Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Summer Camp Registration OPEN!

February 29th, 2016 Posted by Club News 0 thoughts on “Summer Camp Registration OPEN!”

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AJRA is excited to announce summer registration is now open for all summer camps! We have several camps available for rising 7th  graders and older, including our popular Learn to Row camps to learn more about rowing and about AJRA, as well as camps for experienced rowers from Varsity, Novice, Rec Team and DSquad.

Learn to Row schedule

Experienced Camps options

All of our program registration is online — visit the AJRA homepage, and click on the Summer Registration button on the right hand side. Our spring intro programs still have a few spots in Rec and DSquad, so if your rower can’t wait till the summer, there’s still time to get started this season!

Sum16 Camps

Last Call – Spring Spiritwear!

February 29th, 2016 Posted by Club News 0 thoughts on “Last Call – Spring Spiritwear!”

If you missed Saturday’s sale, or want to catch up and grab a few things before we jump into spring racing season and warmer weather, here’s your last chance!

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There are lots of old favorites, like the long sleeve navy tech shirt (great for warming up on a chilly Saturday morning!), and new classics-to-be (see picture above!) that you won’t want to miss. Quantities are limited, so be sure to get your order in ASAP for the best chance at getting the sizes you want. You can download the order form and complete it, including payment information, then submit it to our spiritwear committee. Thank you for your support!

Spring Spiritwear Sale SATURDAY!

February 25th, 2016 Posted by Club News 0 thoughts on “Spring Spiritwear Sale SATURDAY!”
Our long-anticipated spring spiritwear sale will be this SATURDAY, February 27th at the AJRA boathouse! We have several new items this season, in addition to some old favorites.
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When?
Saturday, February 27th
9am – 1pm

Where?
AJRA Boathouse
245 Azalea Drive
Roswell GA 30075
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Who should sport the latest AJRA fashions?
All AJRA rowers, siblings, and parents! We would love to see you sporting AJRA gear at practice, at school, and with your friends! We have ordered small quantities for this sale and we do expect most items to sell out quickly in popular sizes. Don’t miss it! Mark your calendar, and watch AJRA socialmedia for sneak peeks!

How do I order and pay? Will you have pre-orders again?
In person on Saturday: either by card or cash — we will not be able to accept checks for this spiritwear sale.
If you will not be present on Saturday, please fill out the attached order form, including your payment information, and email it to spiritwear@ajracrew.com! Our spiritwear committee will pull your order, and you will not be charged until you (or your rower) pick it up. Pre-orders must be submitted by NOON this Friday to pick it up on Saturday.
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Will there be trou, travel polos, or novice racing tanks?
No — those are uniform items and will not be part of the sale on Saturday. If you need any of these pieces, please contact uniforms@ajracrew.com.

I have other questions!
Please email our spiritwear committee (spiritwear@ajracrew.com)! We want to make Saturday’s event as easy as possible for everyone!
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AJRA Sees Team Success at Erg Sprints

February 22nd, 2016 Posted by Races & Regattas 0 thoughts on “AJRA Sees Team Success at Erg Sprints”

 

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On Saturday, February 20th, AJRA traveled downtown to compete at the Atlanta Erg Sprints, hosted by Georgia Tech. AJRA competed in 9 events, coming home with an impressive 19 of a possible 27 podium finishes.

 

AJRA rowers also brought home the coveted “golden hammer” for the Junior Team Points trophy on the strength of the team performance, with 3 rowers earning an individual golden hammer for setting new regatta records in their event.

 

AJRA Medalists

Novice Women: Jennae Alexander (gold, and new Erg Sprints record), Lexie Robinson (silver)

Novice Men: Oscar Lee (gold)

Junior Women: Amelia Herrera (silver), Samantha Morton (bronze)

Junior Lightweight Women: Amy Pitzel (gold, and new Erg Sprint record), Clara Warmath (silver), Maddie Hipp (bronze)

Junior Men: Jacob Sutton (gold), Duke Brady (silver), Oliver Babb (bronze)

Junior Lightweight Men: Jim Stewart (gold, and new Erg Sprints record), Dylan Paul (silver)

Junior Coxswain Men: Connor Slawin (gold)

Junior Coxswain Women: Sally Weltner (gold), Camryn Ernst (silver)

Junior Team Relay: Varsity A (gold), Varsity B (silver), Novice A (bronze)

 

Full event results here, and Row2k event photos here and here!

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Spring Parent Social!

February 18th, 2016 Posted by Club News 0 thoughts on “Spring Parent Social!”

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Calling all AJRA varsity and novice parents!  Let’s kick off the spring regatta season with a Parent Social on Sunday, March 6th from 6:00 – 9:00pm at the Wexford Clubhouse.  It’s a great opportunity to meet and talk with the coaches, and to get to know other parents who will be standing at water’s edge to cheer our rowers on!

Since this is a potluck event, please bring dish to share as follows:
  • Last names beginning A-L  –  please bring a sweet/dessert
  • Last names beginning M-Z  – “savory dish” (appetizer, fruit, veggies)

Drinks will be provided.  Hope to see all of our wonderful parents there for a fun night!

Sunday, March 6th
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wexford Clubhouse
11995 Wexford Club Drive
Roswell GA  30075