Atomic Varsity Rowing

Varsity rowing is a competitive team sport, aimed at improving competitive skills and performance in rowing. 

Varsity Competitive Training:

  • The program is highly selective and competitive
  • Experience Required, Team Commitment Required
  • Offered Spring and Fall
  • Mon-Fri from 4:15pm-6:15pm, Sat from 8:00-10:00am
  • ORRA Membership required
  • Cost: $499 (does not include team travel, uniforms, USRowing athlete membership fee and ORRA membership fee.)  

Winter Training:

  • Goal: Improve rowing fundamentals, develop physical fitness, and increase athlete performance
  • Includes both individual and team-based goal-setting
  • No Experience Required
  • PRactice: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri from 4:15pm-6:15pm
  • Note: Athletes will have the option to compete at Tennessee Indoors in Chattanooga, TN.

How to Sign UP:

1 - Register for Junior Varsity on Regatta Central under Clubs / Atomic / Programs & Classes.

2 - Varsity athletes or someone in their family must be a member of ORRA. Register for an ORRA Membership on Regatta Central under Clubs / Oak Ridge Rowing / Memberships. Questions? Email

3 - Download and complete the required varsity rowing forms and submit to a coach as soon as possible.

Special Note:  ORRA offers its coached programs in seasons. Season start and end dates are below (note the registration deadline for each season).

  • Fall Season: August 27 - November 17, 2018
    • Preseason: August 20 - 24
  • Winter Season: November 26, 2018 - February 2, 2019
  • Spring Season: February 11 - May 13, 2019