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’

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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Archbishop of York to Name ‘Constantine The Great’

We are delighted to announce that The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, will name our newest boat ‘Constantine the Great’ in a ceremony to be held outside York Minster, and in front of the statue of the Emperor Constantine himself, on Saturday 18th November at 10.15am. Constantine, an heavyweight […]

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Pairs Head 2017

A flotilla of YCRC 2-person crews headed to London this weekend for the annual Pairs Head, with a host of different 2xs from across the squads (J18, WJ18, MixMasB/C and WMas D/E) as well as an intrepid 2- from our senior men. Conditions were fair for the racers, and the race passed without incident – […]

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YCRC at the 32nd Traversée de Paris

Allez les Anglaises!! Two YCRC crews crossed the channel this year to complete the Traversée de Paris: 28km from the far west of Paris to the centre, round the Isle de la Cité, and back again. Joining 250 other boats, this was the third time our ladies had made the trip to the event which […]

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York 50+ Rowing Taster Session

As part of the 2017 York 50+ Festival, on 5th October YCRC held a special rowing taster session for those looking for a new way to keep active and meet new people. Participants toured out boathouse, and were put through their paces on the ergs before taking to the water in Shambles for an introduction […]

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