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Things To Know

Things To Know

Rowing is team sport, so we ask our members to be respectful of one another by knowing about the resources afforded to everyone: Basic ARC documents such as the 10 Commandments, Safety Rules & Regulations, equipment usage reminders, Bylaws, Yahoo sign up, etc. ARC leadership structure, contact information, and who to contact for what topic.

Becoming an ARC Member

How To Join Atlanta Rowing Club In order to join Atlanta Rowing Club, you need to have significant prior rowing experience or have completed a Learn To Row program. The ARC membership application process is designed to facilitate the safe and proper use of equipment and our facilities. Submit ARC member application online and complete

Membership Dues & Fees

Members of the Atlanta Rowing Club pay annual membership dues plus additional fees depending on the programs and services they wish to participate in. Members can sign up to row as part of a coached program and can also reserve a spot in the boathouse for their private equipment. Because the club is volunteer-run, each

Level 1

Checkouts for Level 1 can be carried out by any certified coach, but it is encouraged that a rower first approach their own coach as they will be most familiar with their rowing skill. A member checked out for Level 1 sculling can expect to continue participating with coached programs to further their rowing skills

Things To Do First

The ARC membership application process is designed to facilitate the safe and proper use of equipment and our facilities. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our membership committee chair. Submit ARC member application to the ARC membership committee chair ARC board of directors votes to accept new members New members

Required Volunteering Hours

Maintenance Hours Heads up! Each member is required to complete at least 8 hours of volunteering at the boathouse. These volunteering hours can be used as a credit against the previous year’s maintenance fee and are earned by contributing to ARC work parties, helping with Learn to Row classes, or through other Board-approved work that

Level 2

Level 2 checkouts can be carried out by any certified coach, but it is encouraged that a rower first approach their own coach as they will be most familiar with their rowing skill. Coaches will take into account the rower’s judgement and ability to act safely on and off the water as well as their

New Member Orientation

Heads up! It is mandatory for all new members to attend a member orientation session within the first four weeks of their membership. Sessions are held monthly as needed, lasting approximately one hour. Sessions will be incorporated into the last class of each Learn To Row course for those who intend to join ARC. Requests

Level 3

Level 3 checkout should be carried out by two board-approved coaches at the same time or separately, depending on availability. Coaches will take into consideration the rower’s ability to scull confidently without close supervision and whether or not the member can safely participate in a regatta. Level 3 checkouts are intended for members who wish

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