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!
This Saturday, AJRA athletes will attend the Atlanta Erg Sprints, held at Georgia Tech’s Campus Recreation Center. Approximately 135 Atlanta Juniors will compete in nine different events, and will be looking to defend the Youth Team Points trophy for 2017. Several AJRA parents and alumni will be competing throughout the day as well! Find the full racing schedule on the Atlanta Erg Sprints website. Go AJRA!
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 work. You can read more about Sally here.
Dylan Paul ’18 (Varsity Men) and Nick Schab ’20 (Novice Men) were also featured by their school, Mount Vernon Presbyterian School, for their participation with AJRA.
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:
All meetings will be held at the Roswell River Landing, in the same parking lot as the AJRA boathouse on Azalea Drive. Varsity parents will meet at 1pm, Novice parents at 2pm, and DSquad and Rec Team parents at 3:30pm. Please email us with questions!
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:
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.
One week into the fall season for varsity and novice rowers, and we are very excited about the direction AJRA is heading!
Online registration for all fall programs is now open and available! Returning and new rowers interested in signing up for Varsity, Novice, Recreational Team or Development Squad for Fall 2015 should click on the white “Registration” button on the right-hand side of the main AJRA webpage to get started.
If you are returning from any Spring or Summer 2015 program, you can log in with your existing RegPoint registration account and add any of the new fall programs to your cart. Payments will be accepted by credit card or by e-check, and will be processed immediately at the completion of your registration. For both Varsity and Novice, only $50 is due immediately, with the option of either a full or split payment plan for the remainder of fall fees.
Registration for Technical Development Camp, Returning Rower Camp, Preseason Novice and Varsity Camps, and all Learn to Row Summer Camps remains open, with just a few spaces in each session! Just follow the same registration link on the homepage.
Questions? Contact Coach Sarah at email@example.com.
All AJRA Varsity and Novice rowers and parents are invited to attend a brief information session about college rowing and recruiting on Sunday, February 8th, from 2 – 4pm. This session will be held at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068.
After general introductory remarks, we will have a guest speaker from Sparks Consulting to address the different recruiting opportunities, process, and timelines. Coaches will also review athletic standards college coaches are looking for.
Before the meeting, and for general information, we recommend reviewing this USRowing article “Be Recruited”, published in their January 2015 Rowing magazine.
Don’t miss this informative event if you are interested in learning about collegiate rowing! Questions? Ask Coach Elliot at firstname.lastname@example.org.