Autumn Sculls Now Open For Entries

Entries are now open for York Autumn Sculls, held on the Ouse on the 30th September. 4.5km downstream, raced in 1x, 2x, and 4x, this friendly event is a great way to start your head season and set a benchmark for 2018/19. Entries will close at noon on the 22nd September, or sooner if capacity […]

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York 50+ Festival – Rowing Taster Sessions Signup

Once again York City Rowing Club is supporting the York 50+ festival by offering a taster rowing event.  This year’s rowing event will be on Thursday 4th October, starting at 09:00. The rowing taster session will be offered by York City Rowing Club’s Leisure group, which welcomes people of all ages and aspirations and, through relaxed […]

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British Rowing Sculling Festival 2018 – A Competitor’s View

Earlier this month, women’s senior squad member Helen Waller, along with student summer members Beth Grant of Northumbria Uni and Emma Wilson of Leicester Uni, made the trip to Holme Pierrepoint to represent YCRC at the British Sculling Festival. Helen, competing in the U23 women’s event came a fab 9/17 rowers overall, and Beth and […]

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The Grand Bar Re-Opening!

YCRC members came together today for some scratch racing followed by tea and butties to celebrate the official opening of our refurbished bar and balcony. The result of hours of voluntary work by Rebecca Marchant of Spice Interior Design and Lesley Anne Kinney of Bespoke Decorative Finishes, with help from a band of YCRC volunteers, […]

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Pots at Peterborough Summer Regatta 2018

It was a busy weekend of YCRC at Peterborough Summer Regatta, with the senior men and women racing over 1 km and 500 m, bringing home a few pots in the process. On Saturday the women’s squad were out in force. In the W2x, Sophy and Helen S (Band 2) came third in their heat, […]

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Gold and Bronzes at the British Rowing Junior Championships 2018

YCRC had a fantastic weekend at the British Rowing Junior Championships Held at the National Water Sports Centre, Nottingham on 19th-22nd July. YCRC sent a strong squad of 28 young athletes to compete over three days of competitions, athletes who secured an impressive haul of three medals and high placings across the weekend. On the […]

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York City Rowing Club is a large, successful and friendly rowing club based in the centre of York. The Club with over 150 years of heritage and boasts over 250 members of all abilities , from beginners through to elite athletes. The membership includes rowers of all ages from teenagers to those in their 80s. OUR MISSION? To offer an inclusive, safe and supportive environment for rowers of all skills and abilities where everyone is encouraged to be the best that they can be.

Captains and coordinators

Meet the captains and coordinators at YCRC

Dan Lewis

Dan Lewis

Club Captain

    Carl Barker

    Carl Barker

    Captain of Men's Rowing

    Sophy Nicholson

    Sophy Nicholson

    Captain of Women's Rowing

      Phil Jones

      Phil Jones

      Junior Coordinator

        Hilary Howe

        Hilary Howe

        Leisure & Progression Organiser

        The Boathouse, West Esplanade, York, YO1 6FZ
        Email and telephone
        E-mail: admin@ycrc.co.uk Phone:01904 623959‎

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