The Oak Ridge Rowing Association was founded in 1978 with a mission to promote the sport of rowing in Oak Ridge and East Tennessee.  Now in it's 35th year of service, the ORRA is home to the Atomic Juniors and Masters Rowing Teams, offers a wide array of Learn-To-Row classes, and is host to several Championship Rowing Regattas and Spring Training Camps.  

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2014 Secret City Regatta - October 25

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Good Luck Ladies!

The Atomic Youth Women's 4+ are on their way to California to compete in the US Rowing Youth National Championships!

The ladies wrap up their last practice before heading to Sacramento. 

The ladies wrap up their last practice before heading to Sacramento. 

These ladies will be  traveling to Lake Natoma in Sacramento, CA where they will race some of the most elite crews in the nation. Racing begins Friday, June 13 and runs through June 15.


USRowing will broadcast semifinals and finals live on their YouTube Channel:  

Be sure to watch and cheer our women on from East Tennessee!

Good luck to Sarah Kate, Rae, Isla, Kim and Samantha! 


May 29, 2014 

Former Atomic Rower Bryna Oleshansky

Former Atomic Rower Bryna Oleshansky

Oleshansky Reflects on Standout Career Before NCAAs

When senior rowing standout Bryna Oleshansky made her first visit to the University of Michigan, it didn't take long for her to feel a sense of belonging. Part of that was the connection to her father David, a Michigan alum, which gave her a good feeling before her trip to Ann Arbor. ( Full Story)

ORRA Rowers and guests on the water.  Click image for more pics...

ORRA Rowers and guests on the water.  Click image for more pics...

March 1, 2014

ORRA Hosts Annual Learn to Row Day



Oak Ridge, TN - The complimentary rowing clinic held March 1st at Oak Ridge Rowing Association was more than a success! Overall we had 70+ interested more 




February 1, 2014

ORRA/Atomic Juniors Dominate the podium at TN Indoor Championship

Chattanooga, TN – Members of the ORRA/Atomic Juniors and Masters teams competed on Saturday at the Tennessee Indoors Rowing Championships...(Full Story)


January 6, 2014

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New Year's Day Row, Oak Ridge – On a brisk but sunny New Year’s morning, 37 rowers arrived at the Oak Ridge Rowing Association with one goal in mind – to ring in the New Year ROWING!  At 11am, the club members...(full story) 

December, 2013

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Rae Oleshansky, six-year member and 2 time women's team captain of the Atomic Rowing Team announced on November 14th that she would be continue her rowing career next year at the University of Michigan on a rowing scholarship. Oleshansky is joining a strong recruiting class... (full story)