BBRC accepts and applies the policy and procedures relating to Child Protection and the Protection of Vulnerable Adults as set out by British Rowing and requires all members to accept them as a condition of membership.


BBRC takes this commitment to the welfare of its members very seriously.


Policy Documents

The key policy documents are:


Welfare Guidance

The Policy Documents are supplemented by welfare guidance (‘WG’) documents, model policies and procedures published here, on the British Rowing website.


The WG documents (which should be read as applicable to BBRC) include, amongst others:

WG 1.1: Model Anti-Bullying Policy for rowing clubs

WG 1.3: Whistleblowing Policy

WG 1.4: British Rowing Code of Conduct

WG 1.7: Complaints and Disciplinary Procedure

WG 5.1: Safeguarding and Photography

Club Welfare Officer

The BBRC Committee includes a Club Welfare Officer (CWO) who oversees the welfare of Juniors and Vulnerable Adults.


Stay safe and have fun in rowing

Worried about something?  Need someone to listen?  Don’t keep it to yourself!  Please contact the CWO, who is responsible for your welfare at the Club.

British Rowing Club Crew of the Year 2023

Mika and Lou






Celebrating 40 Years of Rowing at Bewl - BBRC's first outing July 1977. Celebrating 40 Years of Rowing at Bewl - BBRC's first outing July 1977.
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