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The 9 th Annual Ergathon is coming soon! Please join us!

New this year, the Ergathon event will be held at Loyola Academy
in the East Gym from 9-12pm on Saturday February 24th.

Family, friends, and fans are all invited to watch the teams races against one another in an erg relay that is sure to amaze and well as amuse! To make the event fun and competitive for our rowers, rowers will be put into mixed teams and each team will include members from Varsity Men and Women and Novice Men and Women.

2024 Ergathon Details

Thank you for supporting our team,
The Loyola Academy Rowing Association Board

Catch us in action here: 2024 Ergathon


Join us Saturdays in March to learn to row or improve your existing skills. This camp is a great opportunity to meet future classmates and teammates, and experience the joy of rowing on the water!

Who: 6th-8th Graders

When: 9:00-11:00 AM on Saturdays (3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30)

Where: Dammrich Rowing Center 3220 Oakton St. in Skokie

Register Here! 


This camp is for those rising 7th-8th graders and rising 9th graders who are interested in learning how to row!

Who: Rising 7th-9th Graders

Session 1: July 8th - July 12th - 3:00-4:30

Session 2: July 15th - July 19th - 3:00-4:30

Session 3: July 22nd - July 26th - 3:00-4:30

Where: Dammrich Rowing Center 3220 Oakton St. in Skokie

Register Here! 

In-Season Practice Schedule

  Monday Tuesday  Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdAY
Varsity Women 3:30-5:30p 3:30-5:30p 3:30-5:30p OFF 3:30-5:30p 7:00-9:00a
Varsity Men 3:30-5:30p 3:30-5:30p OFF 3:30-5:30p 3:30-5:30p 7:00-9:00a

Novice Women

3:30-5:30p 3:00-4:45 @Loyola 3:30-5:30p 3:30-5:30p OFF 7:00-9:00a

Novice Men

OFF 3:00-4:45 @Loyola 3:30-5:30p 3:30-5:30p 3:00-4:45 @Loyola 9:00-11:00a


Engraved Brick Campaign

The Loyola Academy Rowing Association has embarked on an 'engraved-brick donor campaign' and development of a brick-patio just outside the LARA boathouse.

Secure your part of LARA's legacy and community by purchasing a personally engraved brick!

All 'contributions' are tax deductible and will be applied towards the development of the LARA program for future generations of rowers.

For further information navigate to the above Donate tab Brick Campaign or Find Information Here for brick options, pricing and order form

Your generosity and support are greatly appreciated!

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LARA Mission Statement

Founded in 1985, Loyola Academy Rowing Association (LARA) provides a rare, highly desirable opportunity for Loyola Academy students to participate in the sport of rowing. Of fundamental importance, LARA believes that the arduous, demanding nature of the sport creates the ideal environment for the physical, mental, and spiritual development of student athletes. To this end, LARA endeavors to lead students toward recognition, appreciation and fulfillment of their true athletic potential through the shared pursuit of winning both the MSRA Midwest Championships and the SRAA National Championships. The teams, as constructed, strive toward excellence with dedication to Jesuit ideals, including aspiring to become “Women and Men for Others.”