Peterborough City Rowing Club

Sports category:

Endurance Sports


The Rowing Club offers Rowing and Gym training facilities for Disabled athletes and currently has in its membership adaptive rowers (missing a limb), blind, deaf, learning difficulties and adults recovering from illness e.g. stroke.

Join our club to enjoy rowing out on the water and/or specialised training in the gym. We have Gym equipment which will be specifically geared to assist disabled athletes, e.g. a Concept 2 Skierg can be used by those who are not able to use conventional rowing machines as they have legs or other limbs missing. A skierg builds up upper body muscle and endurance.

Club features

Impairment types:
Hearing impairment
Learning impairment
Physical impairment
Visual impairment
Staff experience:
We have a lot of experience working with disabled people
Activity format:
Team based
Availiable sessions:
Mixed gender
Children & youth sessions


Peterborough City Rowing Club
Thorpe Meadows
United Kingdom

Telephone number:


Attending the club:

The Club has a programme of "Learn to Row" courses and coaches with specific knowledge for disabled/adaptive rowers. There is a fee for the course comprising of eight sessions which also provides three months membership. Following this period they can join the Club as a full member with continued access to coaching.

When we meet:

Days and times vary. For disabled athletes sessions can often be organised at a day and time suitable to them.


The Club provides the equipment required in order to take part in the sport of rowing on the water and in the gym.

Accessibility Information:

The Club has good all round access and has Changing Rooms and toilets suitable for Disabled people. Furthermore, the Club is currently converting one of its areas into a Wet / Changing Room designed specifically for Disabled athletes.

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