Entries Open for Yorkshire Head 2018

Entries for the Yorkshire Rowing 2018 Yorkshire Head on the 4th March are now open on BROE. Raced over 5000m in 2 divisions on the River Ouse from Rawcliffe Landing to Lendal Bridge, in the heart of York, this is your annual chance to race around the Clifton Bends in all boat classes. Entries open […]

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New Defibrillator Installed at YCRC
Cllr Jonny Crawshaw and John Sparrow unveiling the new AED.

Club members may have noticed the shiny yellow box outside the main boat bay doors – a new Automated External Defibrillator (AED) has been installed! The AED, whose purchase was funded by a generous grant from Micklegate Ward, will not only safeguard the rowers who boat from YCRC, but the rest of the York community, […]

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YCRC Juniors at BRIC 2017
BRIC 2017

On 9th Dec Astrid and Maximus travelled to the Velo Park and the Olympic park in London to compete at the British Indoor Rowing Championships together with over 2,100 other competitors. Maximus competed in the J13 category which meant 3 minute ergo race. He finished 12th out of 21, an amazing achievement in his first […]

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2017 Annual YCRC Awards

The 2017 Annual Dinner last weekend was an excellent way to reflect on the many achievements of all YCRC members over the past year, and to look forward to 2018 inspired to continue to build upon this success. The annual awards, selected by the squad captains, are an opportunity for the outstanding achievements and commitment […]

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Raise money for YCRC while you shop for Christmas

You can now shop and raise money for YCRC at the same time through EasyFundraising. Whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for York City Rowing Club.  There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, […]

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Volunteers of the Year 2017 – Kathy and Martin Pickard

Clubs across the country know that their operation and events are only possible through the commitment of an army of volunteers who give their time and expertise to ensure that others enjoy rowing. In recognition of the vital contributions made by our volunteers, the YCRC committee have established a  ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award, and […]

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Archbishop of York Names ‘Constantine The Great’
The Archbishop, the Emperor and Dad's Army.

York City Rowing Club’s purple, black and gold blazers lit up the Minster and three cheers rang out last Saturday morning (18th) as The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, named York City Rowing Club’s newest boat ‘Constantine the Great’ in front of the statue of the Emperor Constantine himself. […]

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