Northumbria University Boat Club (Rowing Team) are a friendly and sociable club, open to both seasoned rowers and new members who want to try their hand at a new sport or simply want to keep fit in great company. The team row out of Tyne Amateur Rowing Club in Newburn, approximately 30 minute bus ride or 15 minute drive. We have a lot of fun along the way working and playing hard. 

We have thriving novice and intermediate squads who compete accross the UK, all year round, as well as a recreational squad for those who enjoy non competitive rowing. Our social calender provides a chance for all the club members to get to know eac hother off the water. 

Our vision is to provide Northumbria University students with an inclusive rowing club that is supportive of all skills and abilities which fosters physical fitness, mental resillience and social well-being. We are fully inclusive, we welcome those who have not had the oppertunitiy to try the sport. We value and support; active rowing competition, promotion of the sport and competitive performance of our club members; broad based memberships and participation in the sport at all levels and ability. Our aim is to have fun, be super fit, be a great team and win medals.


Club Costs: 

"TRAIN" 23/24 Membership - £175  *Memberships will be reduced to £87.50 for semester 2* (Available from January 2024) Please contact the Club President to find out if any spaces are available in the club.


Training Times & Venues

Venue: Tyne Amateur Rowing 

Wednesday: 14:00 - 16:00 

Sunday: 11:00 - 14:00 


All club training has now ceased for 2023/24. Students enquire about joining the club in 2024/25 season by contacting the Club Committee via email or instagram.

Details of the 2024/25 club membership will appear here over the summer.

Key Contacts

Club President:  Sam Pogmore

Club Captain (Mens): Ollie Tompkins

Club Captain (Womens): Anna Carnell

Instagram: @northumbriaubc 


The Rowing club is supported by one of Northumbria Sport's dedicated Club Development Officers.