Rowing helps develop

Successful young people

London Youth Rowing inspire young people to be successful.



Determined young people

London Youth Rowing inspire determined young people.



Active young people

London Youth Rowing inspire active young people.



LYR Champions

London Youth Rowing (LYR) work to get young people between 11-18 years active, in some of London’s most disadvantaged communities. Now you have the opportunity to join our mission. A small donation each month has a huge impact.


Author: David Tinnion


Total number of young people in our programmes in 2019


Total number of girls rowing in 2019


Black and Minority Ethnicity participants who tried rowing in 2019

Latest events

  • Centurion Challenge

    Welcome to the launch of the Centurion Challenge - One person from one club rowing 100km in one day. The Centurion is the rowing challenge that celebrates the rowing community doing something truly amazing for local causes - and it was all inspired by one lady, Lucy from Tees. Read more

From our blog

  • Meet the new face of LYR Leeds

    Rebecca Chepman has had a whirlwind of an opening week as the new Programme Manager here at LYR - taking up not only an crucial role in LYR’s expansion to Leeds, but also the #CenturionChallenge! Read more

  • Coach's Corner: Ikem Ndigwekings

    LYR’s new Alternative Provision coach, Ikem Ndigwekings, talks about his experience in Alternative Provisions and his beginnings in LYR. Read more

  • Olympic Champion Andy Triggs Hodge joins London Youth Rowing

    Three-time gold medal Olympian looks to re-engage with sport in a new way, formalising a new role with LYR following previous voluntary involvement Read more

  • UK Coaching Week - featuring Isobel

    Celebrating UK Coaching Week, LYR coach Isobel shares her rowing story and what she loves about coaching young people. Read more