Middle School

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  • Grades: 6th through 8th - No experience necessary!
  • Singles Program - Sculling (2 oars per rower) in singles, learn the skills of handling your own boat and the refined skills it takes to row a single
  • 8s Program - Sweeping (1 oar per rower) in team boats, learn how to row in 8s and how to work together as a team
  • Fall Season: September 10th through December 16th
  • Spring Season: January 21st through April 12th (Optional Extension offered, details to follow) (Tuition is due on January 21st)
  • Practice Times: M-F 4:30 pm-6:45 pm (6:30 pm during Daylight Savings), Sat 8:30 am-11:30 am
  • Registration Fee:  $75 is due at the time of registration per season ($25 discount if done prior to August 1st/January 1st)
  • Program Fee: $475 for 2 days a week/season; tuition is due by the first day of practice
  • Additional Days: Add an additional day for the season for $250/additional day
  • Bus: This service is optional for students from Pine View School, Laurel Nokomis School, Booker Middle School, Sarasota Middle School, and Brookside Middle School.  Runs daily for MS rowers. To sign up for the bus you simply register under the Join Us - Youth Rowing - Transporation tab.
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Middle School Practice Schedule
All middle school rowers attend Saturday practice and row in team boats, the 2nd weekday is of your choosing:
Monday: Singles program
Tuesday: Choose singles or 8s program
Wednesday: Singles program
Thursday: Choose singles or 8s program
Friday: Singles program
8th Grade Athletes
8th-grade athletes interested in rowing on the Freshman Novice Team can start the Fall Session with the Freshman Novice squad. Athletes and Parents must have the understanding that this is a probationary period, and after a meeting in September with the Head Coach, Parents, and Rower, the most appropriate decision on placement will be made.