Gainesville Area Rowing is a non-profit corporation that promotes rowing as a sport for high school students, middle school students and adults in the Gainesville and Alachua County area. GAR teaches physical fitness, nutrition, and psychological skills that lead rowers to heightened mental and physical self-awareness.


Holiday Fundraiser

classic_wreath_homeGainesville Area Rowing is teaming with Mickman Brothers, the industry leader in beautiful Minnesota Balsam Firs, to provide you with a gift giving solution of fresh, real balsam fir decorations.

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You may now support GAR each time you purchase from Amazon, and it costs you nothing! Use “Amazon-Smile” for your purchases and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to GAR whenever you shop on … Read More


Welcome new rowers and parents. Although most upcoming events are posted on the GAR web site, the club’s main method of communication is through yahoo group e-mail. To join the email list, send a blank email message to: Yahoo will immediately send an email message to confirm that you do indeed wish to join this group. Simply hit “Reply” and “Send” as option 2 in the email instructions states. If you are on the list but aren’t receiving regular e-mail from GAR members, please check your “Bulk” or “Junk” mailbox in your e-mail program. Communication is vital to running a successful club, please sign up for the group.

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