Tideway CEO Volunteers at NJIRC 2018

Andy Mitchell, CEO of Tideway - the company building London’s new super sewer - was one of more than 200 volunteers who supported London Youth Rowing at the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships. Here he talks about his experience, and why Tideway supports LYR.Read more

LYR runner, making London Marathon debut!

Louise Samuel is running the 2018 London Marathon on behalf of LYR. She's a nurse, a runner, a rower and the mother of an LYR athlete who secretly nominated her for the race! It's an inspiring story. Read more, and help her raise money for LYR.Read more

When rowing changes your life

Helena rows for the Headway Disability Rowing Group, coached by LYR. Once wheelchair bound, rowing has given her back the physical and mental strength to walk, compete and more...Read more

Summer course success

It's been a brilliant summer, with young people learning to row all over London. Here's a few inspirational stories from those who have taken part.Read more

Experiencing the Rowing Community

We know rowing is a brilliant community sport, offering a unique way to keep fit and socialize. But, there's still room for growth. Read about the rowing community, through the eyes of former LYR rower, Anna.Read more

Interview with Apprentice coach, Jordan

Meet apprentice coach Jordan, who is graduating from our programme this summer. He told us about his experiences, what he's learned from LYR and his goals for the future.Read more

From LYR junior to full time coach

Rowing really gets under your skin. It always goes from being a hobby to a lifestyle, and the longer you do it, the more addicted you get! Yewande quickly found this out, starting life as an LYR junior, rowing her way through university and now coaching to fund her Masters degree. Read more.Read more

London Youth Games First Timers

One of the most rewarding things about working for London Youth Rowing is seeing young people experience racing for the first time, and truly come to life in the process...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