Grosvenor RC, Chester
Region: North West
Boathouse address: The Groves, Chester, CH1 1SD
Boat code: GRO
Description: We welcome new members from serious athlete to novices (and offer accredited Learn to Row courses for complete beginners – contact Chris on 07970 950 704). Our facilities are good – 10km+ stretch of uninterrupted water, a boathouse recently refurbished to house a new gym/land training facility and our own caterer providing cooked breakfasts and evening meals. Senior successes include medals at World Championships, Henley Women's Regatta, National Championships and the National Indoor Championships. The senior women are consistently in the top three provincial clubs at Women's Eights Head of the River Race, while the mens squad has reached semi-finals at Henley Royal Regatta and achieved 14th place at Head of the River. Athletes have been selected for GB, English and Welsh national squads. The Masters squad is strong too, with medals awarded at the World Masters, Masters Henley and more recently a finish position of 3rd at Veteran’s Head of the River race. Grosvenor has offered adaptive rowing since 2013 and also cater for leisure rowers. We are an Explore rowing accredited club. Grosvenor is a friendly and sociable club and very happy to accommodate training camps for visiting clubs.