participate at several appropriately levelled regattas***, in preparation for joining the Competitive group.
Rowers must be under 18 years on September 30th of the current year. To have rowed at least one season (i.e., to have previously attended the Rowing Summer Day Camp) and be at a level to join the group. This can be evaluated by the Club's instructors.
To be able to swim.
* Registration with Rowing Canada and the Quebec Rowing Association is mandatory and payable in person at the Laval Rowing Club
** Donations are not required but strongly recommended to improve equipment - LRC is a non-profit organisation
***No regattas fees are included in the program membership.