Anchorage Rowing Association
Year 1
ARA COVID-19 Statement
In compliance with state and acting Mayor Quinn-Davidson's current Emergency Order we are planning for a summer season that will allow some development of safe group rowing, classes, and a possible DAVE fundraiser. Please sign up for our updates to get current information as we make plans for the evolving situation.

About Us

Enriching the lives of our members and the community through the sport of rowing.

ARA is a dynamic program here in Alaska that provides classes for first time rowers as well as developed programs for junior and master level rowers. We have a full fleet of boats from singles to 8s that we row everyday during the summer.

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Moose Nugget Regatta

July 2021, date TBD

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DAVE Thorsness Rowing Challenge

August 8, 2021 (tentative with Covid restrictions)

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Big Head Regatta

September 2021, date TBD

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Rowing Classes & Programs

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Learn to Sweep Row or Scull

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Junior Rowing Program


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Diversity Statement:
The Anchorage Rowing Association is committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in Alaska rowing. Our mission is to enrich the lives of our members and the community through the sport of rowing, and we strive to include all individuals who want to row, regardless of age (12-99), gender, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or ability. We aim to foster a culture of unity, inclusion, camaraderie at ARA, while instilling in our members the importance of fitness at any age.