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Total number of girls rowing in 2017


Total number of young people in our programmes in 2017


Black and Minority Ethnicity participants who tried rowing in 2017

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    The National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships is over for another year. Find out more about the biggest indoor rowing competition in the world. Read more

From our blog

  • Team Building with the Royal Navy

    30 rowers from LYR Breaking Barriers and our East London Development Squad were invited to HMS President for a team building workshop with the Royal Navy. Read more

  • From the Olympic Park to Racing at Henley – Globe Juniors

    London Youth Rowing was founded by Jim Downing in 2004 with his vision formed on the bank of Henley. Fourteen years on, the first Quad has pre-qualified for Henley to represent LYR Globe Juniors. Read more

  • Active Row participants awarded places on 2018 Eton Rowing Course.

    Two participants from LYR's Active Row hub, Brixton Wings, have been selected for the 2018 Eton Rowing Summer Courses! What an amazing opportunity. Read more about Brixton Wings, and what our rowers are looking forward to this summer. Read more

  • Remember your first rowing experience?

    Do you remember the first time you took to the water? The first time you fell in or the first moment you realised rowing was going to be the sport for you? LYR juniors in our Active Row programme gave us the lowdown after their first ever rowing experience. Read more