Visiting Crews

UTRC is pleased to welcome other clubs for training camps and rowing visits.

All visiting crews wishing to use the Upper Thames Rowing Club facilities, landing stages and car parks should contact David Church, the Facilities Manager, in the first instance at the Club. Facilities Manager’s contact details are under review.

In order to sensibly and safely manage the use of the available resources at Upper Thames, the following rules apply to ALL visiting crews.

Safety

Upon arriving all visitors should take note of the Club Notice board and Safety flags to ensure that they are aware of the latest traffic flow and state of the river.

Boat Storage

Boats must not be stored on club lawn or in the boathouse, but on the grass downstream of the boat house. All trestles for the boats must be provided by visitors. No UTRC trestles or other equipment is to be used at any time. Please leave trailers on the grass downstream of the new boat house. All visitors must provide their own blades and boats.

Parking

Parking at Upper Thames is limited; Visitors should contact David Church, Facilitites Manager, beforehand to discuss arrangements. Visitors should expect to share vehicles and should NOT park in Remenham lane or on the grass at UTRC.

Club Room

The club room and other club facilities may be used by visitors and must be kept tidy at all times. Please remove boots and wellies before entering the club room, and keep the carpets clean especially in winter. Please do not leave food out and ensure any mess is cleared up.

Ergometers

Club ergos are for the use of UTRC members only, but may be used by prior arrangement at the discretion of the club captain.

Changing Rooms

The changing rooms may be used by visitors. Kit can be left in changing rooms at the owners own risk. Please keep the changing rooms tidy.

Pricing, Availability and Payment

  • The costs of visiting is £10 per person per day (coxes and coaches excluded).
  • Please note that there are times when the river at Henley is extremely busy and bookings may be declined due to safety or capacity considerations.
  • All payment must be made in advance. Bookings are taken on a first paid, first served, usually with a minimum of 7 days notice. If payment is not received in advance crews will not be allowed to boat.
  • All bookings are only accepted and confirmed when agreed by the Facilities Manager.

Location of the Club

Please find the location of the club, together with all contact details here on our Contact Us page

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