LYR are experts in bringing rowing to non-rowers and beginners and developing what the sport provides for free - 5 key life skills - Teamwork, Leadership, Problem Solving, Staying Positive and Aiming high. This is what we deliver to the young people who need it the most.
We're offering a version of this for companies to experience the learning points from this valuable sport at two great locations in London. Catering for East and West London to help you, our new water sports pontoon at the Olympic Park, has great meeting / conference rooms with a wide range of catering offers whilst overlooking the Stadium, the London Aquatics centre and the ArcelorMittal Orbit or opt for floating down the River Thames and take in local riverside pubs in leafy Richmond, West London.
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Location: Olympic Park, Stratford: follow this link to the rowing pontoon ///life.effort.crew. The rowing pontoon is between the ArcelorMittal Orbit and the London Aquatic Centre by Thornton St Bridge, about a 15 minute walk from Stratford station. The meeting room overlooks the Stadium, the Aquatics centre and our pontoon. And in Richmond, West London: ///assume.allows.dream.
Break out Conference room: At the QEOP, there is a great facility for private hire at the Last Drop. The room overlooks the river on one side and the Olympic Stadium on the other, and is fully AV equipped. In Richmond there are local event space for hire.
Facilities: You will be able to use local changing facilities, at the QEOP this is at the London Aquatic Centre, and in Richmond a the local rowing club can be used.
The boats: At both locations we will use the LYR Skerry, a stable 8 oared fixed seat rowing boat and to Canoe a bell boat, a 10 person very stable Canoe. Our qualified and experienced coaches will steer and keep you safe, you are very unlikely to fall in the river. Life jackets will be able for those who want, or who cannot swim.
Clothing: Should be light gym clothing depending on the weather. Please also being a full water bottle, food will be provided.