Junior Firebird Rowing Program 2022
For rising 8th and 9th graders
The middle school program open to rising 8th and 9th graders
Program focuses on technical instruction, while developing fitness.
Runs two nights per week in the Summer.
No makeup dates will be held. Days it is raining, too windy, or conditions don't allow boats on the water practice will be run indoors.
Wear athletic clothes, sneakers, and bring a refillable water bottle. DISPOSABLE WATER BOTTLES are not permitted. Do not wear baggy clothes (top or bottom) as it will interfere with the equipment.
All rowers must pass a swim test and submit the swim form.
Questions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Junior Firebirds program is open to rising 8th and 9th grade students. This is a non-competitive program. Athletes will learn boat handling, rowing and racing technique (both in boats and on the erg), teamwork, fitness and safety. No experience is necessary. Indoor Training and inclement weather practices are held at Holt Center on Holy Ghost Preps Campus in Bensalem PA. On-the-water practices will be at the Core Creek Park Boathouse on Lake Luxembourg, in Langhorne PA
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Registration must be completed by a Parent or Guardian. Only athletes with completed registrations and a verified swim form/test will be permitted in a boat.
Swim Test: All athletes should know how to swim and be comfortable around the water. Please click the link here for our swim test form and have it completed/signed by a certified swim coach or lifeguard. Meeting our swim requirements through alternative means such as signed proof of swim team participation or a copy of an athlete’s valid lifeguard certification are also acceptable. If you completed a PSRA swim test during your regular season that is acceptable. Please submit paperwork to email@example.com or bring it to the first practice.
Refunds: There will be no refunds unless a sickness or injury occurs. Refunds must be promptly requested by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org A $50.00 processing fee will be applied. If a program is canceled by Firebird Rowing Club, full refunds will be issued.