Thank you for your interest in East Tennessee Rowing Organization (ETRO). ETRO is a community rowing club focused on providing the best rowing experience in the scenic foothills of East Tennessee. The club rows out of the Smoky Mountain Rowing Center (SMRC) on Fort Loudon Lake (Tennessee River) in Louisville, TN. Just off exit 9 on Pellissippi Parkway (I-140), our boathouse is convenient to the greater Knoxville area including Maryville, Oak Ridge and Farragut.
Something for Everyone
ETRO offers recreational and competitive rowing programs for adults and youth. The club is dedicated to helping its participants get exactly what they want out of rowing - whether it be for exercise, fun, competition or meeting lifelong friends and teammates.
Learn to Row
To help individuals determine if rowing is the right sport for them, East Tennessee Rowing Organization offers numerous ways to get involved. ETRO offers Learn to Row courses for anyone looking to get involved. This two hour discovery class introduces the required skills needed for successful sweep rowing in an eight or four-person boat, while providing a great workout and lots of fun! ETRO also offers a series of summer camps for Juniors Rowers (8th-12th grade).