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In Case of Emergency: Dial 911

Current Safety Matrix River Level:  GREEN

Open rowing by skill level/bow list
6/16/22 conditions, CFS: 17,525  Water Temp: 73

Set according to Safety Matrix

Safety Level History

MRC Weather Station

MRC RiverCam
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Rowing Safety Information

The Minneapolis Rowing Club maintains a set of Rules and Regulations that encourage and enforce a safe rowing environment at our home club/course and while visiting other locations. It is expected that all MRC rowers, their guests and visitors, be familiar with the traffic pattern and follow all recommended safety procedures.

MRC Incident Report

To report safety/boat related incidents at MRC.  Examples are: A boat flipped, a boat hit  deadhead or structure, two boats hit each other, an injury occurred at the boathouse.

Please fill form out HERE.

 

SafeSport Incident Report

Minneapolis Rowing Club (MRC) is committed to providing a safe environment for all. If you’ve experienced bullying, harassment, hazing, emotional misconduct, physical misconduct, or sexual misconduct, including child sexual abuse, at MRC or club events, we’d like to know about it in order to address it, if possible This form will be sent to members of the SafeSport Committee for further review. 

Please fill form out HERE

Reference Documents:
USRowing SafeSport Handbook

MRC Code of Conduct

 

Covid-19 Procedures

MRC Covid-19 procedures HERE

Safety Matrix

MRC has established a safety matrix outlining the various conditions of the Mississippi River and what rowing is allowed.
See 
Safety Matrix 2022 (PDF)

Lake Rowing Safety

MRC may use alternative rowing locations that are lake based.  MRC has safety guidelines for lake conditions.
See Lake Rowing Safety-2021


Emergency Action Plan

See Emergency Action Plan   

MRC Safety Manual

MRC Safety Manual PDF

MRC Safety Manual Web

Low Light Rowing

Low Light Policy 2022
Sunrise/Sunset Times


USRowing Safety Video

USRowing publishes an important/mandatory viewing safety video HERE


Cold Water Rowing 

Cold Water Rowing Info

Coast Guard Cold Water safety video/Boot camp HERE


Mississippi-MRC river maps and traffic patterns

MRC rows in the Mississippi Gorge area.  From Lower St. Anthony Lock and Dam to Ford Dam/Lock #1.

View Google Earth tour RIVER TOUR HERE
(FYI: uses Google WebGL, your browser/firewall may block)



  
Physical Address (not mailing)
2968 West River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Mailing Address
PO Box 583102
Minneapolis, MN 55458
Club Administrator
Jen Sowins
(612) 469-7999
 link to USRowing.org
 On site phone for emergencies only:
 (612) 729-1541
 

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