Request for volunteers

One of the most significant recommendations in the BR IP report is that we are required to separate the roles of the Trustees and the Club Committee, so we are looking for volunteers to help run the club

Return to rowing

After this period of lock down it may be that some of the membership are a little apprehensive about returning to rowing this week.We would like to reassure everyone that all possible precautions have been taken to ensure club rowing and use of equipment/the boathouse are as safe as possible. Despite any apprehension we know …

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Coaching news

We all knew he was good at it coaching anyway, but our Club Captain, Darran Lowes, has just qualified as a Level 2 coach! Great news just before we hit the water again.

Coaching success

Congratulations to our latest qualified coach- Michelle Cleugh for achieving her level 2 certificate yesterday. She joined the team a few years ago but has already made a huge impact on all of our rowers, especially the learn to row juniors. Here she is doing some actual rowing, showing that we practice what we preach…

COVID tier 5 lockdown

To All Members of Chester-le-Street ARC Following tonight’s news that we are going into Tier 5 Lockdown, we are going to suspend all water based sessions immediately, with the complete closure of the club until restrictions are lifted. We have a limited number of ergos available, please contact Steven or Darran if you wish to loan one. Any …

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Club reopening plans

After several of months of lock-down the club has reopened the club for limited sessions. Following the latest British Rowing and government guidance we have been able to restart limited senior and junior sessions on the water. The clubhouse remains closed for the time being, with no access to the ergo room, changing rooms and …

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Learn to row on hold

We’re currently not running any learn to row courses, as a result of the CoronaVirus pandemic. Once we have reopened the club, we’ll publish dates for the next courses we plan to run. Until then, stay safe!