Chester le Street Rowing Club - Back The Boat
We did it
On 4th June 2018 we successfully raised £380 with 14 supporters in 56 days

To replace a very old rowing boat which needs to be retired after 1000's of miles training and competition rowing

by Bob Young (Chairman, Chester Le Street Amateur Rowing Club) in Chester Le Street, Durham, England

Chester Le Street Amateur Rowing Club has a diverse membership spanning social backgrounds, age, gender and ability and we would like to see this grow.  Our aim is to reach out, through community events in Chester-le-Street and the surrounding areas, to encourage more people to take up rowing. 

To do this we need to have sufficient facilities and need to replace a very old rowing boat which is worn out after many years of use.  The club is run entirely by volunteers and we rely on fundraising activities & donations. Please support our rowing club to raise the funds needed to replace this boat.

Over many years our club has been a magnet for local youngsters. Rowing is a great fitness builder, increasing both strength, stamina, and coordination. In addition, it is a great way for our junior rowers to build their team and leadership skills. Rowing is a team sport which encourages children to participate and learn valuable skills which they will take into adulthood.

We are well thought of by British Rowing as a lead club for junior development with some juniors competing at GB level.

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