The Boathouse in Putney is home to Sport Imperial’s popular summer rowing courses, which take place during July and August each year.

The course has been developed for junior rowers aged 14 – 18 and is designed to help participants improve their rowing ability as well as their overall health and fitness over five days. Available as residential or non-residential, the summer rowing course runs from Monday to Friday at Sport Imperial’s High-Performance Rowing Centre on the Putney Embankment.

What to Expect

The 2019 rowing course has been tailored to different abilities and ages, offering two types of courses for students aged 14 – 16 (J16) and 16 – 18 (J18).

Junior Competitor

The J16 camp focuses on sculling. The programme will progress from octuples and quads to doubles and singles.

Junior Performance

The J18 camp course participants are expected to have significant experience in a single scull. The programmer aims to prepare athletes for competing in top boats at prestigious regattas in the summer.

All participants will take part in an intensive week-long programme which will include two-morning sessions on the water followed by a programme of land-based afternoon sessions designed to improve the mental and physical aspects of your rowing including; ergo technique, video analysis, strength and conditioning training, nutrition seminars, motivational talks.

Course Dates and Prices

Dates for the 2019 Summer Rowing courses

Course DateCourse TypeAccommodation TypePrice (Non-residential)Price (residential)
22 - 26 JulyMixed course J16/Competitor14 – 16 years accommodation available for boys only£540£725
29 July – 2 AugustMixed course J18/Performance16 – 18 years accommodation available for girls only£640£825
5 – 9 AugustMixed course J16/Competitor14 – 16 years accommodation available for boys only£540£725
12 – 16 AugustMixed course J18/Performance16 – 18 years accommodation available for boys only£640£825
19 – 23 AugustMixed course J16/Competitor14 – 16 years accommodation available for girls only£540£725

How to Book

Applications for the 2019 Summer Rowing Courses will open in the new year. Please register your interest to be contacted as soon as applications open.

 

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