ROWING – it’s team spirit,
discipline, an outrageous experience and a great way to REALLY
impress college admissions!
Open to all
high school students, including those who will be starting ninth
grade in the fall - join at any time
necessary - we'll teach you
trips to competitions
membership fee each semester includes equipment use, boat
transportation, coaching and training.
and entry fees are extra.
us to find out more about the Juniors Program.
- Practice is
usually two hours long.
- Practice starts with
warm-up on land.
- We usually spend
60 to 90 minutes on the water.
- We will have indoor workouts
during inclement weather (thunderstorms, freezing).
- You will get blisters on your hands when you start.
- Always bring a
plastic water bottle, running shoes, adequate clothing for the
weather. T-shirt and non-baggy shorts for the summer.
Typical Regatta Weekend
- For races less
than two hours away (Oak Ridge, Chattanooga), we usually travel
the morning of the competition. For races farther away, we will
go the night before.
- In the fall you
will race 5,000 meters and race only once per event. In the
spring you will race 2,000 meters and usually have one heat in
the morning and a final in the afternoon.
usually end around 4 p.m. and we usually travel back that night.
- There is a lot
of dead time between races at regattas. Make sure you bring
homework and study materials (during the school year).