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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 (ICW) near the Gulf of Mexico.


Membership Registration

Interested in joining SCRC as an Annual, Seasonal, Monthly, or Annual Single Rack Member? Both new and renewing members can find out more by reading about our club and membership options and learn how to join SCRC by clicking the link below.

Membership: Coaching is included!

Your SCRC Membership dues include participation in coached sessions with Coach Dragos Alexandru. Coach Alex, a former Olympic rower, is a well known leader in the Sarasota rowing community.  For the last 30 years he has coached all levels of rowers from novices to competitive racers. Coached rowing sessions are typically scheduled each week. 

learn to row

In addition to our Masters Program, SCRC offers  Learn to Row classes. Participants enjoy coaching and on the water experience. After you have completed the LTR, you may join the club and continue to participate in Novice and Intermediate Rows, and even compete in Regattas. Join the fun!

Sarasota Invitational Regatta

SCRC is the proud host of the annual Sarasota Invitational Regatta. Youth and masters rowing athletes from around the nation compete at the world-class Nathan Benderson Park rowing venue in Sarasota, FL. Over 1,600 athletes competed in the 2020 event, held February 21-23, 2020.

See photos of the 2020 Regatta on the SIR Photo tab.  

Watch this space for information on the 2021 SIR!

Sarasota Adaptive Rowing Program

Training in the Paralympic sport of rowing in Sarasota, Florida. 

SARP’s mission is to provide disabled veterans and other disabled athletes with year ‘round opportunities to build physical fitness, self-esteem and community connections through rowing.

Contact Coach Joe Dobson for more information

Upcoming events


Board Meeting

WHEN:  Tuesday, November 10
TIME: 6 p.m. 
LOCATION: Remote Meeting via Zoom -

All members are welcome to join in...hope to see you then!



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Mailing Address:
SCRC, PO BOX 184, Osprey FL 34229

Boathouse Address:
800 Blackburn Point Road, Osprey, FL 34229