Team Training

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Team Training

The Lake Lanier Rowing Club offers the perfect environment for crews to train and prepare during 2022 Winter Spring training for upcoming competitions on historic Lake Sidney Lanier in Gainesville, Georgia.  Home to all rowing events for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta and the American Collegiate Rowing Association’s Championship Regatta.  Run productive sessions with over 12,000 meters of open water, providing a prime environment for both short and long distance training.

For Athletes

For Coaches

At Lake Lanier Rowing Club Your Team Will Enjoy…

  • On-site coordination assistance 
  • Indoor/outdoor boat storage
  • 7 Pocock wakeless launches with new engines in 2018 
  • 6 Carolina Skiffs 
  • 2-lane drop to fully-buoyed, 7-lane 2,000 meter course (weather permitting)
  • Large indoor training facility with 24 Concept2 Model D ergs
  • Free, easily-accessible trailer parking
  • Convenient launch and recovery docks to indoor/outdoor boat storage and staging areas  
  • A variety of food and lodging accommodations for teams nearby in Gainesville, Georgia


Multiple regattas are held at the venue or within 90 minutes helping you easily satisfy the NCAA competition requirement for all training trips, such as:

  • Mark Williams Ergatta –  hosted by LLRC at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue 
  • John Ferris Lanier Sprints – hosted by Lake Lanier Rowing Club at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park
  • Clemson Sprints Regatta – hosted by Clemson Rowing Club at Clemson University on Lake Hartwell, just 80 miles from the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue