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    • 07/15/2019
    • 07/25/2019
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    High School Summer Drop-In Program: July 15 - July 25

    Please read this information, including the last section, in it's entirety to ensure this program runs as smoothly as possible. This is a new program this year and it will take everyone's help to make it a success.

    HS rowers... do you want to get on the water and put those meters in without a camp experience? This is a great NEW opportunity to work on those small boat skills or get a group of friends together and work on boats of all sizes.

    What: All HS rowers may sign up for any camp at a reduced fee.  You may sign-up for an entire session, a week at at time or even drop-in for a day of rowing with your friends. There is no coaching involved but you will be accompanied by a launch for safety and able to enjoy a day of rowing.

    When:

    • During Learn to Row July 15 - July 25 (8:30am - 11:30am, Monday - Thursday)

    Please note that ALL drop in rowers will need to be at the park no later than 8:15 or risk missing their opportunity to participate. No refunds will be processed for late arrivals.

    Cost:

    • Weekly Rate $50 / Week (Monday - Thursday)

    • Daily Rate $15 (Monday - Thursday)

    Additional (very important) Information:

    • This program is only open to rowers who were members of the club during the 2018-2019 season. You must use your email address that is associated with your rower account to register. If your email address isn't working or you have any other issues signing up, please contact support@soracrew.com.

    • You may sign up additional days during the same session by simply creating a new registration and choosing the day(s) you wish to add.

    • In the the event that we do not have enough participants it is possible you may be left to erg or rescheduled for another day.

    • We encourage you to coordinate the days you row with your teammates but we cannot guarantee the boat you will be in. An attempt will be made to boat according to rower preference but the ultimate decision will be up to the staff on hand running camp.



    • 07/15/2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 07/25/2019
    • Moss Park (SORA boat yard near pavilion 3)
    • 4
    Register

    Session 2:  July 15 - July 25
    8:30am - 11:00am (Mon-Thurs)

    This 2 week program is 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 will participate in land-based training for overall fitness.

    Each participant should have athletic clothing, shoes and socks, a soft plastic water bottle, and a non-perishable snack that is packaged in a squirrel-proof bag. (Our squirrels are very creative - and hungry!)

    This camp is open to new rowers with a special invitation to Lake Nona Jr Lions. 

    • 07/15/2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 07/18/2019
    • 8:00 PM
    • Moss Park
    Register

    2019 Summer Learn to Row  (L2Row)

    South Orlando Rowing Association is excited to offer you a fun and exciting way to enjoy your Florida summers here in Lake Nona and Moss Park with our new Masters/Assistant Junior coach, Coach Deidrah Kennedy. Here is your chance to try something new with a new group of friends.

    Three Day L2Row

    In this three day L2Row you will learn the basics of rowing with others that are just starting out. This three day L2Row class will teach you everything you need to know from carrying oars and boats, to your first time on the  erg (rowing Machine) to rowing on the water.

    During this two day class, you will be challenged to learn new skills and a new meaning of teamwork.

    • Days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    • Dates July 15, 16 and 18
    • Times 6:00pm-8:00pm - please arrive by 5:45pm
    • Cost $150.00
    • Please Note - There is a $3 daily fee into Moss Park

    About Coach Deidrah

    Coach Deidrah is a long-time rower and a USRowing Certified Coach and she brings her love of rowing and her high school (prep school), collegiate, masters and club experience to SORA.

    She comes to us from Davenport, Iowa where she called Rivermont Collegiate Rowing Academy home as the head rowing coach and the Assistant Head of Residence Life on campus. With her position as Head Coach, Deidrah has built the program from the ground up.  In the program's first year rowers won Novice 1x at hooch, placed 1st and 10th in novice 2x and 2nd in novice 4x at Midwest Championship regional regatta. Deidrah also was the assistant head coach of Y Quad Cities Rowing which is one of the premier rowing clubs in the country. She will bring the skills that she has gained from all of the great coaches, rowers and her own personal training here to SORA.

    Coach Deidrah comes to us with extensive experience in building programs at several prep-schools, clubs and colleges over the last 7 years. She earned her degree in Communications from the University of Dubuque where she pursed her other passion of golf and was a member of the Women’s Golf Team. Coach Deidrah rowed on the Quad City Rowing Association as a Junior where her love of Rowing began.

    Please feel free to contact our new coach Deidrah Kennedy or Kelly Hagan with questions.

    Deidrah Kennedy - coachdeidrah@soracrew.com
    563-499-1820

    Kelly Hagan - kelly@soracrew.com
    407-744-6298





    • 07/24/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Moss Park
    Register

    2019 Parent/Sibling Rows - Wednesday’s in July

    Starting in July, SORA is excited to offer a new program for all of our current high school and middle school rowers and their families. Have you ever wanted to sit in the seat of a boat and see what it is like or are you an experienced rower that would like to row with your son or daughter?  

    Wednesday’s night rows, are for you, with our new bring your parent or sibling rows. This is a great opportunity for our rowers to have to have their parent or sibling learn more about rowing. Family members will not only sit on the erg and see what you do but also the chance to step off land and get on the water.

    During these session rowers will be taking parents and/or siblings out in boat to teach them more about rowing with the help of our new coach Deidrah.

    • Wednesdays in July
    • July 10, 17, 24 and 31st
    • 6:00pm-8:00pm
    • Cost: $20.00 per day or $80 for all FOUR
    • Siblings should be at least 6th grade. Younger siblings will be allowed to participate at the discretion of the coach 

    Please feel free to contact our new coach Deidrah Kennedy or Kelly Hagan with questions.

    Deidrah Kennedy
    coachdeidrah@soracrew.com
    563-499-1820

    Kelly Hagan
    kelly@soracrew.com
    407-744-6298



    • 07/29/2019
    • 08/01/2019
    Register

    High School Summer Drop-In Program: July 29 - August 1

    Please read this information, including the last section, in it's entirety to ensure this program runs as smoothly as possible. This is a new program this year and it will take everyone's help to make it a success.

    HS rowers... do you want to get on the water and put those meters in without a camp experience? This is a great NEW opportunity to work on those small boat skills or get a group of friends together and work on boats of all sizes.

    What: All HS rowers may sign up for any camp at a reduced fee.  You may sign-up for an entire session, a week at at time or even drop-in for a day of rowing with your friends. There is no coaching involved but you will be accompanied by a launch for safety and able to enjoy a day of rowing.

    When:

    • During Advanced Middle School Camp, July 29 - August 1 (8:30am - 11:30am, Monday - Thursday)

    Please note that ALL drop in rowers will need to be at the park no later than 8:15 or risk missing their opportunity to participate. No refunds will be processed for late arrivals.

    Cost:

    • Weekly Rate $50 / Week (Monday - Thursday)

    • Daily Rate $15 (Monday - Thursday)

    Additional (very important) Information:

    • This program is only open to rowers who were members of the club during the 2018-2019 season. You must use your email address that is associated with your rower account to register. If your email address isn't working or you have any other issues signing up, please contact support@soracrew.com.

    • You may sign up additional days during the same session by simply creating a new registration and choosing the day(s) you wish to add.

    • In the the event that we do not have enough participants it is possible you may be left to erg or rescheduled for another day.

    • We encourage you to coordinate the days you row with your teammates but we cannot guarantee the boat you will be in. An attempt will be made to boat according to rower preference but the ultimate decision will be up to the staff on hand running camp.



    • 07/29/2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 08/01/2019
    • Moss Park (SORA boat yard near pavilion 3)
    • 13
    Register

    Session 2: July 29 - August 1
    8:30am - 11:30am (Mon-Thurs)

    Our Advanced Middle School program is a one week Summer Camp for our returning Middle School Rowers and those middle School rowers that are trying to hone their skills and gain more experience during the summer months. Rowers will work on sweep, sculling and land training.

    Each participant should have athletic clothing, shoes and socks, a soft plastic water bottle, and a non-perishable snack that is packaged in a squirrel-proof bag. (Our squirrels are very creative - and hungry!)

