Available Programs

2019 Spring Recreational gROWth

Thursday, February 28 - Wednesday, May 1
Add to My CalendarFeb 28-May 01, 2019
Last Date to register: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019



The Tulsa Youth Rowing Association (TYRA) gROWth program is open to all 6th through 12th grade student athletes. This is a recreational program for those who are either trying the sport for the first time or who are not ready for the commitment of being on the competitive team. Activities include learning how to row in rowing shells, handling equipment, river safety, land training, and technical instruction. No experience is required.


Our gROWth program is a non-competitive 8 week training option – February 28 through May 1. It runs two days a week with an optional third day available (practice with our competitive program and athletes on land). Spring Break (March 18-23) will be off – no practices will be provided. The rotating schedule will be as follows:

    • Wednesday (optional for an added cost)
      Location: Sandusky Avenue Christian Church
      Time: 4:45pm – 6:15pm
      Practice with our competitive program (novices) and coaches on land. This includes cross-training with activities such as running, HIIT workouts, rowing on a Concept2 machine, basic & free weight training, yoga, or possibly circuit training.
    • Thursday
      Location: TU Indoor Rowing Tank
      Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
    • Saturday
      Location: TU Boathouse in Catoosa
      Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm

A complete and up-to-date schedule can be found in our TeamApp (see “Communication” for more info). If any changes need to be made due to weather or availability, an announcement is made in the TeamApp + the schedule in the TeamApp is updated. The schedule posted at the end of this informational packet is subject to change.


  • $400 for 8 weeks of training, payable in full at time of registration.
  • + $9.75 for a 12 month USRowing Basic Membership & Waiver
  • + Optional $50 if planning to attend the 8 additional practices on Wednesdays.
  • Includes one TYRA practice shirt


  • Up-to-date USRowing Basic Membership with digitally signed Waiver (both done at the same time through USRowing)
  • Proof of swimming ability (Swim Test)
  • Annual Physical Exam


The above information is only the tip of the iceberg. For more detailed and complete information, please access the 2019 Spring gROWth Informational Packet under the "downloadable forms" tab in the upper right of this portal. The packet includes imperative information regarding how we communicate & who to communicate with in case of emergencies/questions, specific details on how to complete the 3 required forms mentioned above, clothing & attire helpful advice, directions and rules to our 3 practice facilities, protocol for unfriendly weather, parent accomodations & viewing opportunities at practices, our social media outlets, a detailed spring schedule, and a blank swim test form.


This program is no longer active.

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Tulsa Youth Rowing Association
PO Box 52268
Tulsa, OK 74152

Email: coacht@okrowing.org
Phone: 918-606-4596
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Download Forms

File Name: Description:
Download this Form 2018 Updated Swim Test.pdf Swim Test Verification
Download this Form Not Used REQUIRED before first day of practice!
Download this Form TYRA 2017 - Summer Camps Informational Packet.pdf Spring 2019 Learn to Row Information Pac
Download this Form Not Used Financial Assistance
Download this Form Not Used Code of Conduct
Download this Form Not Used 2018 Spring Learn to Row
Download this Form Not Used 2018 Spring gROWth
Download this Form Not Used Handbook-gROWth/competitive members
Download this Form Not Used Summer Camp Informational Packet
Download this Form Not Used Swim Test Form
Download this Form Not Used 2019 Spring gROWth Informational Packet
Download this Form TYRA - USRowing Online Waiver & Membership Instructions (Last Updated 2019).pdf US Rowing Waiver