Hereford Rowing Club always welcomes new members, from novice juniors to seasoned veterans.

 

New Membership Contacts & Squads:

Adults who are new to the sport of rowing please refer to the ‘Learn to Row’ section of the website.

The club is an all-inclusive club with members rowing and racing in all categories. Including, the junior squad, novices, senior men and women, and masters who row both competitively and for leisure.

Experienced adult rowers please contact the club secretary by e.mail, in the first instance. You will then be contacted by the club captain.

There is a waiting list for the HRC junior squad. Please contact the club secretary by e.mail,if you wish a name to be added. 

Subscription Fees for 2017 have been agreed and now are:

• Senior Rowing: £290.00

• Senior Non-Rowing: £100.00

• Senior Non-Rowing plus Gym: £202.00

• Country Senior Rowing: £175.00

• Associate: £40.00

 • Junior U18: £129.00

• Student: £145.00

• Student vacation: £125.00

• Senior Coxing: £55.00

• Junior Coxing: £30.00

 

Categories of Membership

Senior Rowing Membership:
is open to persons who
• undertake to row for Hereford Rowing Club, or

• wish to regularly use the racing craft or any other training facility for leisure purposes

Senior Rowing Members who have been members continuously for twelve months or more shall be entitled to vote at meetings and shall be eligible to be nominated members of the Committee. Senior Rowing Members may use all club facilities.

Both the Mens and Womens senior squads have always been and continue to be very competitive, taking part in both Provincial and National Events.

COST £290.00 per year

Senior Membership(Non Rowing):
is open to persons who
• have rowed for this or any other Club, or

• will foster the Club's rowing activities.

Senior Members are not generally entitled to the use of the racing craft or other training facilities, but may do so on specific occasions with the prior authority of the Captain. Senior Members who have been members continuously for twelve months or more shall be entitled to vote at meetings and shall be eligible to be nominated members of the Committee, and except where restricted above may use all the Club's facilities.


COST £100.00 per year

Country Senior Rowing Membership:
is open to persons who reside outside a 25 mile radius of the Club and who
• undertake to row for the Club, or

• wish to regularly use the racing craft or other training facilities for leisure purposes

Country Senior Rowing Members shall enjoy the same privileges as Senior Rowing Members but shall be accepted at a special annual subscription as set by the Annual General Meeting or Extraordinary Meeting.

COST £172.00 per year

Junior Rowing Membership:
is restricted to persons under the age of 18 years who undertake to row for the Club.
Applicants for Junior Rowing Membership must furnish proof of age. Junior Rowing Members shall be entitled to the use of the Club premises other tan the bar, but shall not vote at any meeting, not be eligible to serve on the Committee or hold office in the Club. Junior Rowing Members shall be entitled to use the Club pleasure boats.
A Junior Rowing Member shall cease to be such at the end of the calendar year in which he/she attains the age of 18 years.

The Junior Squad at HRC has grown in size in recent years to over 40 regular junior rowers, making our junior squad one of the largest in the region. The junior squad is now run by John Griffiths ex GB oarsman and UKCC level 2 rowing coach. In 2011 a group of  HRC juniors became the youngest crew out of 400 to compete in the London Tideway.

COST (Under 18) £145.00 per year.

Safeguarding and Protecting Children
The committee of Hereford Rowing Club believe that the wellbeing of all children regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or ability, have equal rights to safety and protection.
All suspicions, concerns and allegations of harm will be taken seriously and should be reported without delay to a Hereford Rowing Club volunteer or official, whereupon they will be responded to swiftly and appropriately in accordance with the club child welfare plan.
This is in compliance with the spirit of the British Rowing Safeguarding and Protection of Children guidance.

To download the latest Parental Consent Form click HERE

To download our Child Protection Policy click HERE


Student Membership:
is open to persons over the age of eighteen who are in full time education and
• undertake to row for Hereford Rowing Club, or

• wish to regularly use the racing craft or other training facility for leisure purposes.

Student Members under the age of twenty-one shall not be eligible to vote and Student Members over the age of twenty-one shall only be eligible to vote after being members continuously for two years. Student Members may use all the Club facilities and shall pay a subscription equivalent to half.

COST £145.00 per year

 Student vacation Membership: 
is open to students currently attending University or other full time education away from Hereford and:-

• undertake to row for Hereford Rowing Club, or

 • wish to regularly use the racing craft or other training facility for leisure purposes. 

The membership to cover use of the Club’s facilities during Christmas, Easter and Summer vacations only. Student vacation members under the age of twenty one will not be eligible to vote and Student vacation members over twenty one shall only be eligible to vote after being members continuously for two years.

Student vacation membership will be an amount equivalent to one quarter of the Senior Rowing membership in the year of joining, with no further concessions.

COST £125.00 per year

 Associate Membership:
A limited number of Associate Memberships may be granted at the discretion of the Committee. Associate Members shall not be entitled to vote at meetings and shall not be eligible to hold office in the Club, nor be nominated to serve on the Committee nor propose or second applications for membership of the Club, They shall be entitled to the use of the Club pleasure boats.

COST £40.00 per year

Junior Coxing Membership:
Junior Coxing Membership is open to persons under the age of 18 years who undertake to cox for the Club.
Applicants for Junior Coxing Membership must furnish proof of age. Privileges of Coxing Membership are restricted to the use of the Club premises and the occasional use of racing craft with the prior authority of the Captain.

COST £30.00 per year

Senior Coxing Membership:
Senior Coxing Membership is open to persons over the age of 18 years who undertake to cox for the Club.
Privileges of Senior Coxing Membership are restricted to the use of the Club premises and the occasional use of the racing craft with the prior authority of the Captain.

COST £55.00 per year

Senior Non-Rowing plus Gym Member
Senior Non-Rowing plus Gym Membership is available to those who wish to use the training facilities of the Club subject to the Committee's discretion. Gym members may use the training facilities at times approved by the Captain (not between 1700 and 2100 Monday to Friday). Members may also use the social facilities.

COST £220.00 per year

"Friends of the Wye '150' Club":


For parents of juniors and families of members we also have an affiliated social membership through the "Friends of the Wye '150' Club". Membership costs only £25 per year and during the year draws take place monthly with 38 prizes per year. Monthly prizes of £20, £15 and £10 can be won and twice a year in June and December a £250 jackpot prize is won. All profits from the 150 Club are channelled back into the Rowing Club, over the years thousands of pounds have been raised, so this is a very cheap way of supporting Hereford Rowing Club.

 

Affiliated Clubs -

In addition to the Kayak Club, other affiliated users of HRC are Hereford Cathedral School Boat Club, the Wye Valley Runners, Hereford Cruising Club and Hereford Sub Aqua Club. Such facilities and services to other sports make HRC a true local centre of sport, which was recognised with the club being presented with the Herefordshire Sports Council's Club of the Year in 2005. 

 

 Application Forms etc.:

Click Here to download a Membership Application Form

Click Here to download a Junior health declaration/parental consent form.

For further information about Hereford Rowing Club download the Club Welcome Pack click HERE.

To download the Club Rules and Standing Orders go to the Club Rules Page in the Members Only section

Click Here to download Friends of the Wye application form

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