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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

Latest events

  • NJIRC 2019

    NJIRC 2019 took place at The Copper Box Arena in the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It was a huge success, thanks to our partners, volunteers and corporate teams that raised money for the event in the inaugural Race The Thames. Read more

From our blog

  • Former LYR junior reflects on Boat Race wins

    Maddy Badcott started rowing aged 14 through London Youth Rowing at the Lea Rowing Club. She went on to win two consecutive Boat Races for Oxford University. Read more from Maddy as she reflects on her time as an LYR Junior and Oxford Boat Club President. Read more

  • LYR rower to compete in The Boat Race 2019

    Former LYR rower Callum Sullivan is set to represent Cambridge University Boat Club in The Boat Race 2019. Read more from Callum as he recalls his rowing journey with LYR and how it has shaped the course of his future. Read more

  • Congratulations to our 2018-19 Breaking Barriers graduates

    On 26th March 2019, London Youth Rowing celebrated the achievements of 50 young people completing the first stage of our Breaking Barriers programme. Read more

  • LYR success at Junior World Rowing Championships

    Jake Offiler was a student at Wanstead High School when he competed at the LYR University Challenge event. Jake and his LYR Coach Maurice describe his journey to a Junior World Championship medal, 28 August 2018. Read more