    • 07/31/2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Moss Park
    Register

    2019 Parent/Sibling Rows - Wednesday’s in July

    Starting in July, SORA is excited to offer a new program for all of our current high school and middle school rowers and their families. Have you ever wanted to sit in the seat of a boat and see what it is like or are you an experienced rower that would like to row with your son or daughter?  

    Wednesday’s night rows, are for you, with our new bring your parent or sibling rows. This is a great opportunity for our rowers to have to have their parent or sibling learn more about rowing. Family members will not only sit on the erg and see what you do but also the chance to step off land and get on the water.

    During these session rowers will be taking parents and/or siblings out in boat to teach them more about rowing with the help of our new coach Deidrah.

    • Wednesdays in July
    • July 10, 17, 24 and 31st
    • 6:00pm-8:00pm
    • Cost: $20.00 per day or $80 for all FOUR
    • Siblings should be at least 6th grade. Younger siblings will be allowed to participate at the discretion of the coach 

    Please feel free to contact our new coach Deidrah Kennedy or Kelly Hagan with questions.

    Deidrah Kennedy
    coachdeidrah@soracrew.com
    563-499-1820

    Kelly Hagan
    kelly@soracrew.com
    407-744-6298



Past events

07/17/2019 Parent/Sibling Row - Wednesday, July 17th
07/13/2019 Masters (Adult) L2Row - 2 Day Intense Learn to Row Session 1 (July 13-14)
07/11/2019 Masters Summer Open Rowing July 11th
07/10/2019 Parent/Sibling Row - Wednesday, July 10th
07/09/2019 Masters Summer Open Rowing July 9th
06/29/2019 Masters Summer Open Rowing June 29th
06/25/2019 Masters Summer Open Rowing June 25th
06/24/2019 2019 SORA/Jr Lions Summer Learn to Row Camp Session 1
06/24/2019 2019 Summer Elite Sculling Camp
06/24/2019 High School Summer Drop-In Program: June 24 - July 4
06/11/2019 High School "Meet the New Coach Deidrah Kennedy" Camp
06/07/2019 2019 US Rowing Youth National Championships (Select HS)
06/03/2019 2019 Summer Advanced Middle School Camp - Session 1
06/03/2019 High School Summer Drop-In Program: June 3rd-6th
06/03/2019 Summer Camp Volunteers (11th & 12th Grade HS Only)
05/17/2019 2019 High School End of Year Banquet
05/10/2019 2019 US Rowing Southeast Youth Championships (Select HS)
04/26/2019 2019 FSRA Sweep State Championships (Select HS)
04/25/2019 2019 Middle School End of Year Celebration
04/16/2019 2018-2019 SORA Yearbook Ad/Shout Out
04/12/2019 2019 FSRA Sculling State Championships (Select HS)
04/05/2019 2019 Miami International Regatta (HS - Travel)
03/31/2019 2019 Jake Snyder Middle School Regatta (MS)
03/30/2019 FSRA Central District Championship
03/16/2019 2019 Tampa Mayor's Cup
03/10/2019 2019 OARS Invitational (MS)
03/09/2019 2019 OARS Youth Invitational (HS)
02/23/2019 2019 Sarasota Invitational (HS)
02/09/2019 2019 Southern Erg Sprints (Full Team)
02/02/2019 2019 Novice Regatta (Novice HS & All MS)
12/08/2018 Fall Sprints at the Canal (HS)
11/17/2018 Scrimmage at Moss Park (HS/MS/Mast)
11/07/2018 Wednesday 11/8 Learn to Row
11/01/2018 2018 Head of the Hooch (HS Varsity & Select Novice - Travel)
