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Halifax Rowing Association Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Amateur Sports, Sports

Mission: Halifax rowing association's mission is to develop and promote recreational and competitive rowing programs for the community by providing a boathouse facility for safe storage of boats that also contains related training and instructional resources.

Programs: Annual membership of approximately 75 active members attend scheduled rowing instruction and physical training in order to participate in rowing regattas. Rowing ergo meters and weight equipment is available for members use.

summer crew camp program teaches sculling and sweep rowing to approimately 30 students. The summer crew camp is a 6 week program of detailed instructions with participation in regatta at the end of the program.

annual hra summer regatta - host regatta with participation of other clubs, racing for best times with trophies awarded upon completion of all races.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Halifax Rowing Association (HRA) has done such an excellent job at achieving their goal of bringing the sport of rowing to our area. HRA offers rowing programs for adults, teens and adaptive rowers. They offer learn to row events throughout the summer to promote rowing and to attract new rowers. I attended their National Learn to Row day in June and I felt so warmly welcomed. I was able to get onto the water in an eight, which was so exciting. I understand now how the sport can be so addicting...the boats are powerful and the work-out is great. The HRA team seemed well organized and their boat house was well stocked. Cudos!

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 1

Halifax Rowing club it's a great club with ks much opportunities to offer to Youth in Volusia county. But the sad part is that HRA leadership has been and still is poor and no one cares about the kids/youth and their future. Club has changed 4 coaches in 2 years and last coach recruited over 30 Rowers for 10 months, kids loved him and learned a lot from him. Also, lately coaching staff is very poor and with no experience, there is Cross fit person coaching kids Rowing. All this just shows how serious HRA leadership is about this club and Youth program especially. I would not recommend this club to any future parents and their kids!