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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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2019 Membership Registration

Interested in joining SCRC as an Annual, Seasonal, or Monthly Member? Start by reading about our club and membership options here

Ready to join SCRC and pay your membership fee? The 2018/2019 MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION link is ready: Just click on the red banner (above) to get started!  (To join or renew your SCRC membership, you must be a current individual member of USRowing. Read about USRowing membership options and benefits at USRowing.com. The most economical option is a Basic USRowing membership costing $9.75 per year.

Membership: Coaching is included!

Your SCRC Membership dues include participation in coached sessions 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.

Several coached rowing sessions are typically scheduled each week. See the club Calendar for this month's rowing schedule.

Sarasota Invitational Regatta

Thank you for participating in this year's SIR which was held February 22, 23 and 24 at Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park. It was our 10th anniversary, and the biggest one yet! 70 Clubs and nearly 800 entries made this an exciting race. Results

We are already planning for February 2020!  Mark your calendar for the last weekend in February.

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Board Meeting

WHEN: August 13,  2019
TIME: 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Mariooch Studio - 4067B So. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL

 

Learn to Row Class

Whatever your reason for wanting to row - to get in shape, be out on the water, make friends, and/or eventually race – SCRC’s Learn to Row (LTR) class is where you start! If you are an adult (18 years & up) and have a desire to learn, we are here to teach you. The  focus of SCRC's LTR class is on having fun and learning the basics. Read here for more on SCRC's LTR program, paying special attention to the LTR Q&A.   
SCRC's next LTR class has not yet been scheduled. Would you like to be put on a wait list for the next class? Click on the red banner below (Learn To Row Wait List) to get on the Wait List; you will be contacted when dates have been set for the next LTR class.
Have further questions about Learn to Row at SCRC? Contact SCRC's Membership Director at: membershipdirector@sarasotarowing.com

GUESTS

GUESTS with a high degree of rowing experience wishing to row with SCRC for a day must contact the Membership Director. No guest is permitted to row until registration and waivers are completed. Guest fee is $25 per row. And guests must row with our coach or a club member. Read here for more on rowing with SCRC as a Guest. 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

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