This September, Rowing Ireland’s Women in Sport and Get Going Get Rowing are launching Women on the Water. This programme aims to introduce adult women from across the country, to rowing at a recreational level.

River and Coastal clubs are providing an 8-week programme to female adult beginners. The programme is one session per week with a trained instructor.

The programme includes use of the rowing machine, progressing to on the water, introducing drills and exercises that will get you comfortable with the rowing stroke.

This programme is for adult females looking to start the sport recreationally. Participants must be over 18, but no one is too old to start! The following clubs are running the programme at the dates as follows:

ClubStart DateDisciplineSign up
Castleconnell BC, LimerickSunday, 19th September, 3pm River Sold out
Loughros Point RC, DonegalSaturday, 11th September, 10amOffshore, CoastalSign up here
Castletownbere RC, CorkSunday, 12th September, 11amOffshore, CoastalSold out
Limerick BC, Limerick CitySaturday, 2nd October, 2.30pmRiverSold out
Cork BC, Blackrock, Cork Saturday, 2nd October, 1-4pmRiverSold out

If you would like to find out more about Women on the Water before signing up and contact