Allatoona Rowing Association
offers competitive and recreational Olympic-style rowing
for youth (ages 12-18) and adults, on beautiful Lake Allatoona. Sculling (two oars) and sweep rowing (one oar) are available. ARA's Rowing Park is located within Cherokee Mills Park at 6900 Bells Ferry Road, Woodstock, GA.
Youth Learn to Row Camps will be conducted every summer. The
5-day coed youth camps (ages 12-18) are held on Monday through Friday, in the mornings, 7:30-9:30am. Participants will spend time on rowing machines and in boats, practicing the rowing stroke and learning the details of how to move a boat effectively. By the end of camp, participants will know the basics of rowing. Completion of the camp will allow athletes to progress to membership in Allatoona Rowing Association, joining the novice youth rowing program.
All participants must be competent swimmers with the ability to remain afloat for 10 minutes, swim 50 feet and put on a life vest.
2024 Youth Learn to Row Camp dates
The 4-day coed Adult Learn to Row Classes occur in the summer. The Learn to Row Classes will be conducted over three evenings and Saturday morning. On Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings, sessions will be held at 6:00-8:00 pm. On Saturday mornings, sessions will be held at 7:30-9:30 am. Participants will practice on rowing machines and in boats, learning the body sequencing of the rowing stroke, and the details of how to move a boat effectively. By the end of the 4-day class, participants will know the basics of rowing. After completing the Adult Learn to Row Classes, participants may progress to membership in ARA and continue with the novice masters (adult) rowing program.
All participants must be competent swimmers with the ability to remain afloat for 10 minutes, swim 50 feet and put on a life vest. Participants should be able to lift 30 lbs. overhead.
2024 Adult Learn to Row Classes
We welcome both youth and adults into our diverse rowing programs. Whether you're a novice or an experienced rower, our club offers a range of opportunities to suit your skill and passion. Membership opens the door to both competitive and recreational rowing, all under the guidance of skilled coaches.
Start Your Rowing Journey: New to rowing? Our Youth Camp and Adult Learn to Row Class are perfect starting points, leading you smoothly into club membership. Experienced rowers can join directly after a skills assessment, ensuring a seamless integration into our programs.
Winter Training: Keep rowing year-round with our winter land-training at Strive Health and Fitness in Woodstock. From December to February, this program includes erg workouts, body circuits, and weight training, keeping you in top form off-water.
Be Part of Our Community: ARA is more than just a rowing club; it's a community where friendships are forged and skills are honed. We offer a supportive environment for everyone, from those taking their first stroke to seasoned rowers. Join us at ARA, where every row matters, and every member is valued.
Help us make waves in the world of amateur rowing! Your donation is a crucial step towards achieving our mission to not only promote this inspiring sport but also to educate, train, and develop skilled and competitive rowers across all ages, from the youth to adult masters.
Every contribution you make flows directly into our general fund, providing essential support for our operational budget. This includes enhancing training programs, maintaining equipment, and nurturing a community of rowing enthusiasts.
Join us in this journey and see the powerful impact your generosity can have on shaping the future of rowing. Donate now and be a part of a legacy that champions skill, spirit, and sportsmanship on the water!
Allatoona Rowing Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which exists to promote the sport of amateur rowing, and to educate, train and develop skilled and competitive rowers. Tax ID# 47-4399524. Donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law. Please note that payments for services are not tax deductible.