Wassersportverein at a Glance

  • PCK sponsors the Wassersportverein.
  • Our club was founded in 2007 after the unification of three water sports clubs.
  • 300 members (50 % of them under the age of 28)
  • Interdisciplinary; 7 divisions, among else
    • Canoe racing
    • Rowing
    • Quadrathlon
    • Canoe polo
    • Sports for the disabled (paracanoe)
  • Impact on German Competitive Sport:
    • Regional base for canoeing
    • Regional base for rowing
    • National base for paracanoeing
  • National squad for the 2011 world championship:
    • Olympic boat classes: Sebastian Brendel
    • Paralympic boat classes: Henry Schröder and Gerhard Bowitzky
    • Juniors Maximilian Müller and Anton Regorius
  • Delegation of Talents to the Potsdam Elite School:
    • 2010: 4 young canoeists
    • 2010: German Olympic Sports Federation Award for excellent promotion of young talents
  • Regional Canoe Championships:
    • 4 x Gold
    • 9 x Silver
    • 11 x Bronze
  • Activities in the Area of Sports for the Disabled:
    • Division 'Sports for the Disabled'
    • Chaperoned tours for mentally handicapped youths and/or youths displaying behavioural problems
  • Returns of the Club:
    • Membership fees (€ 180.00 per year)
    • Holding of regattas
    • Leasing of restaurant
    • Caravan and camping site
    • Renting out boats
    • Physical education, servicing nearby schools
    • Without sponsors' contributions, the club would not be able to survive