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With an outstanding history of rowing success, Oxford Brookes University Boat Club’s High Performance Programme is recognised and supported by the GB Rowing Team and funded through the National Lottery.
Oxford Brookes University Boat Club has a track record of coaching rowers to challenge for a place in the GB Rowing national team, and is committed to British Rowing’s World Class Performance Strategy.
The Oxford Brookes University Boat Club has a boathouse at Cholsey, near Wallingford, and a land-based indoor rowing facility at Brookes Sport Headington.
The boathouse built in 2013 features land-based training areas, extra boat storage and large changing rooms for the growing elite crews. It sits on a 10 km stretch of the River Thames that is classed as one of the best non-tidal stretches of water in the country. Brookes has one of the finest rowing hull fleets in Europe, consisting of Olympic-standard racing shells for every boat type – men and women, heavyweight and lightweight, sweep or sculling.
Packed with over 30 indoor rowing machines, 20 static bikes and a fully kitted strength and conditioning facility, the indoor rowing centre provides day long access for our rowing club to train.
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If you would like to compete for Brookes or train with the club then the best time to sign up is at our annual Sports Fair held on the Wednesday of arrivals weekend in Semester 1. If you can't make the Sports Fair then please email email@example.com
Many sports are are included in our Brookes Active 'get into...' programme providing a low cost way to try a new sport or activity.
Each year we offer a number of sports scholarships with the support of Santander to students who show, or have shown, outstanding talent in their chosen sport.
Membership of a club includes allocated training and competition. To make full use of the facilities Brookes has to offer consider taking out a monthly or pay as you go membership with Brookes Sport »