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Community Rowing Groups

Sculling Learn to Row

We offer summer individual learn to row sessions.  These sessions are for adults only and focus on sculling (rowing with two oars).   For full details about our upcoming learn to row sessions, see our Learn to Row Page. 

Evening Sculling Program

All summer long, members are welcome to attend our evening sculling (rowing with two oars) program.  People are also welcome to drop in to this program for $20 a session.  Drop in fees can be applied to a membership if you choose to join after dropping in.  Our evening sculling program is held on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:00-7:00pm all summer.  The program is held at the Chancellor's Point Recreation area of Historic St. Mary's City and focuses on sculling skill development.  At Chancellor's point, SMRA has a quad, a double, a few racing singles and two stable singles for learning to row.   All levels of scullers are welcome to attend.   For more information contact Rachel Boarman at  


Competitive Sweep Rowing

We offer a sweep rowing program for athletes who are already competent sweep rowers.  This program is for adults only and meets  at the St. Mary's College of Maryland River Center at 5:15 pm M/T/Th evenings until the college is out of session in May, then switches to 5:15 AM practices through the summer.  At the river center, we have access to an 8 and a four for practices.  If you are an experienced rower and are interested in joining our morning sweep program, please contact Sullivan Madden at


Competitive Sculling Program

Our competitive program is for athletes who are able to row a racing single independently and are interested in following a training plan year round.   This program meets at either the Chancellor's Point Recreation Area or the St. Mary's College of Maryland River Center at 5:30am Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings.  Most competitive group practices are in small boats such as singles and doubles.  If you are an experienced sculler and are interested in joining our competitive sculling program, please contact Nik Meyer at

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