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The 2017/18 season is looking to be one of the club's most exciting in our 50 year history. We are one of the largest, most successful and established clubs at the University, regularly besting our Lancastrian rivals in Europe's largest inter-university competition 'Roses'. We have a proven track record of being able to produce GB standard rowers from complete beginners during their time at the club. Our alumni have gone on to win Henley Royal Regatta and represent Great Britain at the Olympics. 

We are also proud of our full-time performance coach who oversees the training of all of our squads, and who has already propelled us up the rowing hierarchy. We're expecting even bigger and better things this year. We are also a British Rowing Start Centre, meaning we are training up the next batch of British Olympians. That could be you! 

The club is not just about performance though and has the largest active member base of any club at the university for a reason. Each member of the club is just as important as the other, our collectively supportive ethos is the basis of the club. Most of our members compete at novice or intermediate levels at local, regional and national races allowing everyone the chance for success. The club comes together to host our annual race, the White Rose Head each year with over 100 crews taking part.

We're a very social club, holding weekly and often bi-weekly socials, and the Boat Club socials are famous for their excellence. Whether we're dressing up in Togas, as our favourite animal, or decked out in Neon, you can't miss us in Salvo on Wednesday nights. 

We have the fortune of being able to row on over 24km of the River Ouse and through the beautiful city of York. Our Boat House is located just 10 minutes from campus and whether you want to try the sport for the first time, or have eyes on competing internationally, we have the facilities for you. 

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This club is a Gold tier sports club.

You must have already purchased at least a Gold tier membership. If you have a Black tier membership you can also join.

You can purchase a Gold tier membership here


The club has the following memberships available online.

The club does not have any memberships available to purchase online. Please contact the club directly to find out ways of getting involved.

Joining student groups will be available again from September 2018.