Belfast Rowing Club

The home of rowing in Belfast, with over 100 active members training on the sheltered waters of the River Lagan; competing across Ireland, the United Kingdom and abroad

Rowing The Lagan Since 1842

Tracing its history back to 1842, Belfast Rowing Club is one of Ireland’s largest open clubs with over 100 members. From its current location at Hay Island in South Belfast, the club has trained Irish National Champions, Henley winners and World Cup medalists.

Belfast Rowing Club is always interested to hear from experienced rowers. We also hold adult beginner “Learn To Row” events to fit, healthy people interested in starting a new sport.

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Junior “Try Rowing” Sessions 2021

We’re happy to announce our Junior “Try Rowing” taster sessions for 2021! We’re inviting boys or girls with birthdates in 2006, 2007 or 2008 to book their spots on our beginner sessions. These sessions are aimed at complete beginners interested in taking up a new sport, and are being held on the 9th and 16th…

COVID-19 Restrictions – 2/1/2021

In line with the latest restrictions from the NI Executive, and following advice gratefully received from Rowing Ireland Ulster Branch and SportNI, the club will remain closed for all activity until at least 6th February 2021. The current legislation includes an Executive review three weeks into this period, so there is a possibility the restrictions…

COVID-19 Restrictions – 29/10/2020

In line with the latest advice issued by SportNI and Rowing Ireland Ulster Branch today, the club will cease all crew boat activities until further notice. Single sculls and crew boats within households are still permitted, as is indoor training on an individual basis only. Only one person (plus a coach, where appropriate) will be…

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