ORC is the 2016 RowOntario Club of the Year!

RowOntario’s annual conference was held this past weekend and the ORC and our members received amazing recognition during the awards lunch.  The Ottawa Rowing Club was selected as RowOntario’s 2016 Club of the Year!  Congratulations to all of our members, volunteers, officials, staff and partners who made this win happen for the ORC.  The ORC [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A Friendly Reminder Regarding Winter Training

It’s great to see ORC members training hard at the YMCA this winter.  Just a friendly reminder to please clean up after yourself when using the ORC’s erg room at the Taggart Family YMCA or any other space at the Y.  Please remember to: remove your water bottles, clothing and personal items from the erg [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ottawa Rowing Club Celebrates 2016 Season

The Ottawa Rowing Club celebrated a successful 2016 season at the November 19th ORC President’s Banquet at the Delta City Centre.  ORC enjoyed a year end party that included a talk given by the inspiring ORC rower and Paralympian bronze medalist in Rio, Andrew Todd.  Andrew shared his road to Rio, his reflections on the [...]

By | November 25th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC announces new fundraising program

The ORC has an exciting new initiative designed to help us raise funds for specific projects, such as promoting rowing in high schools through encouraging winter rowing machine activities to promote healthy and active lifestyles, support to send our coaches to training programs to enhance their coaching skills and providing financial support to help young rowers [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC Annual General Meeting – February 28, 2017 – Save the date!

The ORC’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The AGM will be held at the Hintonburg Community Centre (in the Wellington Room), 1064 Wellington Street W. from 7pm to 9pm.   All ORC members are encouraged to attend, with sign-in starting at 6:30pm.  More information, including AGM agenda, written reports [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Winter Training Schedule at Taggart Family YMCA

Medals won are the water are earned in the winter!  The winter training schedule for the ORC’s various programs in the ORC erg room at the Taggart Family YMCA is available here.  If you haven’t signed up for winter training yet, it’s not too late.  Just go into the Taggart Family Y and their membership [...]

By | November 12th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Club closing thanks and winter training

Thanks to everyone who helped out yesterday in closing the club for the season and getting the docks out of the water! The erg room is set up at our winter training location at the Taggart Family YMCA (180 Argyle Ave) for 2016/17 winter ORC member training. You can find all details about the six-month ORC YMCA [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments