Gainesville Area Rowing, Inc. (GAR) is a non-profit Florida corporation created to promote rowing as a sport in the Gainesville/Alachua County area. GAR teaches physical fitness, nutrition, and psychological skills that lead rowers to heightened mental and physical self-awareness. Through the active participation of its members, GAR provides the equipment and professional coaching staff to compete on a national level. GAR includes a high school program, a middle school program, and a Masters (adult) program.

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Learn To Row Camp

GAR invites all 6th-12th graders to come out and learn to row this summer! No experience is necessary. Coaches will...
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Youth Registration

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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...
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Welcome new rowers and parents. Although most upcoming events are posted on the GAR web site, the club's main method...
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Our Programs


High School

Gainesville Area Rowing’s High School Rowing program teaches physical fitness, nutrition, and psychological skills that lead rowers to heightened mental...
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Middle School

Gainesville Area Rowing offers a Middle School rowing program. The middle school sculling program is a fun way to enjoy...
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Rowing is a lifelong sport. GAR offers an Adult Rowing Program called GAR Masters. Masters are adults 22+ who row...
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Youth All students from any Gainesville area high school or middle school, with or without experience, are welcome to join...
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Our Coaches

Hugo Moon

Head Coach

Donovan Fosmoe

High School Novice Coach

Dylan Bosarge

High School Assistant Coach

Kristi Finnell

Middle School Coach

Brett Pearson

Middle School Assistant Coach

Gary Gookin

Masters Novice Coach

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