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Welcome To Nathan Benderson Park

NBP Community Rowing Club

Rowing is a low-impact, full-body team sport that will help you exercise and build a healthy lifestyle — all while enjoying the beauty of the water!

Community Rowing

Masters Rowing: NBP’s Adult Rowing Team.

Masters rowers are a group of rowers ages 21 and up both competitive and recreational that are all focused on enjoying the water, achieving their goals, and growing as a team. Whether you want to compete or just get a workout in, this is for you!

Practice times: Mon/Wed/Thurs/Sat – 7-8:30 a.m.


Practice times: Mon-Fri – 6:30-8:15 a.m.

Sat – 7-9 a.m.

Learn To Row

Learn to Row: No experience necessary!  Learn to Row focuses on the fundamentals of rowing, including the basics of the rowing stroke and how to handle equipment. Individuals will be taken step-by-step through nomenclature, safety maneuvers, and independent boat-handling skills with the goal of you being able to join the NBP Masters Rowing Team if you choose. This six-hour course will provide a safe, engaging, and fun environment for you to learn in!

Provided by NBP:

  • Rowing equipment
  • USRowing-certified instructors, certified in first aid and CPR

Please Bring:

  • Shoes and socks
  • Water
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Athletic-fit clothing (any loose clothing may be caught in the moving parts of the boat)

Participants will recieve an email with more information and class expectations after registration is submitted.


Dates: Sign up for our enewsletter at info@nathanbendersonpark.org or check back for the next learn to row dates.

Ages: 18 and older

Fee: $200



Regatta Island
Nathan Benderson Park
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle
Sarasota FL 34235


Become a member of Nathan Benderson Park and take advantage of all NBP has to offer.

Receive full access to the Finish Tower as well as a parking pass, 10% off merchandise and access to boat storage. Additional benefits available for select perks members.