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.


Start Dates

Fall season is right around the corner. August 15th is the start date for returning high school rowers. August 29th is the start date for new rowers and rising freshmen. September 7th is the start date for our middle school … Read More

Middle School Update

Middle school practices will start Wednesday, September 7 from 4:15-6:15pm. We will practice Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Coach Kelly and I can’t wait to get back on the water with your rowers!


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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