Adult Rowing

Vero Beach Rowing’s masters program is for rowers at all levels. Whether you are an experienced junior or collegiate rower, or are someone just getting in the boat for the 1st time, our club is for you. Masters members can use the club's facilities and equipment year round and can participate in multiple scheduled coached rowing sessions each week.

You will have the opportunity to hone your skills with our sculling and sweep equipment, as well as stay in shape with our rowing ergometers. Club equipment includes both sweep (2-, 4+, and 8+) and sculling (1x, 2x, 4x) shells.  Our singles include both stable open water boats and faster racing shells. If you have your own shell and would like to store it at our facility for you to use, we have that option as well.

You can usually find some of our masters rowers out every morning and most evenings as the weather permits.

Learn to Row

Our next Learn to Row starts Tuesday, January 24 at 9:30 am. Use the right sidebar to register now.

Focusing on the basics of safety, technique, timing, navigation, and “boat feel”, our Learn to Row sessions run for 2 consecutive weeks. Classes are two days each week, from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Early summer, we typically offer a session during the evenings. Upon completion of the class, participants may drop in to two Sunday masters coached rowing sessions.

Class size is limited. The cost is $200. $40 of the tuition can be applied towards the cost of an annual masters membership.

Don't want to wait? Click here to purchase a 3 private lesson package with one of our coaches.

Recreational and Competitive Rowing

All Rowing memberships include coaching, full facility usage, and use of club owned scull and sweep boats and oars, pending appropriate skills assessment by our coaching staff. Masters members may row any day, sunrise to sunset, weather permitting.

Cost is $650 for an Annual membership or $390 for a Winter membership. Membership periods start on April 15th and October 15th. Discounted membership rates are offered to additional family members, including parents of Junior rowers.

Coached Sessions

For members looking to improve their technique, VBR Adult Membership offers 8 coached rowing sessions per week, at no additional cost. The current schedule is listed below, and is subject to change as sunrise/sunset times vary during the year.

Tuesday

  • 6:00-7:30 am - Performance
  • 7:30-9:00 am - Foundation
  • 6:00-7:30 pm - Practice

Wednesday

  • 7:30-9:00 am - Weight Training/Conditioning
  • 6:00-7:30 pm - Practice

Thursday

  • 6:00-7:30 am - Performance
  • 7:30-9:00 am - Foundation
  • 6:00-7:30 pm - Practice

    Sunday

    • 7:30-9:00 am - Practice

    Associate Membership

    This membership is only offered to competitive rowers who reside more than 50 miles from Vero Beach, FL. The membership offers a maximum 20 rows per year from the VBR dock, and limited access to club equipment and practice times.  Associate Membership is offered at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Please email our director prior to registering to confirm your eligibility for this membership.

    Membership cost per year is $225.00 and must be renewed annually.

    Visiting Rower

    Visiting experienced rowers can purchase a one month membership. After the required coach skills assessment and waterway orientation, Visiting Members will have access to club equipment and facilities.

    Membership cost is $160.00 for one month and may only be used once in a 12 month period.

    Guest Rowing Pass

    Existing members may purchase a one day guest pass that allows their visitor an opportunity to row with the member. Guests must sign a liability waiver, may only use club equipment with prior approval from club coaching staff, and must be accompanied by the sponsoring member at all times, both on and off of the water.

    Member Boat Storage

    Vero Beach Rowing Boat Storage Rental is available for our Annual members only. The cost is $300 per year in our secure boatyard or $425 per year inside our boathouse. Space must first be arranged with our Program Director. Please email our director to confirm rack space availability prior to registering.

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