Strathclyde Country Park Water Access - 9th July until 19th August
Posted: June 22, 2018
North Lanarkshire Council have advised that Glasgow 2018 will take possession of Strathclyde Country Park as part of the upcoming European Rowing and Triathlon Championships this summer.
This multi-sport event will take place across Scotland from the 2nd August until the 12th August and, due to the install and set up of the infrastructure required for both events, there will be no water access from Monday 9th July until Sunday 19th August.
If you have any queries regarding this please contact Douglas Holmes, North Lanarkshire Leisure Ltd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
British Masters Championships 2018
Posted: June 19, 2018
With the British Masters Championships being held for the first time in many years the weekend after Scottish Championships, four clubs from Scotland went to Holme Pierrepoint, Nottingham, to fight for some medals. The weekend saw 221 races being held across all age categories in both Championship and Non-Championship categories.
Read more: British Masters Championships 2018
Strathclyde Country Park Water Access - 11th June - 30th June
Posted: June 12, 2018
North Lanarkshire Council have advised that, from 11th June, they will be replacing the current rowing course at Strathclyde Country Park which may cause some water access restrictions due to periods of closure. They are hoping that this work will be complete no later than the end of June.
It has been recommended that anyone planning to come to the park to use the Loch should contact North Lanarkshire Council beforehand on 01698 402060 to check availability.
Scottish Rowing Centre - Gym Closure
Posted: 1 June, 2018
We regret to advise that, as of 31st May 2018, public access to the gym at the Scottish Rowing Centre will be closed.
We are currently in the process of putting new access arrangements in place to ensure that the centre continues to support the sport of rowing by providing access to the facilities through approved activities led by accredited coaches.
If coaches would like to apply for accreditation or receive further information on the accreditation process please contact the Scottish Rowing office at email@example.com.
Powell looking to National Schools’ after winning three golds with GB in Munich
Posted: 25 May, 2018
Aberdeen’s Robert Powell has high hopes for the ASRA team heading to the National Schools’ Regatta this weekend at Dorney Lake, Windsor. And he has every reason to be confident.
Read more: Powell looking to National Schools’ after winning three golds with GB in Munich
Aberdeen’s Robert Powell to compete for GB in Munich this week after ASRA pair finish third in GB Rowing Team Junior Regatta
Posted: May 3, 2018
Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association’s (ASRA) third place at the recent GB Rowing Team Junior Regatta in Nottingham set a new high water mark for the club.
Read more: Aberdeen’s Robert Powell to compete for GB in Munich this week after ASRA pair finish third in GB...
Meet Scottish Rowing President Martin Claxton
Posted: May 24, 2018
A rowing late starter, it was during an appointment in Bath serving as a Marine Engineer in the Royal Navy that Martin agreed to a request by a newly formed Naval rowing squad to help make up a four.
A year down the track he moved to Scotland where a friend and Loch Lomond Rowing Club member encouraged him along.
Read more: Meet Scottish Rowing President Martin Claxton
Edinburgh athletes part of strong Scottish cohort for World Cup 1
Posted: May 23, 2018
Eight Scots were announced in the team for next weekend’s first World Rowing Cup of 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia (1-3 June) - for three of the younger athletes named in the team of 54 there is a strong Edinburgh connection.
Read more: Edinburgh athletes part of strong Scottish cohort for World Cup 1
Commonwealth Beach Sprint Regatta- Poole 17th-18th August
Posted: May 4, 2018
The first ever Commonwealth Beach Sprints will be held at Sandbanks Beach, Poole in Dorset between the 17th and 18th August, 2018.
Racing will take place in men's and women's coastal singles and doubles as well as a mixed quad event. Racing starts on foot with a beach sprint of between 10m and 50m. Rowers will then enter the boat and slalom the boat around three buoys over a 250m course. They will then row straight back to the beach before exiting the boat and running across the finish line on the beach. You can see a video of the Pescara Beach Spints HERE.
Read more: Commonwealth Beach Sprint Regatta- Poole 17th-18th August
Stirling family effort secures Dee prize
Posted: April 18, 2018
The North East Regatta in Aberdeen on Saturday produced a shock result with the Championship of the Dee trophy being awarded to Stirling Rowing Club.
Read more: Stirling family effort secures Dee prize