LYR coach reflects on Ride London challenge

This August, LYR coach Tinashe, signed up to compete in the Prudential Ride London on behalf of LYR. He was one of 5 cyclists who took on the 100 mile fundraising challenge. Tinashe explains why he wanted to race, and what it means to work for LYR. Read more

Life Skills 'Break Through' with Cushman & Wakefield

This July, 19 young people from LYR attended a Break Through workshop with Cushman and Wakefield. The workshop was specifically designed to: develop confidence, employability skills and raise awareness of potential job opportunities. Read how they got on! Read more

Time to take over the Thames for Charity

On the 29th September 2019, rowing is set to take over the River Thames like never before. Regatta London is a 14 mile race through central London, set to be the sports biggest mass participation and fundraising event on the Tideway. Read more

LYR lays foundation for bright coaching future

Dan Cooper started his career as a Community Coach for LYR. It was supposed to be an interim role until he could find a 'proper job'. Years later, he's now coaching the Great Britain Junior Rowing Team. Who needs a 'proper job' anyway! Read more

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

Congratulations to our 2018-19 Breaking Barriers graduates

On 26th March 2019, London Youth Rowing celebrated the achievements of 50 young people completing the first stage of our Breaking Barriers programme. Read more