University of Leeds Boat Club

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University of Leeds Boat Club (UOLBC) has been at the forefront of sport at the University of Leeds for 100 years. It is the biggest mixed gender sporting club in the University, with over 200 members this academic year. Recent competitive successes have been a result of the enthusiasm and commitment of all of its members.


No matter what your experience level or ability, the boat club caters for your needs. All are welcome; from beginners who are just taking up rowing, to seasoned rowers wanting to continue rowing competitively at the highest standard available to Universities. We don’t cut anyone from our squads, just offer opportunities to row at different levels.


UOLBC competes at BUCS and British Rowing affiliated races and at events from small heads and regattas such as Durham and York to the pinnacle of the rowing season; Henley Women’s and Henley Royal Regatta.


We row at Thwaite Lane in South Leeds, a new £1 million boathouse opened in September 2014 in collaboration with Leeds Rowing Club, British Rowing, Sport England and WREN. The new facility will allow us to offer an even better rowing experience to our members, and we look forward to future successes as a result.

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Latest News

York Small Boats Race Report

Well done to all of our crews who participated yesterday in York Small Boats Head. A special mention goes to Amy Longbottom, Iona Tompkins and Natasha Merricks for their spectacular coxing in their first race, despite starting to train less than 2 months ago, super work     Always a thank…

Joining 2018

Pre-Season Pre-Season training for anyone that has rowed before Monday 17th-Friday 21st. If you’d like to attend contact our Head of Rowing for more info, we can even arrange accomodation if your’s isnt ready yet. A great chance to get to know the club and it’s members. If you cant…

Peterborough Spring Regatta 2018

A big well done to all the rowers at Peterborough Regatta. This weekend was a tough one, coming just after the exam period and with a change in the British Rowing System, but we’re very proud of our crews for pulling through with some great times and results. Despite a…

BUCS Regatta 2018

On the 5th of May, 7 Senior and 8 Novice Crews headed to Holme Pierrepont, in Nottingham, for a weekend of racing at BUCS Regatta.  The Weekend started with the Senior Men’s 8 finishing 6th in the C final, and then Matt Brigham getting out the Eight to go on…

Yorkshire Indoor Rowing Champs

The University of Leeds Boat Club are proud to present the Yorkshire Indoor Rowing Championships. Part of the BUCS University Indoor Rowing Series, but open to competitors from across the country, it is set to be a day of close and competitive racing.   RESULTS   University boat clubs may…


Welcome to the University of Leeds Boat Club! Whether your an experienced rower or want to try the sport come and find us at The Edge sports centre on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th of September for more details about signing up. You can even trial to be in either…

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