Rowing Experience Events

From a relatively relaxing paddle on the river to a fiercely competitive day of games culminating in an Oarsome Regatta with medal ceremony, our events are designed to meet your needs.

Wellbeing Workshops

Always Oarsome is not just about rowing on the water (although this is the best bit), but we also take the lessons we’ve learnt on the water to deliver workshops which can be delivered elsewhere.

We also offer a range of wellbeing focused workshops which can be delivered to your teams at your own premises. For these events, we take the lessons from rowing which can be applied to everyone in every day situation to help massively improve wellbeing and resilience for the workplace and for life!

Rowing – what a weird and confusing language!

                                                                             Part One - red and green So how often do you hear this in sport? “I was last over the finish line but I still won!” Well this is exactly what happened to me on Saturday at Warrington Regatta....

 Wham! (‘I’m your man’)

Just watching a bit of TOTP from 1985 - to the youngsters out there that’s Top of the Pops - a British music chart tv programme produced by the BBC and I do believe it was broadcast on a Thursday evening around 7.30pm? It was akin to ’Sounds Like Friday Night’...

Steady. Consistent. Synchronicity. Teamwork.

This weekend at rowing training, we did twice our usual distance on each day, and just rowed, steady state, no fancy bits, no drills. Just rowed. Together. Steady. Consistent. Powerful. No stopping. Here is a quick video that our coach took of us square blading. (This...

When Always Oarsome met Rowing The World!

Last week Gill and I had the absolute pleasure to meet Ruth Marr from Rowing the World. (Check out their website - it's OARSOME!) Ruth was visiting the UK to check out some new destinations for her amazing rowing tours. It's always fab to meet people who are just as...

Challenge NRC

26th September 1984 111 fresh faced 18 - 21 year olds, with a couple of mature students thrown in, arrive at North Riding College (NRC) in Scarborough to enrol on a Batchelor of Education Degree course with Honours. I was very excited to be moving away from home - it...

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We run regular half day rowing experince days and full day rowing bootcamps for individuals. You can find more information on our open days here…