Our group courses are running through spring and summer.  If you are interested, please get in touch via the email address below

Learn to Row (or ‘Explore Rowing’, L2R/Learn 2 Row) takes place on Friday evenings (subject to numbers and coach availability), Saturday and Sunday mornings

Our volunteer coaching team endeavour to make your rowing experience both instructive, fun and engaging with the help and support of members of the club.

Recreational boats will be used which are more stable and are designed to ensure that you learn the correct rowing technique, before you move into the finer racing shells.

The outcomes of the Learn to Row are:
• A working knowledge of the sport, both on the water and off
• An understanding of safe rowing procedures
• An understanding of the basic rowing technique
• The ability to row and or scull with others (and on your own!)
• Knowledge of Ross Rowing Club
• Temporary membership of the Club and progression to a rowing squad, if desired
• A great time and lots of fun, we even practice capsizing !

WNov 4X+ Capsize 17.4.16

(Pictured: Women’s Novice Coxed Quad with Justyna, Nikki W, Nikki K & Nadine, the cox, Meghan was in the coaching boat) >> UPDATE – ALL THESE SCULLERS WON EVENTS, ONLY 1 YEAR AFTER FIRST JOINING.


The cost is £90 for the course and your fees will also provide you with club Membership,, Coaching, and 12mth Silver membership of the British Rowing Association.
If you already have a friend at the club, and just fancy a taster session one weekend morning, then get in touch and we’ll make it happen.


There is no criteria regarding age, gender or ability other than you should be 18, and able to climb up and down steps helping to carry a boat! (If you have a medical condition you should firstly obtain your doctors advice) and not be afraid of water (ie be able to tread water and swim for 50m in light clothing)

The courses will last for 12 sessions and then, if you have enjoyed the course, you can join the club and the development section, developing further skills including how to cox.

For further details contact: discoverrowing@rossrowingclub.co.uk

    Please note, if you have previously requested a place on course and not had a response in last 2 months please complete this form again.