Rookie Rugby for Clubs

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STEP 1
Learn the Game

Download resources such as the Rookie Rugby curriculum, marketing materials, and more!

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STEP 2
Connect Locally

Get in touch with your local Rookie Rugby Representative who can provide training and support, additional resources, and advice on starting rugby in your club.

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STEP 3
Get the Equipment

Rookie Rugby kits provide you with everything you need for your classroom’s rugby sessions. Get rugby balls, flag belts, and cones from the official Rookie Rugby store.

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STEP 4
Log Activity

Already running Rookie Rugby? Log your sessions in our national tracking tool!

Rookie Rugby is a great supplement for existing rugby clubs or for new, developing rugby clubs. Incorporating a youth program serves as a feeder system into other existing programs. This allows for kids to experience the sport at a younger age, therefore increasing a club’s overall membership and competitiveness. Some key activities for a successful Rookie Rugby program within your club include:

Connect with Schools

Schools are the number one place to access kids and promote your rugby offerings. Work with your Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) to introduce Rookie Rugby in physical education classes in schools. This will increase the number of kids in your program substantially because it allows participants to learn some basic skills and build confidence in the game. The Rookie Rugby curriculum incorporates elements of Canada’s Sport for Life Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) model and Physical Literacy, making it very attractive to physical educators and school systems.

Connect with Community Organizations

Rugby clubs have been partnering with community organizations all over the country to help provide materials, equipment, and volunteers to help run Rookie Rugby programming. Many community programs serve as feeder programs into rugby clubs and existing leagues. Reach out to local YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Parks and Recreation Centers, and many more! These organizations are looking for new programming and will have the capacity to set up:

  • Rookie Rugby in Multi-Sport Camps
  • One Day Camps/Clinics
  • Multi-Day Camps (Before and After-School Programming, Summer Camps, etc.)
  • Rookie Rugby Leagues

Log Activity / Journal d’activité

Log Activity

  • Please provide a brief summary of the session and any additional information relevant for reporting. Things to include could be the number of volunteers present, types of resources provided, and follow-up/next steps.

    S'il vous plaît fournir un bref résumé des séances et toute information supplémentaire pertinente pour les rapports. Quelques options à inclure pourraient être le nombre de bénévoles présents, les types de ressources fournies, et les prochaines étapes.

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