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Oyster Gardening at SSA

 | Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2017
SSA will have a new set of Oyster Gardens this month.  The initial set of gardens will be donated and maintained by a member of the Facilities Committee as part of the Landscape sub-committee.  The club has had these oyster gardens in the past but in recent years has not had volunteers to maintain this environmentally friendly program.  This is a great way to expand on our efforts to support SSA’s mission statement: “TO cooperate with and participate in the activities of the various community organizations and civic associations dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the Severn River area.”
The oyster gardens are provided as part of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Oyster Restoration program.  Volunteer gardeners maintain the oyster gardens through the winter and spring and return the mature oysters to the CBF to be planted on oyster reefs in June where they can continue to grow and filter the waters of our rivers and bay.  Maintaining the oyster

SSA Racing

Most weekends--and many weeknights--around the year, there's some sort of one-design racing happening out of Severn Sailing Association. Check out the calendar to see what's going on these days!


SSA Junior Program

SSA runs a year-round program to develop skills and a lifelong love of sailing in our younger sailors. A summer program and fall and spring high school sailing programs are just the tip of the iceberg.