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Chattahoochee Sprints – July 22nd

Chattahoochee Sprints – July 22nd

This year the Atlanta Rowing Club will hold its 2nd annual Chattahoochee Sprints on July 22nd starting at 8:00 AM.  The scrimmage is open to juniors, masters, and collegiate athletes. Come out to the boathouse, race, watch racing, eat lunch and more. The Course & Venue All races will be 1,000 meters up-river beginning at the end of

Adaptive & Para Rowing Programs

2016 Adaptive & Para Recap 2016 was an exciting year for ARC’s Adaptive and Para Rowing Programs. We received a grant for $18,500 from USRowing and Nielsen Foundation for adaptive equipment and to develop the infrastructure to ensure long term success. Our regularly coached adaptive program worked with more than 5 athletes to introduce them

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

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.

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

Competitive Teams

Competitive teams at the Atlanta Rowing Club practice on a regular schedule and attend regattas in both the spring and fall seasons. These programs are designed to build team morale and rower strength and endurance. Please email with any questions. Open Enrollment for Rosters An open enrollment period is held twice a year: June-July