Naiades Oncology Rowing

Cancer Survivors Rowing for Recovery

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Happy Holidays! Thank you for your ongoing support, as friends and as donors. We wish you all good health as you enjoy family and friends during this holiday season.

We've got lots of news here...starting with GIVING TUESDAY! Help us ROC the BOAT!

ROC THE DAY is an annual fundraiser for hundreds of community organizations and we are one of them! We appreciate any and all support you send our way, one dollar at a time. Funds will be used to expand the program and offer financial support to rowers in need. Thank you, thank you, thank you! To make a donation, please use the following link ROC THE DAY.

Amazon Smile donations. Shopping for the holidays? Remember us when shopping online through Amazon. go to and select "Naiades Oncology Rowing" and then shop with AMAZON SMILE.

Need Holiday gift ideas?

Add names to our boat. Consider adding a loved ones name to our newest boat -- DRAGONFLY. We are accepting names of survivors or cancer victims for the side of the boat and the oars. New names will be added in the spring before DRAGONFLY hits the water again. We can send a postcard notifying your family if you request it.

You can pay for your Spirit application online thru PayPal. YOU DO NOT NEED A PAYPAL ACCOUNT to do so. Whether you email or mail your application form or you opt to pay for your Spirit contribution thru PayPal, please be sure to complete the Spirit Fund Donor Application Form and email it to us or send it via USPS to:

Naiades Oncology Rowing
P. O. Box 22661
Rochester, NY 14692

Naiades Spirit Wear - get it here now for a great holiday gift for you or someone you love!

When you get to the list of teams, go to the row for Naiades Oncology Rowing and then hit "GO" on the right side of the row.

Get Involved!

Naiades is a volunteer-run organization. There is always room for enthusiastic new rowers and volunteers.

Winter rowing -- If you are a survivor of any type of cancer, please join us! Or pass this along to friends who would like to give rowing a try.

Contact us at if interested in either of the programs below.

Indoor Winter training will be a combination of ERGs, weights and stretches/yoga. Alyssa and Rachel will run the classes. Cost is $5/ class. One check for attended classes is expected by the end of the session in December.

Genesee Waterways Center ERG room (149 Elmwood Ave, Rochester NY 14611)

6:00 p - 7:30p - $5 per class

December 5th

December 12th

December 19th

We have also partnered with Genesee Waterways Center for indoor rowing.


Volunteering - There are many ways to get involved. Serve on one of our great committees.

  • Programming
  • Marketing
  • Membership
  • Fundraising
  • Social

Contact us to learn more.