Tulsa Youth Rowing Association – Basic Training (August 23rd through September 3rd)


For the upcoming fall season, TYRA invites you to come to try our team for two weeks for free to see if rowing is a good fit for you. The basic training will offer various introductory activities as well as provide a chance to experience our team community and meet new friends. For more information on our Learn-To-Row process see this video below:

Participants are under no obligation to join the team once the two-week trial is complete. 

Our official basic training will be from August 23rd through September 3rd (Deadline for registration: Monday, August 30th, 2021). You can sign up for the Fall Competitive Team or the Fall Recreation gROWth program after your basic training period is over)

You can register for this basic training by following the link below.

If you wish to try to sport for a day, we are hosting a FREE learn-to-row clinic at Tulsa Rowing Club on Saturday, August 14th from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.

Joining TYRA

If you took part in our rowing clinic in June/August or participated in our most recent summer camps you are invited to join the team as soon as you are able on or after August 9th. Please register using the link below and contact Head Coach Tino Angelini at valentinoanglelini18@okrowing.com to let him know you are starting.

If you know you want to join the team already, use the link below and choose between 2021 Fall Recreation gROWth (deadline for registration: September 30th) and 2021 Fall Competitive Team options (deadline for registration: Monday, August 23rd, 2021). Please read the descriptions carefully before deciding which program to join.

Basic Training Schedule and Requirements

Basic training will officially start on August 23rd and will be held in concert with TYRA team training.  The Schedule for practice during these first weeks of the season starting August 9th through September 3rd will be as follows:

Monday5 pm to 6:30 pm (Tulsa Rowing Club)On Land
Tuesday5 pm to 7 pm (Catoosa)On Water
Wednesday5 pm to 6:30 pm (Tulsa Rowing Club)On Land
Thursday5 pm to 7 pm (Catoosa)On Water
Saturday7:30 am to 9:30 amCatoosa

Locations and Maps

•  TRC (Tulsa Rowing Club) – Land practice location (location click here)

•  Catoosa (TU Boathouse/Verdigris River) – (location click here)

You will need to accomplish two things before participating in a basic training trial.

If you have already done these steps below because you were involved in a past summer camp or learn to row (and your waiver was signed in 2021) you are all set to join the basic training!

Swim Test

It will be necessary for you or your child to have passed a swim test before they can participate in on-the-water activities. Here is a link to the swim test documentation (you will need to print this off and bring it to the YMCA for the lifeguard to complete the necessary documentation). We are working with the YMCA at Lewis and 19th. Please contact them at 918.749.2519 and ask for either Kayla or DeAndre, the cost of the swim test is $10.

Sign The 2021 USRowing Waiver Online (cost $10)

This will make you a member of USRowing and will allow your child to be covered under insurance. Here is a link to the instructions.

We look forward to working with you during this trial period for the team!