SCRC Sarasota County Rowing Club

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SCRC, proud host of the
Sarasota Invitational Regatta

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Board of Directors:

President - Libby Beene
Vice President - Rita Ferrandino
Treasurer - Norm Thetford
Secretary - Mary Chadsey
Equipment - Diane Cotting
Safety and Training - Kim Mitchell
Land - Nancy Paul
Regatta - Rick Elbrecht
Membership - Chris Taylor

Meetings: All board meetings will take place at 6:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. All members are welcome to attend.

Boatyard Location: 800 Blackburn Point Road, Osprey, FL 34229

Who we are:

The Sarasota County Rowing Club (SCRC) promotes the sport of rowing for adults, men and women. SCRC has 100 members which range in ages from 23 to 82 and participate in both sculling and sweep rowing, competitively and recreationally.

We row most every day, mostly in the mornings as early as 6:45 a.m.

We launch off of the Historic Blackburn Point, on the Intercoastal Waterway on Blackburn Point Road in Osprey, Florida map

For more information, please fill out our contact form, and our membership director will get back to you shortly.

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Masters Learn to Row Class

Where: SCRC Boatyard, 800 Blackburn Point Rd., Osprey, FL 34229
What: Learn the basics of rowing by land and on-the-water training through (8) 2-hour sessions.
Time: Please let us know if you are available for morning 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. or evening 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

If you are ready to row, contact:

Minimum Physical Requirements:

Touch your ankles without bending your knees;
Sustain aerobic activity for at least 15 minutes;
Lift 35 lbs. over your head;
Fit into narrow boat (not more than 20");
Swim (tread water a minimum of 10 minutes);
Bend your knees to the squat position.

LTR Application

Download, print and sign the U.S. Rowing Waiver.

Pay your membership dues online with PayPal.

Make payments to: Please make sure you send your payment to "friends and family".

or, send your check to: SCRC, PO Box 184, Osprey, Florida, 34229