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Discover Thrilling Adventures at Folkestone Rowing Club

Embark on exhilarating journeys with us at Folkestone Rowing Club! Founded in 1852, we are a welcoming club open to all, where we strive to create unforgettable experiences on the water for our members.

Experience The Joy

Great Community

Meet fellow rowers in a supportive environment.

Fitness & Fun

Stay active and enjoy the thrill of rowing.

Beautiful Views

Row in the stunning scenery of Sandgate, Folkestone 

Discover Our Amazing Club

Folkestone Rowing Club has a great social scene if you don’t fancy rowing! We have quizzes, raffles, open mic nights as well as theme nights. 

If you would like to become a Social Member please enquire at the bar.

Our boathouse features state-of-the-art rowing shells for all skill levels.

We offer top-notch facilities perfect for achieving your goals.

If you would like to try rowing Sunday at 10:00 & Wednesday at 18:00 are our novice sessions. Bring clothing and footwear that you don't mind getting wet, and a change of clothes. There’s absolutely no cost to visit the club or try rowing.

Exciting Upcoming Events

Coastal Barbarians - Swanage 

Our first offshore regatta race along the coastline!

Date: 27 April, 2024 Location: Swanage

Shoreham Regatta

Join us for the first CARA regatta of the season

Date: 11 May, 2024 Location: Shoreham Rowing Club

Worthing Regatta

Regatta season gets going in Worthing

Date: 25 May, 2024 Location: Worthing Rowing Club

Our Membership Options

Social Membership


Access to all club social events.

If you would like to join please enquire at the bar.

Junior Membership


Membership for Under 18's

Access to club facilities and equipment under supervision. Weekly training sessions.

Adult Membership


Access to club facilities and equipment. Weekly training sessions available.

Members Love Folkestone Rowing!

We absolutely adore the club, great community! 


Rowing at Folkestone is the best decision we made!


Joining this club was a game-changer for us! 


Join Us at Folkestone Rowing Club!

Connect with us today and start rowing with friends!

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