CCRC has an active junior squad for rowers aged between 12 and 18, with around 40 members. The club aims to introduce rowing to young people and to help them to enjoy and progress in the sport. We have two sides to the junior squad: a racing squad and a recreational squad. Juniors are matched to one of these groups depending on their own ambitions and level of commitment. Some juniors will compete in local and regional regattas and races against other junior rowers from other clubs. Where juniors progress in their training and rowing ability, there is the option, too, to aim to race at national level races.

Junior Taster Day

CCRC's junior section runs taster days for juniors during the school holidays about 3 or 4 times per year. These days give the potential rower a chance to have a go at all aspects of rowing (indoor rowing, circuit training as well as getting out on to the water) to see whether it is a sport they may enjoy. The days are good fun and open to all. 

If you would like to be kept informed of the date of our next taster day, please send a request by email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Juniors celebrate summer successes

The J15+ girls and boys moved from their normal sculling boats to sweep rowing in preparation for Bumps on 16 July.

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National Schools Regatta 2013

The junior squad represented the club at the National Schools Regatta, with four crews qualifying for the semi finals, and two very narrowly missing out.

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City win Victor Ludorum at Ball Cup

City juniors winners at Ball Cup


The City juniors are celebrating after winning the Ball Cup South Regatta on Sunday. The juniors took to the waves at a windy Dorney Lake for the Ball Cup, a special and historic 750m, multi-lane regatta for small and emerging junior clubs.

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Inter regional trial results

juniors at inter-regional trials
After winning the Eastern Region trials, the WJ16 quad of Izzie, Amy, Anna and Emma competed at the Junior Inter-Regional Regatta, held at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. 

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Wins for Alice at Bedford

alice mcwilliam with medal and pot from bedford small boats 2013

Alice McWilliam won twice at Bedford Fours and Small Boats head yesterday with impressive times.

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National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships

national junior indoor rowing championships
Twelve juniors headed to the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships in the Lee Valley Athletics Stadium to compete against over 2500 juniors from across the country. 

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