Four Men in a Boat

It was birthday cake all round as four men from York City Rowing Club celebrated their birthdays. Stuart Gill (85), Dick Gradley (85), Philip Stubley (77), and John Sparrow (70) did what they love doing most – sculling on the River Ouse. STUART GILL was born into rowing. He started coxing aged 14, and sculling […]

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Junior Squad Success

 Junior Squad Success        GB Junior time trials We had two members of the junior squad attending the GB time trials in Boston in February; Lu Edmunds had a phenomenal trial, coming 5th overall.  As a result, Lu has been invited to the Junior Spring Assessments at the end of March.  Charlie MacMahon also […]

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The Head Season is in full swing!

The Head Season is in full swing! York City can be seen around the country this month as our head season races are coming thick and fast! All sections of the club have recently competed at Head of the Tyne United New Year’s Head (Newcastle), South Yorkshire Head (Doncaster), and Head of the Trent (Nottingham) […]

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One year on from the floods

One year on from the floods and we can’t believe our luck! Plenty of crews taking to the water to take advantage of the near perfect conditions we’re having in York at the moment despite the cold temperature. Take a look at our Webcam to see the river for yourself. What a different in the pictures […]

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Winter Rowing

With temperatures dropping and a definite chill hanging in the air, it’s the perfect time to remind our members and other river users to take care when out on the water. While the foggy mornings and fantastic sun rises are sensational experiences; it’s important we stay aware. Top Tips Sensible clothing is a must; multiple […]

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Annamarie Phelps drops by

British Rowing Chairman Annamarie Phelps swung by the clubhouse last weekend on her way to collect an honorary degree from the University of York. The University of York grants the honorary degree of Doctor of the University honoris causa on individuals who have made outstanding contributions to society. Other recipients included: BAFTA-winning screenwriter, executive producer […]

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Learn to row 2016

Our 2016 learn to row taster sessions will take place in July and August. We expect a very strong “Olympic effect” and will be running taster sessions first, with options for learn to row after this. At the moment, we are not able to provide exact dates and times, and are not maintaining a list […]

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