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Learn To Row

Sign Up to Receive Information on SCRC's Next 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 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 LTR class costs $250 and the focus will be on having fun and learning the basics. After successfully completing the LTR class, you will be encouraged to join the club and continue with coached sessions with a group of novice rowers. The club offers recreational and competitive levels of rowing participation as you progress.

Are you interested in participating in SCRC's  next LTR class? Then please learn more by reviewing the  LTR Q&A  on this website,

Ready to sign up on the LTR Wait List? Click below on the red banner below (Learn To Row Wait List) to reserve your spot on the Wait List! You will be contacted as soon as the next LTR class is scheduled.

Have further questions about Learn to Row at SCRC? Contact SCRC's Safety & Training Director at: safetyand training@sarasotarowing.com


Working as a team! Oct. LTR 2017

A brisk Halloween Morning row! LTR 2017!

A brisk Halloween Morning row! LTR 2017!


Two LTR 8s get ready to launch


LTR on the water practice 10/16


Coach Jeff demos technique


image by Karen Galvin


image by Karen Galvin

Learn to Row

 RowDragos@gmail.com or (941)284-7111

Do you live in Florida and miss being by the water? Want to get in shape while using your mind? Looking to make friends while learning a unique sport?? Rowing is the answer!! 

Join SCRC's adult Learn to Row to experience the ultimate team sport!!

Questions about an upcoming LTR and your eligibility? Please contact  Coach Alex at (941) 284-7111 or email rowdragos@gmail.com

SCRC Head Coach Alex will conduct these sessions

Sarasota County Rowing Clubs (SCRC) Learn to Row Program (LTR) is designed for adults who are age 18 and up and interested in rowing. 

Each LTR session is arranged into classes which are not competitive. You will find that rowing is surprisingly interesting and challenging. It is a low impact sport with great physiological and mental benefits. 

After completing the class, we invite and encourage you to continue rowing with our Novice Skills and Drills program. We offer recreational and competitive levels of rowing participation as you progress and you will not need to purchase your own equipment to participate in the Sarasota County Rowing Club. Joining the club is easy. After completing the Learn to Row Program, you can become a member of SCRC by registering as a new member on the club's website. If you have any questions about joining please contact SCRC's  Membership Director.