September 21, 2016 Rowing Center Update

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September 21, 2016 Rowing Center Update

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Quick Updates:  Hello – my name is Dave Calder and I am the facility manager at the SMUS Community Rowing Centre and the Gorge Narrows Rowing Club.  I will be posting more updates about the club on our website and on our Facebook Page.  I hope you find this information enlightening!   Senior Rowing @ GNRC Starting early September, four University students started training in our 5:15 AM group.  They pay a student rate, and hopefully will become the core of a GNRC Seniors program.  We look forward to this group reaching ~6 members so that we can hire a designated coach to support them.  If you are interested in joining this Senior Program, please contact the club at 250-995-2290.   Junior Rowing @ GNRC Scott Swinkels, our head junior coach, has done a great job continuing to build the junior program.  This Fall season we are currently running two programs, our Performance

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Corporate Challenge Information and Registration Form

Rowers Participate in the Gorge Waterway Clean-Up

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  Last Saturday, a large group of student-rowers from the St Michaels University School Rowing Team and the Gorge Narrows Rowing Club took part in the 13th Annual Gorge Waterway Cleanup. The clean-up, organized by Suzette Delmage from the Burnside Gorge Community Association, saw many community members and member organizations come together to try to make a significant difference. (See Victoria News article.) What motivated the kids to join in? A few reasons! Duty, Respect, Service. Tim Hortons? Regardless of why, they combed the beaches, the trestle, and the trails for garbage to remove. Office chairs, broken glass, metal rods, and syringes are only some of the trash that they cleared away. One boy, Zach, discovered a mystery. A bottle, partially buried and containing a quizzical note written entirely in Spanish. Buried in coffee beans, the note didn’t say much. It did, however, land him on the news. Good find

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