Lea R.C. Boathouse and Facilities

Boathouse and Gym

Our fantastic new £1M boathouse was opened by Sir Steve Redgrave in September 2016. Thanks to generous funding we doubled the space we previously had. As well as having a fleet of fine and recreational boats of all sizes, we have a well-equipped air-conditioned gym with 25 indoor rowing machines, several exercise bikes and free and fixed weights.

Social and Venue Hire

As well as holding regular social events in the Boathouse for members, we host a Sunday lunch open to the local community. The facilities and bar, overlooking the river, are also available to hire for weddings, parties, conferences and corporate events. For more information please have a look at our Venue Hire & Social page.

Sunday lunch at Lea Rowing Club


The renowned Springfield café next door to the Boathouse produces excellent home-made breakfasts, coffee lunches all year round. Francisco who runs the Café also hosts the popular Sunday lunches in the Boathouse.


Lea Rowing Club

The Boathouse,
Spring Hill,
Hackney, London E5 9BL

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Lea Rowing Club Limited is a
Registered Charity No. 1157563


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No. 07368256

Particular thanks to
Paul Vernall, Nick Mather, Nicky Barneby, Steve Rowe, Kuba Nowak, Leah Band Photography, Yolande De Vries Photography and Stephen Furner (Tottenham Photography Club).

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Nicky Barneby

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