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Head of the Hooch Regatta

Hooch Dates 2016 Head of the Hooch Regatta: November 5-6, 2016. Volunteer Opportunities: Nov 3 – Nov 6, 2016. Regatta Volunteer Registration begins Oct 1, 2016 @3:01am. ALL boat reservations for ARC teams and individual ARC members should be submitted through the ARC Hooch Entry Request form, here. What is Head of the Hooch? The

Learn to Row Courses

The Atlanta Rowing Club offers two different types of learn to row courses per year. A 4 week course and a 2 week accelerated course. To ensure individual attention, each session is limited to 18 participants, so early sign-up is strongly encouraged. To register for the course please download the registration form and mail to the

Home Turf Scrimmage – July 23rd

This year the Atlanta Rowing Club will hold its inaugural Home Turf Scrimmage on July 23rd starting at 8:00 AM. This goal of this race is to bring racing back to the Chattahoochee River and to build a better sense of community within the club. The scrimmage will be open to all ARC members. Come out to

FREE National Learn to Row Day – June 3rd

Experience Rowing for FREE! Every year the Atlanta Rowing Club opens its doors and offers short clinics for free as part of a nationally coordinated Learn-to-Row day! You can get an idea of what rowing is all about in about 2 hours. If you are really interested in learning the sport, please check out our

Coaching Programs

Members of the Atlanta Rowing Club have access to a variety of coached programs in order to facilitate their rowing goals. Meeting twice each week, our coached programs focus on different levels of both recreational and competitive training. For aspiring rowers who have no previous experience, our Learn to Row classes offer an introduction to

Chattahoochee Adaptive Sprints

In May 2013, the Atlanta Rowing Club hosted the first exclusively adaptive rowing regatta in the Southeast. As a spring sprint race, the Chattachoochee Adaptive Sprints provides an opportunity for adaptive athletes to compete against each other on a 1,000 meter course.

Adaptive Rowing Courses

Adaptive Learn to Row clinics provide aspiring rowers the opportunity to learn the sport without a long-term commitment. Athletes wishing to join the Atlanta Rowing Club must first participate in a Learn to Row program or exhibit sufficient knowledge of the sport. The cost of the clinic is $180 to cover coaching and equipment. Space

Classifications for Adaptive Athletes

In order to group athletes with similar capabilities together in racing, the International Rowing Federation (FISA) has created classifications for adaptive athletes. An official classification is only needed for athletes who wish to compete in a regatta. TA (Trunk and Arms) Rowers unable to use a sliding seat are considered TA participants. Typical disabilities include

Coaching for Adaptive Rowing

Adaptive rowing provides athletes with cognitive, physical, and visual impairments an opportunity to get on the water and learn how to row. At the Atlanta Rowing Club, we offer both recreational and competitive coaching for adaptive rowers. However, it is on a limited basis. Signing Up For Coaching Programs Questions about our coached programs or