Winter Training Program 2022

Dear Rowers, Family and Friends,

Port Adelaide is excited to announce that we will offer a winter training program for high school aged rowers, commencing 18 June 2022. Training will include on-water technical and endurance sessions as well as off-water gym and erg sessions. These sessions will be run by our experienced coaches including former Olympic and Commonwealth athletes. Training will be held in our large well-equipped gym and on the wonderful Port River estuary.

Current members are encouraged to join in.  Please note training times have been carefully selected to ensure that all of our groups can be accommodated.  The Summer program was a great success, and it has showed on the on water performance over the last few months.

Dates: Saturday 18 June to Saturday 10 September – there will be a short break during the school holidays.


  • Members: $180
  • Non-Members: $260

This is to cover costs for fuel, wear and tear on the boats and payment for junior coaches.

Schedule and Timings:

  • Tuesday 17:30 to 19:00: On water – in the evening – Big Boats Quads, Fours and Eights. Two Safety Boats will be present and all training will be limited to the Inner Harbour.
  • Wednesday 17:30 to 1845: Ergs for years 8 to 9/Gym for 10-12
  • Thursday 17:30 to 18:45: Gym/Circuit for years 8 to 9/Ergs for 10-12
  • Saturday 09:00 to 11:00: Sculling and Small boats

Coaching will be provided by a team of coaches, including Ella Prowe, Luke Simpson, Alison Smith and Brenton Terrell.

If you are interested in joining us, please use the following links:

Current PARC Members: If you are a current PARC member, please pay here using the shop:


Non PARC Members: If you use this link and select “Winter training program membership” for the membership type:


If you are interested in becoming a member of the club so you can continue training and racing after the winter program, register as a student member first and then use the link for Current PARC members.

Additional Information:

Safety:  There will be a safety briefing for all rowers new to Port Adelaide which be held on the first morning of training. Part of the safety requirements are that that rowers where high visibility tops and hats when rowing on the Port River.  Hi-viz hats with a club logo are available from the bar on Sunday mornings.

High viz training tops also available from the Port Adelaide uniform shop here:


We will also be doing a bulk order of technical racing and training “Zoot Suits” from Oarsome.   Orders close on 3 June 2022, please order and pay on the following link:


If you have any questions or queries, please contact:

Club Secretary Jeremy Watkinson: 0435 919 669

Treasurer and Coach Alison Smith: 0409 933 755

Thanks and regards

Jeremy Watkinson

PARC Secretary

Email: [email protected]

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