Welcome to OLRA

NOTE: if you ordered Blood Street gear from  JL earlier this spring, the order is now in. The order is at The Boathouse in the office.  Check with any key holder to get access to your stuff. Other shirts, tanks and hats available to purchase.

Summer Program Basic Information

Register HERE!

Junior Competitive program  will run from 21 June to 4 Aug. More information will be posted soon.

Middle School LTR programs will have three 2-week sessions, meeting M-W-F from 8:15 am – 10:00 am.

Session 1:             June 26 through July 7

Session 2:             July 10 through July 21

Session 3:             July 24 through August 4

Adult/High School LTR programs. Three 2-week sessions, meeting 6 pm, M-W-F.

Session 1:             June 12 through June 23

Session 2:             June 26 through July 7

Session 3:             July 10 through July 21

Registration for these programs will be posted shortly.

New Boathouse/Hains Park Improvement Project

As of 28 February it is looking GREAT! (and the boats are inside):

New photos of the interior with the new racks on the NEWS page.

The Town of Old Lyme was awarded a CT Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP) grant for a new boathouse in Hains Park and the building is taking shape.

Programs – Come Row With Us!

OLRA is pleased to offer rowing programs for athletes of all ages, experience and ability.  Rowing is one of the fastest growing sports in the country, and for good reason! For decades, OLRA/Blood Street Sculls has been hosting rowing programs on Rogers Lake in Old Lyme, CT.For information about the Lyme-Old Lyme High School Spring Season, please click here or use the link above. For Blood Street Sculls programs from Learn-to-Row to junior and masters competitive programs, select the appropriate season under the Programs tab.Highlights of the Blood Street Sculls programs are provided below:

Junior Rowing


Seven weeks of training and racing for those entering 9th grade through recent graduates


Competitive and Development programs for High School students Sept-Oct.

Masters Rowing

Competitive and recreational rowing for adults of all abilities is available from March through November.

Learn-to-Row (LTR)


Open to students entering 6th-9th grade who are interested in learning to row.  Young athletes are provided with a comprehensive


Open to adults and high school students who are interested in learning to row.

USRowing National Learn-to-Row Day

First Saturday in June.