Milton Keynes Rowing Club

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Welcome to Milton Keynes Rowing Club

Milton Keynes Rowing Club (MKRC) is based at Caldecotte Lake on the south side of the city, at the Water Sports Centre on Monellan Grove (map at the bottom of this page). We share access to the lake (which gives us around a 1 kilometre straight run) and a clubhouse with the Milton Keynes Sailing and Canoe Clubs.

We have an active Summer and Winter Programme of races, events and training schedules, weekends and mid-week, as well as social functions. This covers both water training (both rowing and sculling) and land based training (circuits and rowing machines).

Membership is varied and we encourage all levels of rowing and sculling ability, from experienced rowers to complete newcomers to the sport (for whom we run Learn to Row courses). We welcome people of all ages and abilities, from complete beginners through to experienced, competitive rowers. We also welcome supporters who perhaps may wish to take their sport a little less seriously or just help with the club's activities and have now introduced a Recreational Rowing squad.

So if you want to try out a new sport or rediscover the enjoyment of rowing and sculling, just come on down to the club during one of the training sessions where you will receive a friendly welcome or contact us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you do intend dropping in, please check our race schedule first, to make sure we will be there!

To find out more about the club, please do browse the site - to find directions to the club, please see the map at the bottom of the page

2016 Regatta

Entries for our first Open Regatta are now open on British Rowing Online Entries (BROE) and will close on Friday 2nd September at 10:00 p.m., with the draw being made on Saturday 3rd September.

Please note that there is limited trailer parking at MKRC and as such the Regatta Committee reserves the right to close entries early if the maximum number of visiting clubs/trailers is perceived to have been reached. In this situation preference will be given to clubs with fully paid entries!

You can find more details on the Regatta page

Rock Up and Row!

Rock Up and Row posterMilton Keynes Rowing Club are pleased to be hosting a "Rock Up and Row" day on Saturday August 27th.

Held in conjunction with "I am Team GB", this will provide you with the opportunity to catch the Olympic fever and get out and feel what it is like to row. The event will run between 11.30 and 2pm - to register your interest in taking part please complete the form on the JOIN IN website

World Masters GOLD for MKRC

Our first ever entry into the World Masters Regatta saw some excellent performances by the club, culminating in a magnificent World Masters GOLD from Karen and Paula in the Women's Masters E pair. Raced over four days at Hazewinkel in Belgium, this pitted our crews against those from all around the world (Karen and Paula beating crews from Australia, USA and Hungary as well as another British boat).
MKRC World Masters Winning pair

Where we train

To see where we train, please watch this stunning video, taken by our Chair's husband, Barry Rivett, on a normal training day at the club

2015 Regatta

There's also another brilliant video, taken at last year's MKRC Regatta

Club Sponsors and Supporters

We'd like to thank the following companies and organisations for their support to the club, helping us grow and establish ourselves. If you'd like to join them, please see the Sponsorship page

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