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National Learn to Row Day

This event is held annually on the first Saturday in June.

Registration Opens in May

Upcoming Events:
June 1, 2024
June 7, 2025
June 6, 2026

The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department, CANDO's Team Tampa Rowing, and The Tampa Athletic Club annual host the USRowing National Learn to Row Day on the first Saturday of June. 


Come out and give rowing a try! This is a FREE event and will introduce you to rowing on the water. Middle school, high school students and adults of all ages, shapes, and sizes are encouraged to attend (minimum age of 10 years old).

Each session is 2 hours and will include technical instruction on land and on the water.

  • Sign In & Complete Waivers - 15min

  • Rowing Machine Technique Intro - 20min

  • ROW ON THE WATER! - 60min

  • Recap and Boathouse Tour - 25min


Local youth and adult rowing programs will be on site to help you learn more about rowing opportunities throughout the Tampa Bay area.

Any rower or coxswain who is interested in volunteering at our National Learn to Row Day event please email

Tampa River Center at Julian B Lane Park
1001 N Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606

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