Practice: Practices will be held daily Monday through Thursday and some Saturdays and Sundays during the fall and spring seasons from 4:30 to 6:45p.m. Practices will consist of instruction time on the water, training on the erg, as well as general training for cardiovascular fitness, core strength, and flexibility.
Location: Girl Scout’s Camp Woodlands on Broad Creek in Annapolis. Camp Woodlands is located at 2744 Riva Road, Annapolis 21401. There is a bus that comes from Montgomery County to practice every day.
Regattas: Regattas are held locally and regionally during the fall season from late September to early November and from the beginning of March to mid-May. Most regattas are day-long events. Travel by bus or carpool is coordinated through the team. The entire team will participate in each regatta except when noted.
- Select rowers will be chosen to compete in the Head of the Charles regatta in Boston in mid-October. Those rowers will incur additional costs associated with overnight travel to Boston.
- Select boats could qualify for Youth Nationals held in mid-June at the location designated by USRowing. Those rowers will incur additional costs associated with overnight travel to Nationals location.
- Fall/Spring Seasons – $1092.00
- Winter/Summer Training – $350-$450
Dues cover the cost of coaching, equipment maintenance, insurance, and fees associated with regatta participation including regatta registration fees, buses, and some race day food. Other ancillary costs include the purchase of a team uniform and a few minimal expenses such as an occasional meal while traveling.
Study Days: There are designated study days during the fall season and two designated study days during the spring season. There will be no practice these days. Many rowers arrange doctor and dentist appointments on these non-practice days.
Registration: Registration is completed from the Register Tab on the home page of the website.
Swim Test: Novice (new) rowers to AJR must also complete a swim test and verify their ability to swim as part of the registration packet. The Swim Test Verification Form is available for download on the registration page.
Championship USRowing Membership: All rowers are required to complete an online waiver and purchase a Championship Membership with our governing body, USRowing. Cost is $45. www.usrowing.org
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