LYR success at Junior World Rowing Championships

Jake Offiler was a student at Wanstead High School when he competed at the London Youth Rowing (LYR), University Challenge event. Here, he was talent spotted by LYR Head Junior Coach at Globe Rowing Club (GRC), Maurice Coughlan. Read more about Jake and Maurice's athlete-coach journey to a Junior World Championship medal.Read more

MP visit at Active Row Awards event

The second Active Row award was presented to Brixton Wings community centre this week, courtesy of three times Olympic Champion Andrew Triggs Hodge and MP Susan Elan Jones. Read more.Read more

Graduation for Apprentice Coach

Apprentice Coach, Holly, has completed a full year at London Youth Rowing and is graduating from the Coach Core programme fully qualified and ready for the world of work. Read more about her experience and the inspirational story of how she found rowing.Read more

Active Row athlete at the School Games

Active Row student, Edwin, has been selected by British Rowing to represent England Team South at the School Games 31st August - 1st September 2018 at the premiere rowing event.Read more

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

Coaching Week – Feature Interview with British Rowing

To celebrate UK Coaching Week, British Rowing look at ‘Learning and engaging’ with a special focus on Active Row Coach Tinashe Mandimika.Read more