AJRA - Atlanta Junior Rowing Association


Looking Into the Next Month!

Time is flying by – we are quickly approaching the fall season! Hopefully you all have had a great summer. It has been great to see so many of our rowers down at the boathouse training hard and having fun, getting ready for Fall 2018.

Looking forward to the fall, here are some important dates for AJRA:

Fall Preseason Camps (both varsity and novice)
August 6th – August 17th

30th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, August 12th

Fall Parent Meetings
*Tentative dates!*
Tuesday, August 14th – Varsity Squads
Wednesday, August 15th – DSquads & Rec Team
Thursday, August 16th – Novice Squads

Fall Practices Start
Varsity and Novice Squads
Monday, August 20th

DSquads and Rec Team
Week of September 4th

Send an email to AJRA Program Manager Sarah Paulk, ajra.information@gmail.com, and she can help!

Learn to Row this Summer!


Learn to Row with Atlanta Juniors this summer! Camps are now open for one-week sessions throughout June and July. Campers will learn the basics of the sport, and head out on the Chattahoochee in eight-person boats.


All dates and times are available online – register today! Call us with questions, 770-835-5769.



Atlanta Juniors Bring Home 7th Golden Hammer

AJRA headed downtown to compete at the 2018 Atlanta Erg Sprints, and returned back to Roswell with the club’s 7th-consecutive Golden Hammer! This team title was earned with impressive results and medal placements across all junior categories throughout the day.

This was the first spring competition for the Atlanta Juniors, and is the only indoor competition for the varsity and novice squads. Erg Sprints is a rare opportunity for rowers to compete and race individually, representing their team.

For 2018, AJRA brought home the team title with 14 medals, including 3 individual efforts that placed them in the top-20 all time record books for the club.


Junior Novice Women:  Emily Kilroy – gold, Gracie Landefeld – silver

Junior Novice Men:  Jack Magill – silver, Sean Runner – bronze

Junior Lightweight Women:  Reagan Lynch – gold

Junior Women:  Jasmine Lewis – silver (12th fastest all-time at AJRA)

Junior Men:  Oscar Lee – gold (4th all-time), Oliver Babb – silver, Wesley Nourachi (10th all-time)


Junior Coxswain Women:  Sally Weltner (silver), Kate Hadley (bronze)

Junior Coxswain Men:  Connor Slawin (bronze)

Junior Team Relay:  Chris Halliwell/Amanda Mitchell/Wesley Nourachi/Chloe O’Brien – gold, Zoe Bishop/Oscar Lee/Jasmine Lewis/Barrett Varnson (silver)

Find full event results online, as well as photo galleries  from AJRA photos and Row2k photos.


Back on the Water in 2018

Spring season is coming up soon! At AJRA, we are gearing up for another great season out on the Chattahoochee. Our programs start in the next few weeks, so be sure to sign up soon to save a seat! No previous rowing experience is necessary for any of our spring programs.


Parents of all rowers, new and returning, are invited to the Spring Parent Meeting on Sunday, January 28th. All meetings will be held at the Roswell River Landing, in the same parking lot as the Atlanta Juniors boathouse on Azalea Drive.

  • 1:00pm: Varsity Men & Women
  • 2:00pm: Novice Men & Women
  • 3:30pm: Weekday DSquad, Saturday DSquad, and Rec Team

If you’re not sure which program is best for you, explore our Team page, and give us a call! We would love to get rowers of all ages started during the spring season. All registration can be found online. You can reach us by phone (770 835 5769) or by email (contact@ajracrew.com). See you soon!