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With 123 Olympic and 3 Paralympic medals to its credit, Leander Club is the most successful rowing club in the world. Find out how you can row for Leander, our facilities, what the athletes have to say and more…

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Leander Club has around 3,600 Full and Club members from the UK and around the world. Members enjoy a full calendar of events, services and privileges throughout the year, including Henley Royal Regatta…

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Companies engage with Leander Club through commercial partnerships, hospitality at Henley Royal Regatta and other events, teambuilding experiences, meetings, conferences and more…

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Not A Member?

You don’t have to be a member to enjoy some of the services which the Club has to offer. As a non-member you can enjoy Club accommodation including 4* bedrooms and excellent facilities, as well as a range of social events…

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To be effective, teams must ‘pull together as one’ with shared goals and a reliance on one another. It is the same for rowing as it is in business and a rowing experience at Leander Club emphasises these skills…

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Corporate Hospitality

Leander Club delivers unique corporate hospitality experiences. At Henley Royal Regatta and other events throughout the year, guests enjoy meeting the athletes and sharing their international rowing journey…

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Meetings and Conferences

Overlooking the Thames at Henley and surrounded by rowing memorabilia which goes back nearly 200 years, Leander Club is an inspiring venue for meetings and smaller conferences…

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Accommodation and Private Events

Eleven AA 4* rowing-themed bedrooms provide inspiring accommodation for a business or social visit.  Flexible banqueting space, friendly service and excellent food make the Club a popular venue for a range of social events…

Annual Rowing Dinner

Saturday 12 November 2016

Our traditional clubhouse dinner offers the chance for everyone to celebrate the season’s successes, including Henley Royal Regatta and other events on the the domestic regatta circuit. Our guest speaker will be Lord Colin Moynihan, who moved on from an eminently successful coxing career to become Minister of Sport and Chairman of the British Olympic Association.

Bookings are invited from Members and their guests, who should contact Laura Andrew, for tickets at £59 per head or contact the Leander Club main office on 01491 575782


Founded in 1818, Leander Club aims to continue to be the leading provider of rowing athletes for Team GB and to remain the world’s most successful rowing club.

As the club approaches its bicentenary in 2018, Leander is shining a light on its high performance athletes, its history and its plans for the future.

Each year has a different focus. In 2016, Leander’s Row2Rio campaign focused on the club’s current GB athletes – 12 of whom won medals at the Olympics and 2 at the Paralympics.

In 2017, some of Leander’s athletes will row 1000 km down the Kafui River in Zambia.

In 2018 Leander will commemorate and celebrate its bicentenary with the club’s Patron, Her Majesty the Queen.



Leander Club is home to champions past, present and future. Our Members have won more Olympic medals than any other single-sport Club in the world.

Our young high-potential oarsmen and women enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and world class coaching. Do you have what it takes?


Leander Club Membership brings many benefits. Members enjoy Clubhouse hospitality seven days a week.

The Clubhouse also provides a privileged base for Henley Royal Regatta and there is an active program of Club and campaign events throughout the year.

You don’t have to be a rower to apply to join us as a Club Member.



Commercial partners engage with Leander Club and our International and Academy athletes for brand and relationship-building purposes.

As our story to 2018 and Leander’s Bicentenary unfolds, partners and other corporate clients are enjoying opportunities to entertain customers at Henley Royal Regatta and campaign events, or to row with our athletes.

This year, these events are enabling clients to meet our international athletes and share their Olympic stories. Meanwhile, our Academy athletes provide inspiring teambuilding experiences, whilst their sights are set on Tokyo in 2020.

But Leander is more than just a rowing club. In addition, the club has excellent facilities for formal meetings, seminars and workshops as well as 11 comfortable 4* rowing-themed bedrooms. Where better to inspire your delegates than at the world’s most successful single Olympic sports club!


The extraordinary success of Team GB at the Olympic Games in Rio has placed them at the top of the rowing medal table. Twelve Leander athletes won medals (out of GB’s total of 26) to swell the Club’s tally of Olympic medals from 111 in 2012 to an amazing 123.

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Visit the Pink Hippo shop for Leander branded clothing, sportswear, accessories and gifts.

Leander shop opening hours: 9.00 – 17.00 (Monday – Friday).

Online orders are normally despatched within 48 hours.

Visit our online shop now

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Leander delivers rowing athletes for Team GB.  Twelve Leander athletes won medals in Rio (out of GB’s total of 26), retaining GB’s position at the top of the rowing medal table and bringing Leander’s total Olympic medal tally to 123.

The Club’s successes at both GB and Academy levels, together with various ongoing campaign events, deliver news stories throughout the year.

Please watch this space for the latest news and contact the Press Office for further information.

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British Senior Championships 2016

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Wingfield Sculls 2016

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