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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

  • Junior Holiday Courses

    Learn-to-row courses available for 11-18 year olds, focusing on getting complete beginners in boats, teaching technique, skill set, manoeuvrability and how to race! Read more

From our blog

  • From zero rowers to 500, a coaches triumph

    Hannah Vines was the first LYR rowing coach at Brampton Manor Academy. Over the course of one year, Hannah inspired 500 young people who had never rowed before, to take to the water. Here's her rowing story. Read more

  • Mossbourne rower collecting accolades worldwide

    Sam Nunn first sat on a rowing machine at school and quickly found he was a natural. LYR took him from school rower to National Championship medallist. Since then, his rowing career has taken him all over the World and looks set to continue on that path. Read more. Read more

  • 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