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The Amateur Rowing Association is the governing body for the sport of rowing in Great Britain.

The ARA is responsible for the organisation and development of the sport.

ENGLAND

There are 11 regional divisions of the ARA in England.

Northern

North West

  • Lancashire and Greater Manchester
    S Darnbrough, 26 Craiglands, Rochdale, Lancs. OL16 4RA. Tel: 0870 1644 779
  • Cheshire, Merseyside and North Staffs
    J C Davies 1 St Johns Road, Queen Park, Chester, CH4 7AL. Tel: 0870 1644 780

East Midlands

  • Paul Fenoulhet, 3 Wyke Lane, Farndon, Newark, Notts, NG24 3SP.
    Tel: 0870 1644 781 Paul Fenoulhet

West Midlands

  • Christopher Anton, 27 Haughton Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B20 3LE.
    Tel: 0870 1644 782

Eastern

  • Huntingdon, Peterborough and Bedford
    Brian Foster 53 Purbeck Close, Bedford. MK41 9DX. T.0870 1644 783.
  • Cambridge University
    R Phelps, 63 Greenside Road, London. W12 9JQ. Tel: 0870 1644 784
  • East Anglia
    Andrew Blit 97 Bures Road, Great Cornard, Sudbury. Tel: 0870 1644 785
  • Lea Valley and Essex
    Neil Fryer, 1a Salisbury Road, Hoddesdon, Herts. EN11 0HY. Tel: 0870 1644 796

Thames upriver

  • Oxford University
    T G Dillon, 81 Harpsden Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon. RG9 1ED. Tel: 0870 1644 786
  • Upper Thames
    Mrs B Wilson Box Cottage, 46 Church Way, Iffley, Oxford. OX4 4EB. Tel: 0870 1644 787
  • Reading
    P Moore, 3 Melksham Close, Lower Earley, Reading, Berks. RG6 4AU. Tel: 0870 1644 788
  • Middle Thames
    N Gill Robins Hill, Chiltern Road, Marlow SL7 2PW. Tel: 0870 1644 789
  • Staines and Molesey
    Richard Stanhope, 48 Ormond Drive, Hampton, Middx TW12 2TN. Tel: 0870 1644 790

Thames downriver

  • Kingston and Twickenham
    R West 25 Silver Birch Close, Woodham, Surrey. KT15 3QW. Tel: 0870 1644 791
  • Chiswick and Mortlake
    Ken Williams, 2 Melbourne Road, London SW19 3BA. Tel: 0870 1644 792
  • University of London
    Mrs J Dibden, 48 College Road, Epsom, Surrey KT17 4HL. Tel: 0870 1644 793
  • Barnes and Hammersmith Mrs M Adams 29 Castle Drive, Maidenhead, Berks. SL6 6DB. Tel: 0870 1644 794
  • Putney C D Riches Westminster School, 17 Dean's Yard, London. SW1 3PB. Tel: 0870 1644 795

South East

  • Coast
    Paul Knight, 39a Thelstan Road, Clive Vale, Hastings, east Sussex TN35 5JB Tel: 0870 1644 798
  • River
    Robert Taylor, Melaise, London Road, Sayers Common, West Sussex. BN6 9HX. Tel: 0870 1644 797

Hampshire and Dorset

  • Michael Green 51 Riverway, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 2QQ Tel: 0870 1644 799

  • S Oxlade Wayside, 31 Cowslip Road, Broadstone, Dorset. BH18 9QZ. Tel: 0870 1644 800

Western

  • R Mallett The Beeches, Dunchideock, Exeter. EX2 9TZ. Tel: 0870 1644 801

SCOTLAND

The National Rowing Academy at Strathclyde Park, Motherwell, was opened on 7 June 2002 and has great facilities.

  • National Rowing Academy
    Strathclyde Park, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire. Tel :01698 250206 Callum MacDonald@Scottish rowing Iain Somerside (Director)
    5 Camstradden Drive West, Glasgow, G61 4AJ. Tel: 0141 810 4664

WALES

Contacts:

  • Senior men and women - Mike Hnartiw Tel: 01222 210233
  • Junior men - Martyn Kelly (WARA chairman) Tel: 01633 660414
  • Junior women - Kate Callaghan: Tel: 0467 327961
  • Welsh national coach - Damian Hammond: Tel:07979 694557

IRELAND



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