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

Active Row shines like Gold!

Active Row shone like Gold at the National Schools Regatta Indoor when Gunnersbury Catholic School raced with style and brought home medals galore. Read more.Read more

Graduation Ceremony Celebration

The Breaking Barriers class of 2018 have successfully graduated from the programme! The celebration took place at the Tideway offices and saw all participants receive awards from their mentors. Read more.Read more

An afternoon with the Royal Navy

Rowers from our Pupil Referral Unit rowing programme were invited to an afternoon with the Royal Navy, as a way to connect them with the River Thames and learn more about the organisation. Read more.Read more

Breaking Barriers student on BBC!

Ashley Ntumba was part of London Youth Rowing's Breaking Barriers pilot programme. Since moving school, she's continued to pursue rowing and was chosen to talk about her experiences by the BBC during The Boat Races 2018. Read her rowing story.Read more