Learn To Row

AJR SUMMER LEARN-TO-ROW 2017

What:  As a part of AJR’s Summer Season, AJR offers an opportunity to potential athletes to learn the sport of rowing.  Spend time with current AJR athletes on the water and on land learning boat handling and rowing technique, general conditioning on the ergometer (rowing machine), and land-based workouts.  End the week with a short race to test your rowing skill!

Who:  Students entering 8th through 12th grade with no or limited rowing experience

When:  Monday through Friday, 9am to 12pm

  • LTR Session I – June 26 – June 30
  • LTR Session II – July 24 – July 28
  • Time: 9AM to 12PM
  • Where: Camp Woodlands, 2744 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401

Cost:  $375/session – To register please click here or go to the “Register” tab on the home page.

What to bring/wear:  A large refillable water bottle, tennis shoes and socks suitable for running, spandex shorts and a close-fitting top (loose or overly long shorts are not suitable for rowing and can cause injury if they get caught in the equipment; if you choose to wear them to practice, please layer your spandex shorts underneath), sunscreen and bug spray, a hat or sunglasses if desired.

Swim Test:  All rowers new to AJR must complete a swim test in the presence of a certified life guard and submit the Swim Test Verification Form prior to their first practice. The Swim Test Verification Form is available for download on the registration page under “Download Forms”.  No rower will be allowed on the water without a Swim Test Verification Form on file.

USRowing Waiver:  All new rowers to AJR are also required to execute a 2017 USRowing waiver.  Please contact Denise Bettinger at annapolisjuniorrowing1@gmail.com if you have any questions.  The 2017 USRowing Waiver Form is available for download on the registration page under “Download Forms”.  No rower will be allowed on the water without an executed waiver.

Registration Open Date:  To register please click here or go to the “Register” tab on the home page.

Questions? Contact annapolisjuniorrowing1@gmail.com.