Rowing Academy

Rowing Academy

BCS Rowing Academy is run in affiliation with Christchurch Rowing Club.

Key Features

All water sessions are run at Christchurch Rowing Club and all land sessions are held at BCS in the gym and the sports hall.

  • BCS Rowing Academy kit
  • Transport to and from Christchurch Rowing Club for training sessions (except before school sessions, where parents are responsible for getting their child to the club)
  • Fee paid to Christchurch Rowing Club, which covers the use of all agreed club equipment
  • Timetabled sporting sessions
  • High performance support
  • Reduced fees for physiotherapy support
  • Elite level coaching
  • Progress reports
  • Mentoring with your coaches

Entrance Criteria

As rowing is a sport that you cannot participate in until secondary school all pupils are welcome to try out the sport. A four week taster course as well as learn to row sessions in the school holidays are offered.

After the taster course, the coaches will discuss you joining the Academy.

Meet the Coach

Jasmine Foley - Head of Rowing

UKCC Level 2 Rowing Coach | Level 3 Advanced Personal Trainer | RYA National Powerboat Level 2 | NARS Life Guard | Emergency First Aid at BCS

Patrick Wilkins

Level 2 Club Coaching | Level 2 Powerboating Certificate | Paddlesport Instructor | RYA Aquatic First Aid

How to Join

You can request further information about our Rowing Academy by emailing our Head of Rowing, Jasmine Foley. 

Rowing Schedule