Guest Rower Policies

Running an organization with people from all kinds of backgrounds working in , on, and near the river requires procedures and policies which are extensive yet flexible.  These rules are 'live' in that they change as the club encounters new issues or changes in the environment.  Please select from the Table of Contents to the right.2.1 General Rowing Rules

5.1 Guests of host member with previous rowing experience may use club equipment no more than 3 times per calendar year when accompanied by a hosting CPRA member.  The host member should notify the  President or designee at least 3 days in advance and provide the name  of the guest.

5.2 Visiting rowers with no host member should contact the President or designee, who may, at their discretion, allow the visitor to use club equipment. Visiting rowers may use the rowing equipment no more  than 3 times per calendar year.

5.3 All guests and visiting rowers must sign a waiver form and sign in the  logbook.  Members are expected to use discretion in choosing appropriate-level equipment for their guests, realizing CPRA members  have priority in equipment use.

5.4 Guests and visiting rowers are expected to follow all CPRA safety guidelines.

5.5 Members are liable for any damages caused by their guests.

5.6 Guests or visiting rowers will not be allowed to store their equipment in the boathouse area without the permission of the President or designee. 

5.7 Donations are gratefully accepted for the use of CPRA equipment.

Table of Contents

Section 1 – Safety Rules

1.1 – Parking Lot and Driveways

1.2 - Dock Usage

 1.3 – Traffic Patterns

 1.4 - Weather and Water Conditions

 1.5 - Lake Augusta Hazards

Section 2 – Safe Practices

2.1– General Rowing Rules

 2.2 - Clothing

 2.3 - Commands

 2.4 – Boathouse Behavior

 2.5 - Emergencies

 2.6 – Additional Safety Guidelines

Section 3 – Equipment

3.1 – Use of CPRA Equipment

 3.2 – Rowers’ Responsibility

 3.3 – Additional Rules

Section 4 – Launch

4.1 – Use of Launches

4.2 – Equipment in Launches

Section 5 – Guest Rower Policies

  5.1 – Guest Rower Policy

Section 6 - Required Clearances


Bow Certification Form

Bow Certification Process

Equipment Damage Report Form

Rowing classifications guidelines

Swim test certification

Permission to use photos