Great Weekend at Nottingham for the Juniors

On Saturday, 21 young Lea athletes who had won selection trials, represented Eastern Region and took part in the Junior Inter-Regional Regatta. We had five boats in A finals with Jasper & Louis winning Gold in the J16 2x and Rachel, Molly, Elsa and Alice winning Silver in WJ16 4-. On Sunday, at the GB […]

2017 Spring Regatta

Lea Rowing Club is pleased to announce that its 2017 Spring Regatta will take place on Sunday 23 April 2017. 2017 Lea Spring Poster here

Great end to the Junior Head Season

It was a busy week for the Juniors…At the School’s Head on Thursday the WJ15VIII came a very respectable 5th out of 19 crews in their first outing on the Tideway, the WJ16 4, with three wins under their belt this year already, narrowly missed out on a fourth win by 0.6 sec and came […]

Lea Junior and GB Girl Flo Donald voted Haringey Young Athlete of the Year

Flo, 17 years old, receives the Young Athlete of the Year Award from Haringey Mayor Ali Gul Ozbek and Local Footballer Kevin Wimmer. Flo rowed for Great Britain in the summer winning a Gold, Silver and Bronze and has competed at the Youth Games for Haringey since she was 11 years old across a wide […]

Traversee de Paris

The Traversee de Paris is a 20 mile row along the Seine from Sevre round the Isle de Paris and back to Sevre. This year the Lea rowing club was represented by 10 women masters. We were the only British crew in this annual event. Organised by our very own Mary Finlay, who proved to […]

London Live

Opening of the Jimmy O’neil Boathouse – pictures from London Live:

Hackney Today : Raring to row at Lea

… here is an article on page 2 of Hackney Today (issue 387): Raring to row at Lea FIVE times Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave has opened a new £1million boathouse for rowers in the orough, in an event timed to coincide with the Paralympic Rowing Regatta in Rio. The sporting hero formally opened […]

Sir Steve Redgrave launches Lea Rowing Club boathouse

From the Hackney Citizen… Olympic legend ‘delighted’ that new facility supports junior rowers Five-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave has cut the ribbon at the new Lea Rowing Club boathouse. Read more here.

Sir Steve Redgrave: Community clubs vital for ‘widening the sport to more schools, getting them more involved’

From ITV.com: Sir Steve Redgrave has said that community rowing clubs are vital for “widening the sport to more schools, getting them more involved”. Read and see more here.

Olympic Legend Sir Steve Redgrave opens Lea Rowing Club boathouse

From the Guardian (Waltham Forest, Chingford, Wanstead & Woodford) FIVE-TIME Olympic gold medalist Sir Steve Redgrave officially opened the new Lea Rowing Club boathouse in East London on Saturday with the ceremony coinciding with the Paralympic Rowing Regatta at Rio 2016….. Read more here.