Middle School

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  • Grades: 6 through 8 - 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 16th through December 20th (No practice during Thanksgiving week)
  • Spring Season: January 20th through April 24th (No practice during Spring Break week)
  • Practice Times: M-F 4:30PM-6:45 PM (6:30 PM during Daylight Savings), Sat 8:30AM-11:30 AM
  • Program Fee: $475 for 2 days a week/season
  • Additional Days: Add an additional day for the season for $250 per 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 -Transportation 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.