10/27/2018 2018 Halloween Regatta (MS)
10/19/2018 SORA Travel Bag
10/13/2018 East Coast Classic (HS/MS)
09/15/2018 Battle of the Bridges
09/10/2018 2018 SORA Parent's Meeting
08/25/2018 Breakfast at the Boatyard
07/30/2018 SORA/Jr Lions Summer Rowing (Session 3) - Jr Lions - Middle School - High School Novice
07/10/2018 2018 Club Nationals
06/18/2018 SORA/Jr Lions Summer Rowing Summer Rowing (Session 2)
06/13/2018 2018 High Performance Camp
06/09/2018 Adaptive Rowing Open House
06/08/2018 US Rowing Youth Nationals
06/04/2018 SORA/Jr Lions Summer Rowing Summer Rowing (Session 1)
06/01/2018 High School End of Year Awards Ceremony
05/14/2018 May Learn to Row - Mon/Wed evenings
05/12/2018 2018 Southeast Regionals (HS)
05/10/2018 2018 Middle School (Almost) End of Season Party
05/05/2018 2018 Florida Masters (MS, Mast, Adaptive)
05/01/2018 2017-2018 SORA Yearbook Ad/Shout Out
04/27/2018 2018 Sweep States (HS)
04/14/2018 2018 Sculling States (HS)
04/08/2018 2018 Jake Snyder Regatta (MS)
04/07/2018 2018 Central District Championships (HS)
03/17/2018 2018 Tampa Mayors Cup (HS)
03/11/2018 2018 OARS Regatta (MS, Masters, Adaptive)
03/10/2018 2018 OARS Regatta (HS)
03/05/2018 March Learn to Row - Mon/Wed evenings
03/03/2018 (CANCELLED) 2018 Plant City Invitational
02/25/2018 2018 Sarasota Invitational (MASTERS/ADAPTIVE/VETERAN)
02/24/2018 2018 Sarasota Invitational (HS Only)
02/12/2018 February Learn to Row - Mon/Wed evenings
02/10/2018 2018 Southern Erg Sprints (HS/MS/Mast/Adaptive)
02/03/2018 2018 Novice Regatta (HS/MS)
01/19/2018 2018 Spring Kickoff Dinner
01/15/2018 January Learn to Row - Mon/Wed evenings
12/04/2017 December Learn to Row - Mon/Wed evenings
12/04/2017 SORA Chipotle Spirit Night
12/02/2017 Winter Park Christmas Parade - Middle School Fundraiser
11/22/2017 2017-2018 HS Rower Jackets
11/18/2017 Turkey Scrimmage (All Programs)
11/11/2017 Head of the South (HS Only - Travel)
11/06/2017 November Learn to Row - Mon/Wed evenings
10/28/2017 Halloween Regatta (Middle School Only)
10/21/2017 Gatorhead (High School Only)
10/17/2017 October Learn to Row - Tues/Thurs evenings
10/17/2017 SORA Vista Lakes McDonald's Spirit Night
09/20/2017 Unisuit Orders (High School)
09/19/2017 September Learn to Row - Tues/Thurs evenings
08/27/2017 SORA Annual Open House & Pancake Paddle
08/22/2017 HS Returning Parent Mandatory Information Meeting
08/22/2017 August Learn to Row - Tues/Thurs evenings
07/31/2017 Summer Rowing (Session 5)
07/25/2017 July Learn to Row - Tues/Thurs evenings
07/24/2017 Summer Rowing (Session 4) - 1 week + Halifax Summer Regatta
07/10/2017 Summer Rowing (Session 3)
06/20/2017 June Learn to Row - Tues/Thurs evenings
06/19/2017 Summer Rowing (Session 2)
06/11/2017 SORA HS - Club Nationals (Ohio) Training - WEEKLY TRAINING WITHOUT REGATTA
06/05/2017 Summer Rowing (Session 1)
06/03/2017 Middle School End of Year party
06/01/2017 SORA HS - Club Nationals (Ohio) Training (including Regatta)
05/26/2017 High School End of Year Ceremony
05/20/2017 FL Masters Regatta (HS, MS, Adult & Adaptive)
05/16/2017 May Learn to Row - Tues/Thurs evenings
05/15/2017 END OF YEAR AWARDS - ROWER VOTE
05/13/2017 USRowing Southeast Youth Championships
