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Summer Mornings Start Here

Youth Learn to Row

 Participants do not need to have any prior rowing or athletic experience. New Learn to Rowers will be introduced to the sport both on and off the water, using indoor rowing machines, smaller sculling boats, and larger sweep boats. We will help new rowers understand the fundamentals of rowing technique and boat handling and boathouse and on-the-water safety guidelines. Each group of athletes will be provided with opportunities to explore the sport of rowing, grow in their athletic confidence and enjoy a fun team dynamic.

Rising 7th - 12th Grades

Fall, winter, and spring season rowing are open to 8th - 12th  Grades. 

What to bring: Water bottle,  sunscreen, and hat.
What to wear: Comfortable, close-fitting* clothes for warm weather. Athletic shoes are also required.

*Baggy t-shirts and shorts will get caught in moving equipment.

Summer 2022 Sessions (Mondays- Fridays):

  1. June 6 - June 17th;  - Changing times to 8:00 am - 10 am

  2. June 20th - July 1st;  - Changing times to 8:00 am - 10 am

  3. July 11th - July 22nd; - Changing times to 8:00 am - 10 am

  4. July 25th - August 5th;  - Changing times to 8:00 am - 10 am


Cost: $325

No experience is required.

Development Program

Our development program is geared toward rising 9th - 12th grade athletes with previous rowing experience (preferably at least one competitive season completed). This five-week program is designed for those that may be looking for technical development, fine-tuned fitness, and nutrition coaching during the summer months, without the pressure of a racing environment. Following this camp, rowers will return to their home programs with a greater understanding of the rowing stroke in both larger team boats and in smaller sculling boats.

2022 Program:

June 6th - August 5th 

  • Monday- Friday -Time changed to  7:45 am - 10:00 am

  • No camp July 4 th  to July 8th.

  • Register by weekly sessions


  • Weekly: $125

Chattanooga Area Rowing  - Summer Competitive Program

Back by popular demand, our seven-week Competitive Rowing program is geared toward well-seasoned athletes in rising 10th-12th grade. This select camp is designed for athletes with a desire to gain a higher level of competitive racing experience in team boats through technical coaching, conditioning, and nutritional guidance.
Athlete selection will be made via applications submitted with the summer camp registration form. Rowers that are not selected for the racing team will be invited to participate in the Development Camp. Athletes will be expected to compete at USRowing's 2022 Youth Summer National Championships (Oak Ridge, TN; July 15th-17th).

Chattanooga Area Rowing Competitive Program

June 6th - July 19 th

Grant Williams - Head Coach

Quinn Nash - Assistant Coach

Michael E. Kinsey - Assistant Coach

  • Mondays- Fridays 4:00pm - 7:00pm

  • Some Saturdays 9:00am - 11:00am

  • Athletes must have a current USRowing Plus Regatta membership.

Cost: $800 (+ hotel and transportation to Oakridge)

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