As the state begins to re-open LOCR and the Lake Oswego Parks and Rec department are working together to re-open the Charlie S Brown Water Sports Center. USRowing and the state of Oregon have provided guidelines to safe operation which we have taken into consideration while developing our phased return to rowing.
Our guiding principles are a slow staged approach to resuming activities. Err on the side of safety and "protocol overkill" to start.
We are privileged to be able to row and need to be doubly good citizens!
Resources and guidelines
The USRowing Re-opening the boathouse/Return to rowing Considerations Post-Covid 19
Youth Sports recommendations from the CDC.
Oregon Re-opening Criteria
LO parks and rec Guidance for school aged summer camps.
CDC main webpage
A Phased approach
Phase 1 - Getting back in touch
Rowing in singles only
Staggered launches of 2 people at a time
Sessions made by appointment only
Projecte to last June 1 - June 15
Increase size of group on the dock
Sessions made available on iCrew 48 hours in advance for Masters
Session schedule for juniors will be posted 1 week at a time
Adult LTR limited to groups of 4
Projected to make the transition around June 15
Masters memberships officially resume with LO P&R
Juniors and Masters rowing on a regular basis
Still in singles and observing all cleaning and safety protocols
Projected transition - TBD
Phase 2 - physical distancing rules relaxed
This is when we are able to gather in groups of a greater, but still limited amount and the distanciung rules allow the rowing of team boats again
We will keep a blog page up with regular updates on club activities and progress. We will be advancing our programs slowly and with