Naiades Oncology Rowing

Cancer Survivors Rowing for Recovery

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National Learn To Row Day June 4th 11:00am to 2:00pm

Naiades coaches and crew are joining with Genesee Waterways to provide interested individuals the opportunity to learn and practice the rowing technique on an erg (rowing machine). Tour the Genesee Waterways Center boathouse and take a ride on the Genesee with our experienced crew. If you are interested, please email:
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Meet Our Newest Coach - Stephanie Lipari

We are so very happy to introduce you to Stephanie Lipari our newest coach.

Stephanie started her rowing career at Fairport Crew when she was in 8th grade. Stephanie quickly fell in love with the sport so she decided to row varsity at Ithaca College. Stephanie rowed for Ithaca for her first three years at school in the bow seat and then had a back injury her junior year. For her senior year, Stephanie spent her fall semester coxing for their varsity men's 3V. After graduating college in 2018, Stephanie spent the summer coaching for Fairport's Adult Learn to Row program and loved every second of it.

Stephanie completed 2 years of Law School at UB Law and decided the law wasn't for her. So currently, Stephanie is working as a Healthcare Recruiter for the Boston healthcare at Actalent. Stephanie's other hobbies include doing yard work, fostering puppies, and traveling.

Stepanie is looking forward to getting to know everyone and teach us more about rowing!

Let's give a big welcome to Stephanie!

Look At What's in Store for the Summer!

Our Summer Rowing Session will start every Tuesday and Thursday beginning June 21st (for 8 weeks).

Our Learn to Row Program begins June 21st (for 6 weeks)! (Cost for this Learn to Row session once per week on Thursdays only is $108.)

Don't wait! If you're interested in rowing, please email us at: for additional details, being added to our distribution list and with any of your questions. In addition, please note that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) vaccination recommendations would apply.

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Start Getting Your Teams Together!

The Naiades Oncology Rowing 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament is being held on August 21st, 2022 @ Lima Golf and Country Club:

Please check out our website for online registration instructions at: Golf 2022 – NAIADES ONCOLOGY ROWING

It is a fun filled day on the course with many hole in one prizes including a new 2022 Hyundai sedan from Vision Hyundai of Canandaigua (2 year lease) and many other prizes!


  • 18 Holes, cart, lunch and dinner is $100.
  • 9 Holes, cart, lunch and dinner is $75.

Scheduled for the day is :

  • 10:00 AM Registration-all golfers must check in
  • 11:00 AM Lunch
  • 12 Noon Shotgun start
  • 4:00 PM Music on Patio or inside banquet room, appetizers and cash bar
  • 5:30 PM Dinner, Presentation and Awards

Hope to see you there!

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Attention: Coxswains Needed!

Naiades is searching for a coxswain on Thurs. evenings 5:45pm-7:45pm and backup coxswains on both Tues. and Thurs. evenings. Backup coxswains will be given as much notification as possible ahead of time and the Thurs. coxswain would be from June through October, if possible.

Anyone interested please contact Sheila by phone at 585-415-3775, or by email at

Naiades Gave Its Full Support to BCCR's 2022 Pink Ribbon Walk Run!

It was a great fun filled day for everyone. We got our boats out on the water and dressed to the nines in pink in support of the BCCR runners and walkers. Lots of cheering, friendly smiles, clapping, waving and loving support took place.
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Special Thanks to Dr. Mike Loete....

For donating his time, effort and bartending skills to raise funds for Naiades Oncology Rowing! Dr. Mike is one of the best bartenders in town!

June's Quote to Live By

from Author Unknown:

"Life is like a cup of coffee. It is all how you make it."

How to Add More Tribute Names:

If you want to consider adding a loved ones name to our newest boat -- DRAGONFLY. Our Spirit Fund is accepting names of survivors, those who are in treatment, and those who a loved one wants to be remembered with every stroke our crew takes. Our application form with instruction is found here:

Browse Our Naiades Oncology Rowing Website & Facebook Page for Current and Future Information!

Learning to row is hard work, yet a rewarding and FUN sport! Take a look at our info below:

Why Come Row with Us??? because we are about:

  • Offering programs that appeal to individuals with all levels of rowing experience.
  • Rowing with others who have faced the challenges of cancer.
  • Having coaches who understand the uniqueness of our team and coach to our mission/goals.
  • You're setting and accomplishing your own personal and team goals.
  • Promoting an amazing and healing environment, leaving cancer behind one stroke at a time.
  • Getting involved in Regattas as a fun way to work together to get to the finish line demonstrating progress in recovery.
  • Offering accommodations for many post-treatment limitations.
  • The water is magical, healing and enchanting, releasing your mind to a bigger purpose within nature.

To Include Others in Our Newsletter Mailings: Please email their names to to get them on our list! Thank you!

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