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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 Athletes 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

  • Rowing opening doors to opportunity

    George learned to row with London Youth Rowing, through a beginner’s course at Globe Rowing Club. He joined the club officially then trained and raced for 5 seasons, competing at National level on the water and at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships. He told us all about his rowing life. Read more

  • Former NJIRC competitor turned international athlete

    Katie Bartlett started rowing at the age of 13 after being scouted by British Rowing’s, World Class Start programme. She was a national level junior swimmer before she took to the water at Nottingham Rowing Club. She soon found that she was as fast on the water as she was in it. Find out more. Read more

  • Life Skills programme goes from strength to strength

    Breaking Barrier's is in it's fourth year and is becoming one of LYR's most powerful and engaging programmes. Read more about how our corporate mentors and rowing coaches are working together to help young people flourish as they prepare for further education. Read more

  • Olympic rower shows support for Active Row

    Olympic Silver medallist, Jessica Eddie, showed her support for London Youth Rowing's new school rowing programme, Active Row at this month's launch event. She told us why she's keen to support sports charities, and why London Youth Rowing is important for the future of rowing. Read more