Tuesday, September 10th Swim Test - Novice Rowers

PVRC Swim Test

Location: Chestnut Middle School

Address: 355 Plainfield St, Springfield, MA 01104

PVRC Crew Swim Test Requirements

Purpose: The purpose of the Swim test is to identify the strengths and weaknesses of rowers in and around water. At a minimum, it serves to verify that each student is safe to participate in rowing on the water. The test should show whether or not a rower is comfortable in and around water, has the ability to swim and tread water, and has basic knowledge of life jacket use.

Procedure: A crew coach will administer this test while a certified lifeguard is supervising.

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