Fees Name:__________________________________ Address:________________________________ A fee of $130 is due on the first day of the ______________________ Postcode:________ program. Fees cover coaching, insurance and Phone: _____________Mobile: _____________ use of club equipment. Payments should be Email: __________________________________ made to the coordinator at the first lesson or through the Internet - St George Bank; BSB : Emergency contact 112 908; Account No : 050357551. You must Name: __________________________________ include your name and the reference to Learn to Phone: _____________ Row (LTR) in the comments field on the Mobile: _____________ Learn to Row payment. You should bring a copy of the and transaction to the first lesson. (You can screen I, _______________________________ dump if necessary by pressing the ‘Prt Scr’ and can swim at least 50 metres fully clad. I am Refresher Programs ‘Ctrl’ keys at the same time, copying it into a satisfied as to my general health or have word processor and printing.) consulted a doctor who has agreed to my undertaking rowing. I have read the Club’s safety 2007-08* Method of Payment policy and will abide by the club code of conduct. (See http://bmrc.org.au/corporate.htm for details.) Cash: □ Please put a cross in your age category Internet transfer: □ Junior (below 18 years of age) □ Cheque: □ Adult under 27 □ Course outline Masters A (27-35) □ The first week covers basic stroke and exercises, equipment and terminology. B (36-42) □ Normally learners could expect to spend a short C (43-49) □ time on the water. The following four lessons D (50-54) □ will vary depending on the size of the group and conditions. It could involve doubles and quads. E (55-59) □ Lessons cover: F (60-64) □ Revision exercises at various points. Older categories □ Navigation (/steering) exercises. Using full slide. Signature: _____________________________ Working with other crew. Date: ________________ Using ergo machine. Moving the boat in both directions. See www.bmrc.org.au for coordinator details or contact Greg * Fees are set annually at the Annual General Capsize drill. Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org). Meeting and may be subject to change The Black Mountain Rowing Club welcomes Safety: Hypothermia & overexposure: you. We are a founding ACT rowing club, Common sense and alertness are critical in having participated in rowing events since Lake rowing and clearly the less experienced you are Hypothermia is an abnormally low body Burley Griffin filled in 1964. The Club evolved as a rower, and the colder the water, the more temperature (usually below 35 degrees). from the Telopea Park High School Rowing Club important it is for you to stay close to the left bank, Symptoms include weakness, drowsiness to an open amateur club with some 150 rowers. to row in crewed boats or to row in company. irritability and poor coordination. The severity of hypothermia depends on : Our goal is to provide a friendly environment Coaches will advise you on the conditions and in age and physical condition, clothing, the which encourages you to develop your skills some cases lessons will need to be cancelled. temperature (of water or air), wind chill & and, importantly, to enjoy the rowing experience. Should you fall in: period of exposure While many members compete, that is a choice for individuals, with some just enjoying rowing, You would normally be seen and Treatment: the amenity and atmosphere. assistance will be forthcoming. If you Protect the person from the wind have not been seen, you should attract rain and the cold. The program attention. If possible remove wet clothing and If you are 12 or more, can swim 50 metres fully If you can get back into the boat, you provide the person with warm dry clad and have satisfied yourself as to your should try to do so as shown in drills. It clothing. Make sure to cover the fitness, you are eligible to enrol in the learn to involves rightening the boat into a normal head, hands and feet to prevent row. Life jackets are not worn while rowing and rowing position, holding the two handles further escape of heat. even the best rowers may fall in. Please bring a with one hand and heaving yourself back Provide the person with warm (not complete change of clothes and towel to each onto the boat. hot) fluids to drink (no alcohol). lesson. If you can’t get back in the boat stay with Put the person in a warm bath or it (you can raise your body out of the shower so that they can warm up The course comprises five Sunday two-hourly water by lying over an upturned boat). gradually. lessons, run in blocks. They usually commence at 8.00am in Summer and 9am as the days get NEVER leave an upturned boat unless instructed Do not attempt to rapidly heat the person shorter. Programs are not run over Winter. by another boat or tinny offering assistance. using a hot bath or shower, too hot a water bottle or electric blankets. Membership Weather conditions can change quickly but here Graduates of the "learn to row" program are are some pointers. You should not row if: Your medical condition: welcomed as members and the learn-to-row fee Rowing is an aerobic sport requiring a goes towards membership. Details are at Fog – you cannot see over to the other bank: degree of fitness and agility and those who www.bmrc.org.au/docs/bmrc_membership_2006 Rain – where it is heavy or likely to be; are reasonably active tend to get more out 07.doc. Lightning - there is a thunderstorm or any of the course. Before starting the learn-to- prospect of lightning; row program, you should seek the advice of Lake Rules: Wind – there is strong wind, as may be evidenced your doctor, even though the course itself is You will be advised of the rules governing by whitecaps. It is important to check weather aimed more at skill than fitness. While rowing on the Lake and these must be followed forecasts if in doubt. coaches cannot make any medical to ensure the safety of all Lake users. The most judgments, please advise them of any important of these is keeping to the left. conditions that may be pertinent to your safety e.g. asthma or epilepsy.