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Our rowing club

    The UEL Boat Club (UELBC) is constantly growing and strives to recruit new members each academic year. The club provides opportunities for all members whether you are a complete beginner, novice, intermediate or high-performance rower. With the club’s successful ‘Learn 2 Row’ programme you are sure to receive professional and tailored training regimes based on each squad’s ability. 
    UELBC compete and excel in BUCS across a variety of competitions throughout each academic year including; Indoor Championships, Small Boats Head, 4’s & 8’s Head and the Regatta. The continued success and progression of the club was awardedby winning the 2017-18 Most Improved Club and the 2018-19 Club of the Year at the annual Sports Awards. 
    If you’re not a power rower, the club is always looking for people to cox, blog, write race reports and join the committee.



    The Rowing Club train almost daily at a variety of times and places. For all training times please email

    The access to facilities and training you receive as a UELBC member are second to none. The club trains at a variety of times throughout the week, both on the water and dry land. The boats are stored at the local London Watersports Centre where training takes place almost daily. It also offers spectacular views of Canary Wharf and the city of London while you’re out on the water. You will also have access to the indoor rowing water tank. 

    In addition to this, UELBC trains at SportsDock for weekly circuit training, strength & conditioning and indoor rowing sessions.

    Training & Facilities

    Joining UELBC has a number of benefits such as: 

    - Expertise and professional coaching. 
    - Comprehensive training schedules that will suit your ability. 
    - High level facilities that provide an excellent learning environment. 
    - Strength & Conditioning, indoor rowing tank sessions and indoor rower sessions. 
    - Opportunities to represent UEL in domestic and international competitions. 
    - Official UELBC kit. 
    - Meeting new people and making long lasting friendships.


    Join this club

    To sign up to this club, as well as many other sports clubs, please register your interest via the link below.

    We welcome players of all levels, so why not give it a try.

    UEL has supported me as a student and an athlete. The flexible elite athlete study policy allows me, as a sports scholar, to compete and train at the highest level whilst ensuring I have the flexibility to earn a degree.
    Adam Gemili , Elite scholar
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    High Performance Support

    To apply for High Performance Support please register your interest here.