<html> <head> <title>Camrowers Club's Membership Page</title> <meta name="description" content="Camrowers Club: Recreational Rowing on the Cam River for over 50s and for retirees: part of the Cambridge and British Rowing Communities: membership includes Novice Rowers, Skilled Rowers and Qualified Rowing Instructors: we Row Throughout Year on River Cam below Jesus Lock. 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The only requirement is that they can swim 50 metres. Most new members are beginners, although some come to Camrowers to refresh or relearn their rowing skills. We welcome people with disabilities and will always work with you to find ways for you to enjoy rowing. <br></br> <b>How to join</b><br> You can apply to join via Forever Active, the organisation that provides exercise for the over 50s in Cambridgeshire; or via the University of the Third Age in Cambridge (U3AC); or by being referred by their doctor; or contact us direct. <br> <ul> <li>For Exercise Referral contact your GP <li>For U3AC see <a href="http://www.u3ac.org.uk">U3A Cambridge</a> <li>For Forever Active see their <a href="http://www.forever-active.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/forever-active-18-jan-2015-v6-lowres.pdf">brochure<a/> or contact Camrowers Secretary. There may be a waiting list for those joining via this route. </ul> For Camrowers Secretary see <a href="contacts.html#secretary">contacts</a>. <br></br> <b>Cost</b><br> The first session is free so that people can be sure they wish to continue. Thereafter the cost of the six initial coaching lessons is &#163;30. This includes the capsize drill session at Chesterton Community College Sports Centre. Once coaching has been completed, club fees are &#163;148 per year made up of &#163;60 membership fee and &#163;88 rowing fee.(Fees can be paid quarterly). <br><br> Subject to <!-- <a href="http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/individuals/giving/gift-aid.htm">HMRC guidelines </a>-->HMRC guidelines Camrowers can claim Gift Aid on membership fees and this makes an important contribution to club finances at no additional cost to members. 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