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Sarasota Invitational Regatta

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February 23, 24 and 25, 2018
Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota

About Us

SCRC, a Masters Rowing Club, is located at Blackburn Point County Park in Osprey, Florida. With Head Coach Dragos Alexandru, a former Olympian, adults row year-round on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway near the Gulf of Mexico.

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Coaching is included in your membership

Your membership dues include coaching with Coach Dragos Alexandru. Coach Alex, a former Olympic rower, has been a leader in the Sarasota rowing community.  For the last 30 years he has coached all levels of rowers from novices to competitive racers. read more about Coach Alex.

Five coached rowing days per week. Calendar


GUESTS with a high degree of rowing experience wishing to row with SCRC for a day must contact the membership director before signing up. NO guest is permitted to row until registration/waiver is completed. Guest fee is $25. And guests must row with our coach or a club member. Thank you! 

Sarasota Adaptive Rowing Program

Sarasota Adaptive Rowing Program
Training in the Paralympic sport of rowing in Sarasota, Florida. 

Contact Coach Joe Dobson for more information

Learn to Row

Sign up now! The class is filling fast.

The next Learn to Row class starts January 24 - February 9, Wednesday and Sunday mornings.

SCRC's adult Learn to Row to experience the ultimate team sport. more info
Cost: $250

Contact Coach Alex (Dragos Alexandru) at 941 284-7111 or email

Learn to Row wait list

If you can't make the January learn to row class, and you are still interested, sign up to be on the wait list. We will contact you when the next class is scheduled.

February Board Meeting

WHEN: February meeting date to be announced
TIME: 6:00 pm
LOCATION: Mariooch Studio - 4067B So. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Watch your email for minutes of the January 9 meeting.

Seasonal Members, We missed you!

Returning seasonal members starting back in December please use the 2018 registration. Thanks!


Please remember to lock ALL the gates and sheds before leaving for the water or your car. Security is all members responsibility, so please take the time to check things are locked up!! Thanks!!!!! 

Please take the long way.....

The board adopted a new rule at the Oct. Meeting. No club boats are permitted to use the cut (off the east side of dock) to access the ICW  due to underwater hazards that have damaged equipment. Thank you for your understanding and compliance, please help spread the word.  

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