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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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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

We are now getting ready for the 11th annual Sarasota Invitational Regatta at Nathan Benderson Park.  Make sure it's on your calendar!!  70 Clubs and nearly 800 entries made this an exciting race in 2018. Results 

 Can't wait to see you there.

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Board Meeting

WHEN: February 4,  2020
TIME: 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Mariooch Studio - 4067B So. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL



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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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