Ex-convict imparts wisdom to LYR rowers

Ex-convict and indoor rowing world record breaker, John McAvoy, came to talk to LYR students about how rowing and sport changed his life for the better...Read more

Henley Royal Regatta 2017: Meet the Team

LYR open access to rowing at all levels, from grassroots to the world stage. This year we have two crews racing at Henley Royal Regatta. Get to know our crews and learn about their rowing journey.Read more

LYR building junior GB trialling culture

Six young rowers from the same club, have their sights set on representing Great Britain at the Junior World Rowing Championships. The bar is set high, and their work ethic even higher. Read their story.Read more

NJIRC 2017, that’s a wrap!

This year’s National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships (NJIRC) attracted a record 2304 entrants and showcased an incredible ‘Festival of Sport’, making it the World’s biggest indoor rowing championships yet again.Read more

What’s the point of LYR?

Out of the 80 schools within which LYR run indoor rowing clubs, very few are pupil led. But, this is ultimately the goal...Read more

Meet Sam Wratten, LYR Alumnus

We interviewed LYR alumnus Sam. Sam rowed with LYR for three years, finishing at Mossbourne Academy. He was in the first crew that LYR ever qualified for Henley Royal Regatta, won a bronze medal at the British Championships and went on to graduate from Oxford University.Read more

LYR volunteers hold fundraiser for LYR

When corporate mentors at PwC held an indoor regatta to raise money for LYR, the office made so much noise, the company Chairman came down to see what was going on! Read more.Read more

Special Educational Needs rowing flourishes with help of LYR

LYR stepped in to help students at JFK Special Needs School, fulfil their potential and reap the rewards of introducing rowing into the PE schedule.Read more

Work experience win!

Frankie joined LYR for two weeks of work experience, and not only learned how to row, but also how to develop into a brilliant coach. He finished by telling us he now wants a career in sport. That's a work experience win! Read all about his experience, in his own words.Read more