Rowing Club Mission Statements


What makes a good mission statement for a rowing club?  Do clubs even need these?

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Rowperfect has done some research and found the following all shared by the Masters Rowing International Facebook Group.

If you want to include a mission statement for your club – post it in the comments.  And do read to the end where we showcase how to write a strategy for your rowing club – this comes first before writing missions or visions or goals.

Frisco Rowing Center
Frisco Rowing Center is dedicated to providing the opportunity for people to participate in the wonderful sport of rowing. We believe the sport of rowing enhances health, and longevity while providing opportunities to improve personal growth through teamwork, coordination skills, and physical fitness.

Three Rivers Rowing
We develop and deliver safe, sustainable programs and events that teach and promote the benefits of rowing and paddling to our diverse community.

Rogue Rowing
Rogue Rowing is a community based organization that inspires and supports a passion for the sport of rowing, promoting a welcoming, inclusive and supportive environment where every athlete can discover the powerful connection between self, boat, teammates and water.
Wiltshire Scullers

Wiltshire Scullers as an open club for adults “The club is primarily for Junior Rowing (up to U23) and should be run by Juniors for Juniors. Full Adult membership will accordingly be restricted to those coaching or assisting in the running of the club.”

Kenai Crewsers
Our purpose is to include all individuals who want to row, regardless of age (14-99), gender or ability; enhance personal growth through the challenge of continuous learning for fun and fitness; foster unity, camaraderie, and fitness; promote a healthy community lifestyle through our visible example; provide members the opportunity to participate in competitive sweep-oar rowing and sculling on the Kenai Peninsula and in state, national, and international competitions.

Sagamore Rowing
SRA’s motto is “Building Long Island’s Rowing Tradition”.

The purpose of SRA is to foster a sense of community by supporting and promoting scholastic and community-based rowing programs and other
activities associated with non-motorized boating; to teach and train oarsmen and oarswomen without preference to race, creed, religion, color or physical disability; to provide equitable means for both recreational and competitive rowing, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; to maintain the natural beauty of the waterways used for rowing; and to provide a means for community and charitable involvement in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and their surrounding areas. With over 540 participants last year, SRA’s mission is to promote the sport of rowing. By serving the high school, college and adult community, Sagamore is helping Long Island rediscover this traditional sport.

Community Rowing
Rowing changes lives. At Community Rowing Inc. (CRI) we are dedicated to fostering a community that is both welcoming and supportive. Under the banner of Rowing for All we make rowing accessible without regard to individual ability, background or experience. We seek to raise the standard of rowing programs through internal excellence and to share our knowledge and expertise with others for the advancement of the sport at all levels.
Cantabrigian Rowing Club

The purpose of Cantabrigian RC is to “provide facilities for and to promote the amateur sport of Rowing in Cambridge together with community participation in the same within the auspices of the Cambridgeshire Rowing Association (‘CRA’) and British Rowing (‘BR’).


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