Fund Raising

Funds raised from one off events and hiring out the club bar go toward a defined project ranging from purchasing new equipment to boathouse improvements.  Project suggestions are welcome from all club members with the club committee voting on the current goal.

Project Progress

£815 of £3,600 22%

Current Project

The current project is a full refurbishment of club boats Harry Wykes and David Ladds both in heavy use by all squads especially the juniors.

Harry Wykes refurb  = £1,850

David Ladds refurb = £1,750

Project total = £3,600

Future Projects

Any club member can propose a future fundraising project:

  • A new club kitchen to replace the current kitchen which has been in place for over 20 years.
  • A set of new sculling blades to support growing squads
  • A new racing quality junior\women’s weight single
  • A new racing quality junior\women’s weight quad

Previous Projects

  • June 2019 – Raised £2,500 to refurbish City Challenge
  • December 2018 – Raised £3,000 to purchase a new Ave club single as a like for like replacement for Nigel Ramsden named after one of the club’s Life Members.
  • September 2017 – The Recreational Squad raised £1,946.20 for the purchase of the ‘J’ set of sculling blades for exclusive use by the Junior Squad by rowing the 50km Boston Marathon


A donation to the club can be made via the Leicester Rowing Club MyDonate page which allows us to claim back 25p per £1 thanks to GiftAid