About RRC

History & Club Information


The Club was founded in 1894 on land purchased from the Marquis of Cholmondeley. The Clubhouse and boathouses are situated on Cholmondeley Road, Clifton, Runcorn, WA7 4XT adjacent to Rocksavage Power Station. Rowing is on the River Weaver Navigation, the best stretch of rowing water in the North-West. The Club is affiliated to British Rowing (the sport’s governing body) and operates under British Rowing rules. The Club has a number of boats from singles to eights to suit all ages and weights.


Half of the members are juniors or students - a small number of dedicated rowers have expanded the Club in the past five years. About 30 senior members are active as coaches, committee members or helpers. Water based training sessions are held on Saturday and Sunday mornings all year. On lighter nights: Tuesdays and Thursdays Novices and new joiners Sunday mornings only. Adults on Wednesday evenings The Club is heavily involved in 'Project Oarsome' British Rowing's development strategy for young rowers. Details can be found here.


A full list of club & private boats can be found here.

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