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2023 Summer Rowing Camps


Junior High Summer Rowing (Click here):

This summer we are offering 3 different sessions of learn to row. It is offered for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. This is a great way to meet future teammates, make new friends before high school, and learn about the sport. Spots fill up quickly so be sure to sign up today!

Each session has a camper cap, once it is hit, that session will be unavailable to select.

No experience is necessary! 


Program Dates: (Click Below)

Session 1: July 10th-July 14th-3:30-5:00  *FULL*

Session 2: July 17th- July 21st- 3:30-5:00 

Session 3: July 24th- July 28th- 3:30-5:00 


Address:  Dammrich Rowing Center 3220 Oakton St. in Skokie 

Cost: $100 (includes t-shirt)

High School Rowing (Channel Rats)

This camp is for experienced and new to the sport Soph, Jr, and Sr rowers. It is a great way to stay in shape over the summer and stay connected with teammates. The focus is rowing on the water. Registrants are allowed to use the LA room (ergs and weights).

If any current athlete or alumni plans to workout at the boathouse this summer, this registration needs to be complete. 

Dates: July 11th to August 10th 

**This leads up to when Varsity Practice will start**

Frequency: Tues, Wed, Thurs at 1:30-3:00 (Before Learn To Row)


Rent an erg to work out during the summer months! 

In order to rent an erg, you need to do the following. 


1) Email the completed waiver to Coach Carrie--

2) Complete payment

3) Erg pick up will be May 23rd from 3:00-5:30 PM (Coach Carrie must be present to record what erg number is being checked out).

4) MUST be returned in good condition the first day of practice of AUGUST 13th, 2023, or there is a late/maintenance fee applied to the credit card on file. 


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!

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.”

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