Safety Requirements

Safety Requirements

  • All rowers must:
    • have signed up as a member of US Rowing and
    • have signed the Release of Liability waiver
    • be medically approved by your personal physician to fully participate in the sport of rowing
    • be CCRA swim certified or signed the swimming certification waiver (adults only)
    • have completed the CCRA Safety Seminar or watched the USRowing Safety DVD
  • All rowers will sign the rowing log before going on the water.
  • Rowing with the presence of thunder is strictly forbidden.
  • All rowers will follow the Lake Meahagh rowing pattern. No shells shall go within 50 ft of the shore, except in the dock area.
  • All shells on the water will be accompanied by a coach in a coach’s safety launch.
  • The coach is in command of the shells and crew and his/her direction must be followed.
  • The coaches safety launch will have all necessary safety equipment.
  • Approved independent rowers must individually have with them a life preserver and a waterproof cell phone.

HAVE A SAFE ROW!