Welcome to the official website of the Amateur Rowing Association of Sri Lanka (ARASL)

The Amateur Rowing Association of Sri Lanka (ARASL) was established in the year 1964 with the commemoration of 100 years of rowing in Sri Lanka. The ARASL is the National Sports Association recognized under the Sri Lanka Sports Law No 25, amended in 1973. The Association is the main and the only sports body at the National level, to regulate, promote and develop the sport of rowing in Sri Lanka.

The main goal and objective of the ARASL is to foster and develop the sport of rowing, in all its forms, on an all island basis and to select athletes to represent Sri Lanka in local and international rowing championships. In this regard the ARASL organises rowing regattas in Sri Lanka and has selected oarsmen/women to represent Sri Lanka at international Rowing events.