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Physical Readiness Test

Our Physical Readiness Test (PRT) is required for OFFICER CANDIDATES ONLY who have an active application in process with TCSO Human Resources.

The PRT requires a candidate to complete a timed 500 meter row at 50% or above according to their gender. A medical waiver will be required prior to taking this test. The minimum time is 2:08 for a male and 2:27 for a female. You can find training tips at

Candidates will be allowed three attempts to pass the PRT before being disqualified for one year from the officer hiring process.

Concept 2 Rower Test

OFFICER CANDIDATES ONLY: Please calculate your required minimum time for the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) below. *If you enter the incorrect information, refresh the page to ensure your target time is correct.

Please enter your information in order below.

#1 - Indicate your gender

#2 - Enter your current weight

#3 - Choose your age



The Minimum Requirements based on your information are:

minutes and seconds or less to complete the 2000 meter row.

If you’re interested in practicing on the row machine, please contact a TCSO Recruiter to schedule a trial test.

You can also find more Training Tips at

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