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EQUIPMENT USE PASS

 

DESCRIPTION

The Equipment Use Pass allows you to use the Megunticook Rowing equipment for a two hour row. Participants must be 18 or older and must pass the Safety Certification. Single and double shells may be used when they are not scheduled for the Learn to Row classes between 7:00-10:30 am.  Cold Water Rowing protocols must be used in the shoulder seasons.

REQUIREMENTS

USROWING WAIVER

We require all rowers to have a USRowing waiver. Waivers are needed in order to compete in USRowing-hosted and -sanctioned events, as well as to be covered by insurance that comes with the membership. A Basic Membership to USRowing is required for this waiver.  The Basic Membership fee is $9.95.   If you are a new member to USRowing,  click “Individual.” Enter the Club Code  C6V3L If you are an existing member, click “Members.”  You will receive confirmation that your membership in USRowing is complete. You will receive a USRowing Membership Number, and the expiration date (one year from the start date)for your membership. Write these two numbers down as you will need them to complete your registration form and at checkout. Click https://membership.usrowing.org

US ROWING SAFETY VIDEO

Megunticook Rowing’s priority is SAFETY FIRST. This is a very informative video to anyone who participates in an on-the-water sport, and therefore a requirement of our program. Click here to watch. http://archive.usrowing.org/Safety/SafetyVideo Complete Safety Certification if you are not on the Approved Equipment Use list 

Sign in/out

at the oar rack boathouse log book 

Wear a PFD

there are 4 blue waist belts PFD in one of the blue plastic tubs 

cold weather or rough water

for safety, stay close to shoreline (2-3 boat lengths max). If it windy, do not row. The May water temp is about 44 deg!