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Leander Members always receive a warm welcome

Our world-wide membership of 3,600 includes our Patron, HM Queen Elizabeth II and Honorary Members such as Sir Steve Redgrave CBE and Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE

Full Members include distinguished past and present rowers and coaches. Also included are many who have given outstanding services to rowing over many years. We also have membership categories for social and non-rowing members

All enjoy the daily hospitality of the clubhouse, members’ privileges, exclusive access at Henley Royal Regatta, as well as special offers and events throughout the year

Benefits of full membership

Full Membership

Full Members include distinguished past and present rowers and coaches together with the world-class athletes who comprise our active rowing squad. The fundamental requirements for Full Membership are “Good fellowship and excellence in the rowing, sculling, coxing or coaching of high performance in fine racing boats.” The Leander Club Committee assesses each candidate on their rowing merit. Only Full Members are permitted to wear the Club blazer buttons and the coveted Leander ‘Pink’ livery such as the tie or pashmina, cap, scarf and socks

The Committee can also admit Full Members based on their services to rowing. It is recognised that many people have given wonderful service for very many years to our sport at club, school and student level. Over the years we have regularly elected members from all over the country – and from all over the world – because of their commitment and devotion to the sport in their area and not for their particular rowing prowess

Candidates must complete a Full Membership application form supported by a proposer and seconder who must themselves both be existing Full Members

Overseas Membership

A number of our distinguished Full Members live overseas and benefit from reduced subscriptions

Full subscriptions, however, apply to overseas members visiting the club at Henley Royal Regatta

Club Membership

Club Members enjoy many of the same privileges as Full Members. Many may not have rowed but they wish to support the rowing programme and enjoy the Club’s hospitality. They are entitled to wear the Club’s ‘hippo’ livery

Each candidate is assessed individually on their merits.  If you’d like to apply, you will need a proposer and seconder, one of whom must be a Full Member

Row for Leander (Squad Member)

Do you think you have what it takes to compete at the highest level?

If you are 16 years or over, talk to us about joining a high performance, foundation programme or coxing

We offer talented British rowers the best facilities and the best support, to help you achieve your potential

Other Memberships

Spouse Membership

Any Member can apply for a Spouse Membership, without requiring election. The spouse can use the Club facilities, car park when visiting the Club, and entertain guests without the Member being present, or incurring room hire charges

2019 Subscriptions

The annual subscription applies from January each year and is notified to members in the preceeding Newsletter.

Full and Club Membership

The 2019 fee is £330 plus the GB Rowing levy (£7.50).

Full Members under the age of 30, pay an annual fee of £100 plus the GB Rowing levy but no joining fee

A joining fee equal to one year’s subscription for that category is applied but is waived for Full Members under 30.

Spouse Membership

50% of the Membership fee and no joining fee applies.

Overseas Membership

50% of the Membership fee. The full joining fee and GB rowing levy is applied.

Pink Hippo Club

Pink Hippo Club members make a real difference to our rowing programme

To join the Pink Hippo Club, simply buy one or more tickets, each of which enters you into two prize draws every year

  • First prize: £300
  • Second prize: £200
  • Third prize: £100

There is an annual subscription of £12 per ticket and you can buy up to 20 tickets a year. Thank you for your continued support

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