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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
Table of Contents
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
USRowing SafeSport Handbook
MRC Code of Conduct
MRC Covid-19 procedures HERE
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
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)