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Fall Season Open House

Saturday August 5th, AJRA will hold an open-house event with boathouse tours, rowing demonstrations on land machines, and short sessions in racing hulls. Current Atlanta Juniors athletes, coaches, and parents will be on site from 9am to 12pm for new rowers. All ages are welcome, including middle school and high school students ages 12 through 18, entering 7th through 12th grades! No pre-registration is required for this free Learn-to-Row session.

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Information will be available about AJRA’s fall season programs for new and returning rowers, including options for both middle and high school students. Registration is open for all fall programs, so go ahead and sign up to reserve your seat for the fall season!

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Find more details on AJRA’s event page for Saturday – invite your friends and family! Questions about our Fall Open House? Please email Program Coordinator Anna Virgo.

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National Learn to Row Day – June 3rd

National Learn to Row Day is Saturday, June 3rd! AJRA will hold an open-house event with boathouse tours, rowing demonstrations on land machines, and short sessions in racing hulls. All ages are welcome, including students ages 12 through 18, entering 7th through 12th grades! Current Atlanta Juniors athletes, coaches, and parents will be on site from 9am to 12pm for new rowers.

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Find more details on AJRA’s event page for Saturday – invite your friends and family!

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Learn to Row This Summer with AJRA!

For Summer 2017, Atlanta Junior Rowing Association will have six sessions of Learn-to-Row camps available for interested students. No experience is necessary to get started with the ultimate team sport! Campers will learn the basics of land training, and spend most of their days at the river out in racing shells.

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To register, parents should first choose a session and time slot, then go through our online registration portal.

Session 1 LTR (7:30am – 10:00am, 10:00am – 12:30pm, or 6:00pm – 8:30pm): June 5 – June 15, M – Th

Session 2 LTR (7:30am – 10:00am, 10:00am – 12:30pm, or 6:00pm – 8:30pm): June 19 – June 29, M – Th

Session 3 LTR (7:30am – 10:00am, 10:00am – 12:30pm, or 6:00pm – 8:30pm): July 3 – July 13, M – Th

Session 4 LTR (7:30am – 10:00am, 10:00am – 12:30pm, or 6:00pm – 8:30pm): July 17 – July 27, M – Th

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For high school athletes interested in learning how to row, who have competitive experience in another sport, we also have two accelerated, fast-paced sessions available.

Session 1 HS LTR (6:00pm – 8:30pm): July 10 – July 14, M – F

Session 2 HS LTR (4:30pm – 8:30pm): July 31 – August 4, M – F

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Come on down to the Chattahoochee River this summer, and learn to row! Please contact AJRA Program Coordinator Anna Virgo with questions.

 

 

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Recent Rowers in the News: May 2017

In the last few weeks, two of our graduating seniors have been featured locally for their accomplishments on and off the water.

Avni Kulkarni ’17, one of our rowers on the Varsity Women’s team, was recognized nationally as a yearbook editor, and named the Grand Prize Winner in the 2017 Jostens YearTech Online Design Contest. Read more about this Woodward Academy grad here!

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Stockton DeLaria ’17, recent graduate of North Atlanta High School, was named salutatorian of his senior class. Stockton earned this honor with the second-highest GPA of all North Atlanta graduates this year – read here about his accomplishment. Congratulations!

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Follow AJRA on social media to stay up to date with these and other exciting updates, including Avni and Stockton’s upcoming trip to USRowing Youth Nationals with their respective boats! You can catch us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

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