Spring 2020 Rowing Team Sign Up Information

Episcopal Rowing Team Spring 2020 Information & Schedule

The Spring Rowing Season is starting up and the coaches are looking for new members to join this unique sporting opportunity and a great opportunity to enhance college applications. Please see the information and contact names below.

Upper School Practice

First meeting is Tuesday, January 7. Practice begins Wednesday, January 8.

Practice Monday through Friday in January - 3:35 to 5:45 p.m. Additional details from the coaches.

Middle School Practice Schedule

The first practice on January 21 will be at school - meet at the Flag Plaza. Pick up is at 5:00 p.m.

Remaining Weekly Practice Schedule:
Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri - 3:35 p.m. (at the shuttle bus) to 5:45 p.m. sharp!

Use Wednesdays off day to focus on academics, other appointments.

Practice will occur on Wednesday on any week we have a Monday or Friday off from school, or if there is a class trip like 7th and 8th grade.

Practice Location

Walton Boathouse at the back of of the Knight Sports Campus at 6757 Atlantic Boulevard

The boathouse entrance is just past the tennis courts.

Transportation

The school bus leaves from Upper School drop off on Munnerlyn Campus beginning at 3:35 p.m. for all sports on the Knight Campus.  The bus makes several loops so the students need to be ready. If they miss the shuttle they will have to be picked up at school or find an alternate ride to the boathouse. Students are not allowed to walk to the boathouse! STUDENT PICK UP TAKES PLACE AT THE BOATHOUSE.

The Walton Boathouse has locker rooms to change and cubbies for the students’ bags, etc.

The lost and found bin is inside the main front door.

Parents are welcome to come around back and watch the end of practice. Please keep the road open for cars to pull all the way around at all times and do not block traffic while sitting or standing.

Competition - Rowing races or regattas are usually a full day affair on Saturdays.

Our home course is over in Ortega behind the St. Peters Episcopal Church. Details will be sent out before each race, which will include the schedule.

Away races - Rowers take the team bus and hotel accommodations will be made ahead of time for team members.

Uniform - Practice gear consists of a t-shirt and rowing shorts, not basketball shorts. Race uniform information will be given at the first practice. Rowers purchase their racing uniform to keep.

CONTACT INFO

Program Director and Girls Head Coach - Mike Alton - [email protected]

Boys Head Rowing Coach - Pete Washburn - [email protected]

Middle School Coach - David Wandel - [email protected]

 

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