Rowing Facility - Sandy Run Regional Park
Sandy Run Regional Park, also known as the Sandy Run Rowing Facility, was developed by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority in response to public demand for greater and safer rowing opportunities. The popularity of competitive and recreational rowing in Northern Virginia has continued to expand since the concept of rowing on the Occoquan Reservoir was first considered in the late 1960s.
Today, after almost thirty years of planning and development, the park is nationally recognized as a premier rowing facility and a unique recreational asset for the citizens of Northern Virginia. Sandy Run Regional Park provides for rowing, sculling and related activities, including competitive events, and primarily serves local high school scholastic and college rowing programs. While the park cannot begin to accommodate all such programs in the region, it is a heavily used resource for thousands of young or active adults.