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South Orlando Rowing Association

2020 Learn to Row Summer Camp Session 1

  • 06/29/2020
  • 8:30 AM
  • 07/09/2020
  • Moss Park (SORA boat yard near pavilion 3)
  • 11


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ALL summer programming is subject to change as we continue to deal with the consequences of Covid-19. We may alter, reschedule or cancel events as need be to adhere to current CDC guidelines.

Our 2 week programs are designed primarily for the new/beginner rower, who will be in the 6th to 12th grade next school year. We will explore the basics of rowing and rowing technique, how to responsibly handle the equipment (boats and oars), and spend time on the water to apply what they learned on land. Additionally, these campers participate in land-based training for overall fitness.

As a reminder the following policies and protocols will be followed and enforced. All procedures and protocols fall in line with the current CDC health guidelines and imposed restrictions. 

All rowers will need to bring this waiver with them when they return to the park, every rower and their parents must read and sign all NEW protocol and procedures. 



  • Rower / Coaches exhibiting symptoms or who have been in contact with persons exhibiting symptoms MUST stay home.
  • IF you are waiting on COVID test results, we ask that you do NOT return to the boathouse until you have a confirmed NEGATIVE result.
  • Masks will be MANDATORY on land, around the boatyard and dock area, masks may be removed when in a boat.  
  • All rowers may NOT return to the boathouse without a signed waiver by both the rower and parent that they understand these guidelines.


  • Rowers/Coaches will have temperatures taken upon arrival to the boathouse, any temperature over 100 degrees will be sent home.
  • Use of singles will be predominantly used, 4’s and 8’s will not be utilized.
  • Rowers / Coaches will increase hand sanitizing on arrival and departure (we will provide and supervise).
  • Rowers / Coaches will maintain social distance (recommended 6 ft)
  • Boats and equipment will be washed before and after while keeping the suitable distances (Boat and Oars are cleaned with a bleach water mixture before and after rowing).
  • Rowers/Coaches will not gather in groups upon arrival and departure. nBoat launch and recovery on the dock will be staggered appropriately to keep numbers on land low.
  • Coaches will ensure no interaction with other park users or park staff.
  • For Rowers who do not drive themselves. We will ask all parents to remain in their vehicles and not socialize with one another.

As a reminder, this opportunity is solely at the discretion of parents and athletes to make individual choices for their family. If for any reason these recommendations change we will adjust and take the appropriate action.

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