Saturday 9th June to Sunday 10th June


Strangford Lough, leaving from Cook Street, Portaferry (located along shore road, BT22 1LB)


12:00 - 14:00



Key Points

  • Opportunity to learn new skills in rowing, get fit and admire the scenery with a great group of people
  • Open to girls and boys aged 11 and 17 years old
  • Open to all levels of fitness
  • Lead by trained cox and two experienced rowers

About The Event

Have a go at rowing on the Gilpin skiff with Portaferry Coastal Rowing Club who are offering FREE taster sessions for youth rowers.

Get fit, enjoy the scenery and have fun at the taster sessions. Each session will last 30 minutes and you will be lead by a fully trained cox and two experienced rowers from members of the Portaferry Coastal Rowing Club.

On arrival you will be given a 10 minute briefing on health and safety and introduction to rowing. Life Jackets will be provided and MUST be worn at all times, these will be handed to you on arrival and returned when you finish and are out of the boat.

There are 4 sessions on each day:

  • 12 – 12.30pm
  • 12.30 – 1pm
  • 1 – 1.30pm
  • 1.30 – 2pm

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to time slot.

FREE Taster Youth Rowing Sessions on Strangford Lough

Contact Details / Booking Information

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What's Included

A 10 minute briefing and introduction talk, a 30 minute rowing session.

You must have the ability to get in and out of the boat safely. Lead by A trained cox and 2 experienced rowers
Lifejackets provided


What to Bring

Drinking water
Suitable clothing for exercise, you will not get wet nor will you need wet suit or swimming clothing
No need for change of clothing


This event is open to anyone aged between 11 yrs old and 17 yrs old.  
Swimming skills are not essential

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