• Warrington Youth Rowing - General View

View from the Coach

October 30th, 2020|0 Comments

We stopped operating on 17th March and sadly, there was no Youth Rowing activity until Sir Thomas Boteler braved the sunshine on the 21st of September. The shadow that Covid-19 cast will be remembered for [...]

  • Sir Steve Redgrave

A message from Sir Steve!

October 21st, 2020|0 Comments

What a wonderful message of encouragement and motivation from Sir Steve Redgrave CBE - winner of five consecutive Olympic Gold Medals, not to mention the three Commonwealth and nine World Rowing Championship Gold Medals! [...]

View from the Coach

September 18th, 2020|0 Comments

We stopped operating on 17th March and sadly, there has been no activity since then. The shadow that the dreadful Covid-19 has cast will be remembered for decades to come. Dark days in spring and [...]

  • British Rowing nomination 2020

British Rowing Award Nomination

March 11th, 2020|0 Comments

We are incredibly excited and proud to have been shortlisted in The British Rowing Awards for the Rowing Project of the Year category. Thanks to everyone who makes our programme one worthy of being shortlisted, [...]

  • Richard-Ben-Richard

We’re off to Northwich!

March 9th, 2020|0 Comments

September 2016 saw the first school take part in the Warrington Youth Rowing programme. Three years later, we took our life changing initiative to Liverpool and launched Mersey Youth Rowing to great success. We [...]

  • NJIRC 2020

NJIRC 2020

March 4th, 2020|0 Comments

7am. Friday 28th February 2020. 16 adults. 26 children. It must be NJIRC Day! Yes last Friday saw pupils from both Warrington Youth Rowing and Mersey Youth Rowing head off on the train to [...]

View from the Launch – December 2019

December 9th, 2019|0 Comments

The Christmas Holiday is on the near horizon and it has been another eventful half term.  The Warrington Schools have settled into the winter routine, which sadly means that the gym at WRC is being [...]

  • Regatta

View from the Gym – March 2019

March 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Sadly we are still in the gym for the majority of our sessions. We had a brief respite when the summer visited February but it soon ran off, thinking better of its daring show. [...]

  • WYR-Regatta 2018

View from the Gym – Feb 2019

February 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

The New Year has seen us working in the gym at Warrington Rowing Club for two reasons. Firstly it’s been very cold and secondly it has been an opportunity for the rowers to prepare for [...]

View from the Launch – 14 December 2018

December 9th, 2018|0 Comments

This will be the last View From The Launch of 2018. Where has that year gone? It’s been a big year for WYR. We have done lots of things, hopefully all for the benefit of [...]

View from the Launch – 23rd Nov 2018

November 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

This two-week block has been notable for the continued emergence of the wonderful Warrington Youth Rowing kit. I know some schools are still getting orders together but I would think that by next term all [...]

View from the Launch – 9th November 2018

November 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Half term is now a distant memory and the long slog towards Christmas is well under way. Eight weeks for most schools does feel like a long time, even for an old campaigner like me, [...]

View from the Launch – 19th October 2018

October 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Half term is upon us and our students are now well and truly into the swing of things. All 8 schools are up and rowing or should I be politically correct and say sculling. The [...]

View from the Launch – 5th October 2018

October 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Well the new year is now under way and this is our review of the first couple of weeks. Sadly this report will no longer be weekly as the responsibility now falls on my shoulders [...]

View from the Launch – September 2018

September 15th, 2018|0 Comments

View From The Launch   September 2018   A new year beckons and lots of new opportunities present themselves. Lets hope we can build on the huge success of the last two years.   First [...]