Hounslow is a popular spot for rowing given the proximity to the River Thames. Rowing is a great sport for anyone wishing to get fit and maintain a healthy lifestyle. London has a rich culture of the sport of rowing with the Boat Race drawing thousands of people to spectate every year. Some Hounslow rowing facilities require previous experience while others offer beginner courses to attract new people to the sport. Most of the rowing venues will hire out boats to visitors, but it is always worth checking with staff what system they operate. Coaching and training can also be booked online using MyLocalPitch.com.