04/28/2017 2017 Sweep States (HS Only)
04/24/2017 2016-2017 SORA Yearbook Ad/Shout Out
04/07/2017 State Sculling Championships
04/01/2017 2017 Eastern District Championships (HS Only)
03/18/2017 Tampa Mayors Cup - Saturday 3/18
03/12/2017 2017 OARS Regatta (MS, Masters, Adaptive)
03/11/2017 2017 OARS Regatta (HS)
02/25/2017 2017 Sarasota Invitational (HS Only)
02/18/2017 2017 Battle of the Blues Lunch Pre-order
02/18/2017 2017 Battle of the Blues (HS/MS/Mast/Adaptive)
02/11/2017 2017 Novice Regatta (HS/MS/Mast/Adaptive)
01/28/2017 2017 Southern Erg Sprints (HS/MS/Mast/Adaptive)
01/20/2017 2017 Kickoff Pot-Luck Dinner
01/16/2017 Open Board Meeting - January
12/10/2016 Dec 10 Winter Springs/Oviedo Parade - Middle School Fundraiser
12/10/2016 Winter Springs - Oviedo SORA BOOTH
12/08/2016 SORA Vinyl Sticker - S with crossed oars & crest
11/19/2016 2016 Head of the Giblet Vendor
11/13/2016 2016 Head of The Giblet Work Day
11/10/2016 Giblet Work Day (during Middle School Practice)
11/07/2016 2016 Giblet Team Lunch Pre-Order
11/04/2016 2016 Head of the Hooch (HS Varsity & Select Novice)
10/22/2016 2016 Gatorhead Regatta (HS/MS)
10/15/2016 2016 1st coast (HS - All Varsity & Select Novice)
10/12/2016 Adjusted Practice Schedule (week of 10/10)
09/13/2016 Middle School Parent's Meeting
09/03/2016 Saturday Clinic with Ben Davison
08/20/2016 2016 Pancake Paddle & Open House
08/01/2016 Summer Rowing Session 4
08/01/2016 Adult Evening Learn to Row Session 3
07/23/2016 2016 Halifax Summer Regatta
07/11/2016 Summer Rowing Session 3
07/11/2016 Adult Evening Learn to Row Session 2
06/27/2016 Summer Rowing Session 2
06/27/2016 Adult Evening Learn to Row Session 1
06/13/2016 Summer Rowing Session 1
05/21/2016 End of Year Banquet & Awards Ceremony
05/18/2016 SORA Yearbook Ad/Shout Out
05/13/2016 Southeast Regionals (HS Only)
05/07/2016 Florida Masters (HS, MS, Mast, Adaptive)
04/29/2016 Sweep States (HS Only)
04/15/2016 Sculling States (HS Only)
04/03/2016 Jake Snyder Regatta (MS)
04/02/2016 Eastern District Championships (HS Only)
03/14/2016 Open Board Meeting - March
03/13/2016 OARS Regatta (MS, Masters, Adaptive)
03/12/2016 OARS Regatta (HS)
02/20/2016 Novice Regatta (HS/MS/Mast/Adaptive)
02/13/2016 Erg Sprints (HS/MS/Mast/Adaptive)
01/23/2016 Citrus Sprints (HS/MS) SUNDAY
01/21/2016 Kickoff Dinner
01/18/2016 Open Board Meeting
12/09/2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Board Elections
11/22/2015 Head of The Giblet Clean Up Day
11/21/2015 Head of the Giblet (HS/MS/Mast/Adaptive)
11/21/2015 Head of the Giblet Vendor
11/21/2015 Gobbler Sandwich Lunch Pre-Order (Teams only)
11/21/2015 Head of the Giblet Middle School
11/20/2015 Head of The Giblet Work Day
11/14/2015 Head of The Giblet Work Day
11/12/2015 Head of The Giblet Prep Day
11/06/2015 Head of the Hooch (HS Only)
10/29/2015 Giblet Volunteer Information Meeting
10/20/2015 High school learn to row
10/19/2015 October Open Board Meeting
10/17/2015 Gatorhead Regatta (HS/MS)
10/10/2015 1st coast (HS - All Varsity & Select Novice)
09/15/2015 Learn to Row Event - 9/15, 9/17, 9/22, 9/24, 9/29, 10/1
08/29/2015 Pancake Paddle
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