Changing the Lives of Young
People Through Rowing

Evidence for Success

Sport is globally recognised as a vehicle to achieve positive changes in the lives of young people and communities.

Higher Education Research

Engaged outreach: using community engagement to facilitate access to higher education for people from low socio-economic backgrounds. 

Scull, S., & Cuthill, M. Journal of Higher Education Research and Development 2010.

Australian Sports Commission Research

Addressing the decline in sport participation in secondary schools. Engaging disengaged students.


Current Case Studies

Case study evidence also supports the idea that programs like Making Waves are effective and have high impact for its target population. Below is a list of current and past programs which show evidence of success;

London Youth Rowing

Row Ahead – Clontarf to Curtin

Community Rowing Inc. (Boston US)

Row New York