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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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Membership Registration

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

Ready to join SCRC and pay your membership fee? The 2020 MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION link is now active: Click on the red banner (below) 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 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.

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

Sarasota Invitational Regatta

Thanks to Karen Galvin - see photos on the SIR Photo tab!!

The 11th Annual Sarasota Invitational Regatta was a huge success thanks to 200 volunteers, excellent coaches and tremendous athletes!  And our tremendous Sponsors!!

See you next year!

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Board Meeting

WHEN: April 7,  2020
TIME: 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Mariooch Studio - 4067B So. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL


COVID-19 Update

In response to recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and US Rowing the SCRC Board has suspended rowing operations. We will continue to monitor updates from CDC, US Rowing and Sarasota County.  At this time we do not have a target date to reopen.  Members will be kept up to date via emails and social media platforms.

In light of our suspended operations we cannot accommodate Guest Rows or new members.  If you are a member of the club and have not received the e-mail detailing the new procedures please contact the Membership Director.

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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Congrats to the Learn to Row Class of January/February 2020

Another Learn To Row Class Dec 8, 2019

Turn the Boatyard Pink

December 1 Dolphin joins practice

Putt Putt Golf