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We are guided by our mission statement and vision principles, which serve as the basis for development of our athletes. AJRA’s mission is to teach the sport of rowing to Metro Atlanta youth and inspire our athletes with a best-in-class experience, through our shared core values of character, commitment, and community. Through rowing, our athletes connect with each other, their community, and their future.

CURRENT NEWS: Dock Campaign

The previous dock was built by coaches and rowers in the fall of 2000, and after almost twenty years of service, it was retired out of the Chattahoochee River. AJRA is thrilled to announce the construction and installation of a brand new dock, completed in August 2018, which is an exciting upgrade to our facility. The new dock allows for multiple shells to launch at once, enabling rowers to spend more time out on the water with more efficiency at the start and end of practice. With permit and construction expenses, the total cost to AJRA is approximately $140,000.

Every contribution makes a difference, and every dollar helps us Float the Dock! You can donate directly to AJRA online, or contact club treasurer Andrew Tallant to donate by mail.

Float the Dock 2018

Phase One: Permits & Drawings 100%
Phase Two: Construction & Assembly 20%
Phase Three: Installation! 0%

VOLUNTEERS

AJRA is a parent-driven organization, from the volunteers who serve as our Board of Directors, through to each volunteer that fills a spot to make regattas run smoothly for the rowers. Because of the numbers and complex logistics, AJRA needs every family to contribute. Volunteering gives parents an opportunity to meet each other, develop an appreciation for how hard the athletes and their coaches work every day, and have fun.

Requirements: Each family must volunteer 4 hours minimum per season, per competitive rower.

Management: AJRA uses SignUp Genius to publish volunteer job descriptions and assignments. Access the AJRA SignUp Genius account here, or on the home page.

Questions? Email our Volunteer Coordinator, Leslie O'Brien.

FUNDRAISING

Since AJRA is a not-for-profit 501c(3) organization, your donation is fully deductible to the extent allowed by law, and qualifies for employer matching gift programs, which may double your contribution. Receipts are also available for all donations to AJRA.

Prefer to make your donation online? AJRA accepts online donations! Please click here to get started. If you would like to contribute by check, stock, or have other questions, please contact the AJRA Treasurer, Andrew Tallant.

Are you an online shopper? When you shop through at AmazonSmile or GivingAssistant, a small percentage of your purchases are donated to AJRA.

ALUMNI

Help us keep up with you! If you have moved on from AJRA and have news of graduations, marriages, births, and achievements to share with your old friends, please send your info to our Alumni Chair, George Virgo '01, so we can post it on the site.

Attention Facebook users: Join the AJRA Alumni Facebook Group – become a fan and pick up right where you left off with your teammates and friends!

We want to keep AJRA going strong for another 25 years.

Have ideas for fundraising? Please share your fundraising ideas with us, or even better — volunteer! We always need help with:

  • Planning future fundraising campaigns
  • Planning future alumni functions
  • Other ideas you may have!

BOATHOUSE
Roswell River Landing
245 Azalea Drive
Roswell, GA 30075

MAIL
PO Box 126
Roswell, GA 30077

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