Elementary School


  • Grades: 3rd through 5th grades - No Experience Needed!
  •  Location: 343 Palmetto Avenue, Osprey
  • Capacity: Program restricted to 16 rowers
  •  Days and Time: Mondays and Fridays only 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm (6:15 during daylight savings). We accomodate those who are not able to arrive by 4:30 and work them into practice as needed. No practice Spring Break week and Thanksgiving week and where noted.
  •  Fall Session One: August 27th - October 1st (this session starts on a Friday because no practice on Monday, Sept 6th for Labor Day)
  • Fall Session Two:  October 4th - November 5th
  • Fall Session Three: November 8th - December 17th (No practice during Thanksgiving Week). Participants will have the option of joining the Sarasota Crew Intrasquad Regatta on Saturday, Decmeber 18th. Practice runs 4:30-6:15 pm this session.
  • Spring Session One: January 14 - February 18 (no Jan 17 practice). Practice runs 4:30-6:15 pm this session.
  •  Spring Session Two: February 28 - April 11 (no Mar 14, 18, 21 practices)
  •  Spring Session Three: April 18 - May 20
  • Cost: $395 for 2 days a week/season (10 sessions total) - no additonal registration fees
  • Singles Only: - 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
  • Bus: We are able to provide a bus from Pine View currently. To sign up for the bus you simply register under the Join Us -Youth Rowing -Transportation tab (make sure you are logged into the website). It runs both Monday and Friday.

 *****To assure that you are receiving communications from Sarasota Crew as a parent you need to register under the parent section of the website.  Please click here -https://sarasotacrew.org/menujoinus/parents-menu/parents and register for high school, middle school or elementary school, as appropriate. You will have to log out as your rower to be able to sign up for the emails. Often we send notifications to only subsets of parents so if you have athletes in more than one age level, please register in both areas to assure that you receive the appropriate emails.