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Learn to Row This Summer with AJRA!

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. To register, parents should […]

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Recent Rowers in the News: May 2017

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. […]

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Atlanta Juniors Featured in Points North

Atlanta Juniors Featured in Points North

Points North Atlanta, a local magazine focused on providing “engaging, informing and entertaining information to its affluent audience, reporting on subjects pertaining to an upscale, active lifestyle”, featured AJRA in its May issue, along with Atlanta Rowing Club and other metro-Atlanta indoor rowing facilities. You can read the full feature online, and check out Points […]

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SNEAK PEEK – Saturday!

SNEAK PEEK - Saturday!

When? Saturday, March 18th – 10am to 11am Where? AJRA Boathouse in Roswell Who? All interested rowers and parents! This Saturday, AJRA staff, rowers, and parents will be on hand at the boathouse for a preview of all rowing programs for 2017! No experience is needed for new students to get started with the ultimate team […]

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Spiritwear Sale This Saturday!

Saturday, February 18th, AJRA will hold a spiritwear sale at the boathouse from 9am to 1pm. Many favorites have returned for another season, along with several new and redesigned spring items. Please consider stopping by to pick up a new hat, hoodie, or sticker for yourself and your favorite Atlanta Juniors rower! Share

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Learn a New Sport over Spring Break!

New for 2017, AJRA will offer a one-week Learn-to-Row camp during the first week in April. Sessions will be held Monday, April 3rd through Friday, April 7th, from 10am to 12:30pm. This is a great way to take advantage of being in town during Spring Break and learn a new sport. No experience needed for Spring […]

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Recent Rowers in the News: January 2017

Recent Rowers in the News: January 2017

In the last month, three of our Atlanta Juniors rowers have been featured locally for their accomplishments on and off the water. Sally Weltner ’18, one of our Varsity Men’s coxswains, was selected as a part of Reporter Newspapers’ 20 Under 20, a list highlighting students under the age of 20 who are active in community volunteer […]

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Spring Parent Meetings

Spring Parent Meetings

Sunday, February 5th, AJRA will hold Spring Parent Meetings for all squads for the upcoming season. Parents should plan to attend, and rowers are welcome to join as well. Coaches, staff, and board members will be on hand to discuss several topics, including: logistics for the upcoming spring season coordinating carpools satisfying volunteer requirements uniforms […]

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Curious About Rowing?

Curious About Rowing?

Saturday, January 28th, Atlanta Junior Rowing coaches and current rowers will meet with all interested athletes at 12pm to discuss what it takes to be a part of AJRA, what rowing is all about, and how to get started. The information session will start at 12pm at the AJRA Boathouse, located in the same parking lot […]

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Spring Season Starting Soon!

Spring Season Starting Soon!

Spring season for AJRA is right around the corner! Registration is open for all competitive and developmental programs, with practices starting in late January and February for all teams. Check out our other website pages for spring season information: Program Registration Race Schedule Practice Schedules Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more updates! […]

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Fall Registration Open!

Fall Registration Open!

  All registration for fall programs is now online and open! To get started, please visit our registration page and select your program. Fall practices start in early August for varsity and novice teams, and in early September for DSquad and rec teams.   Share

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National Learn to Row Day

National Learn to Row Day

In partnership with USRowing, AJRA will be hosting National Learn to Row Day on Saturday, June 4th. Activities will include training and lessons on land, a brief introduction of equipment, and, weather-permitting, an opportunity to sit in a rowing shell and take your first strokes on the water! Atlanta Junior Rowing Association will have information […]

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Spiritwear FLASH Sale!

Spiritwear FLASH Sale!

Don’t miss out! This Saturday, April 30, we are holding a spiritwear sale with clearance items and other favorites. Think $5 bargain bin — but a whole tent full of bargains! Come to the AJRA boathouse on Saturday between 9am and 1pm, and grab some gear for spring, summer, and friends and family! Share

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Congratulations to Five College Recruits!

Congratulations to Five College Recruits!

Five high school seniors at Atlanta Junior Rowing Association (AJRA) have committed to row at prestigious college crew programs. All five currently row with the AJRA Varsity Women’s squad, coached by Jordan Smith and Lauren Smeeding. Pictured left to right are: Samantha Morton (Alpharetta HS) – Boston University Amy Pitzel (Chattahoochee HS) – University of […]

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AJRA Names New Executive Director

The Atlanta Junior Rowing Association (AJRA) recently announced the promotion of Sarah Low to the newly created position of Executive Director as part of an effort to align the organization to best meet the goals, mission, and vision of the AJRA.   Ms. Low began duties as Executive Director in March, overseeing AJRA programming, staffing, […]

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Visit AJRA at Alive in Roswell!

Visit AJRA at Alive in Roswell!

Come see us in downtown Roswell tonight at Alive in Roswell! AJRA will have a tent set up along Canton Street as a part of the city’s family-friendly event. Alive in Roswell is held every third Thursday evening, from 5pm to 9pm, from April through October — come see sat the AJRA tent for stickers, […]

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SAVE THE DATE!

SAVE THE DATE!

Learn to row this summer with Atlanta Junior Rowing Association! AJRA has partnered with USRowing for National Learn to Row Day, held this year on Saturday, June 4th. Current rowers and coaches will be on hand to give interested rowers a quick introduction to the sport, to the rowing community in Atlanta, and to AJRA […]

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Georgia House Recognizes AJRA

Georgia House Recognizes AJRA

Tuesday, March 15th, the Georgia House of Representatives recognized AJRA with a House Resolution commending the success of the program over our 28-year history, and our results at the regional and national level the past few years. State Representatives Matt Dollar, Joe Wilkinson, Sharon Cooper, Sheila Jones, Betty Price, and John Carson brought forward the resolution. Several of […]

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Make Sure You are IN THE KNOW!

Make Sure You are IN THE KNOW!

Over the next few weeks, we will be transferring away from website post notifications, and continuing to emphasize AJRA communications through our newsletter. To make sure that you continue receiving the most up to date news from all of us at AJRA, please make sure you are signed up! You can enroll in the newsletter […]

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Summer Camp Registration OPEN!

Summer Camp Registration OPEN!

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 […]

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Last Call – Spring Spiritwear!

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! 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 […]

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Spring Spiritwear Sale SATURDAY!

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. When? Saturday, February 27th 9am – 1pm Where? AJRA Boathouse 245 Azalea Drive Roswell GA 30075 Who should sport the latest AJRA fashions? All AJRA rowers, siblings, […]

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Spring Parent Social!

Spring Parent Social!

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 […]

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Consider AJRA in Your Year-end Giving!

Year-end is a great time for giving.  When you make a gift to AJRA by December 31, you aren’t just making a charitable contribution for this tax year.  You are helping to ensure that we maintain the facilities and equipment needed to fulfill our mission of engaging middle and high school students across metro Atlanta in the Olympic […]

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