High School Fall School League

Because of COVID-19, we do not yet know what these programs may look like for 2021. Contact info@gorgerowing.ca to be placed on our announcement list.

The following information is out of date, and is included for reference only.

Gorge is once again hosting the Greater Victoria Youth Rowing Society’s (GVYRS) high school rowing league. The season runs from Thursday, 6 September (coach orientation) to 4 November, ending with an awards ceremony that evening.

Grade 8 students are welcome to join. They will have 2 on-water sessions per week, and can participate in the Second Annual regatta and the City Championships regatta.

Teacher sponsor/coach information

Teacher sponsors should provide each student with all of the information and documentation that is needed. ALL of the registration steps MUST be completed by each student before they are permitted to go on the water. The final deadline for registration is 24 September.
Some important dates are listed below, as are links to help make the process easier. The full information can be found on the GVYRS website, as can a step-by-step Registration Guide.

Each student must:

• Register with RCA (Select Greater Victoria Youth Rowing Society GVYRS as your organization, and scroll down to your school) Link Here
• Complete the GVYRS Google form. Link Here
• Complete swim test at Gorge
• Give $100 volunteer bond cheque (made out to GVYRS) to teacher sponsor
• Have 1 parent/child sign up for a volunteer shift.

Important dates:

Tuesday Sept. 4th
• First Day of School - LVISSAA Registration Opens and is live. Registration info.

Thursday Sept. 6th
• Gorge Narrows - Coaches Orientation 5:30 - 7pm @ Gorge Narrows (Pizza will be served)

Friday Sept. 7th
• Gorge Narrows - Swim Tests time is TBA (Each student to bring a looney for lifeguard)

Monday September 24th
• Registration Deadline
• Coaches and/or Teacher Sponsor Roster Input Meeting for Regatta Central - 7:30pm @ Mt. Douglas Secondary Computer Lab

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