Job Posting: Summer Camp Instructors

The Ottawa Rowing Club, celebrating 150 years in 2017, is seeking seasonal, full-time Discover Rowing Camp Instructors. The Ottawa Rowing Club (ORC) is a not-for-profit sports organization established in 1867 to provide rowing opportunities for participants of all ages. The ORC is comprised of paid employees, volunteer coaches and a volunteer Executive Committee. From April to November, the [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Dock Installation & Club Clean Up Rescheduled to May 6, 2017

Due to the very high River level and flooding around the ORC, our dock installation AND club clean up has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 6 at 8am.  The vote for ORC Athlete Representative will also be on May 6 at 8am in the big boathouse. There will be NO clean up on April 22 [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

We’re Having a Party & You’re Invited!

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with the Ottawa Rowing Club Boat House Party! The evening will include live music from local Ottawa band, Gin & Tonic! Your party ticket includes your meal of chicken and ribs, or quinoa stuffed peppers, paired with salad, two sides, buns and signature sauces and a raffle ticket for some [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ottawa Rowing Club to Host Kitchissippi Flotilla with Ontario150!

The Ottawa Rowing Club (ORC) is honoured to be the recipient of an Ontario150 grant through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. To mark the 150th anniversary of the ORC, the Ottawa Rowing Club, with the generous support of Ontario150, will be hosting the Kitchissippi Flotilla on June 17, 2017. This free public event [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

May 13 Tulip Regatta – Register by May 5

The ORC will be hosting it's second annual Tulip Regatta on the Rideau Canal on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  This regatta is open to experienced, competitive junior, senior and masters ORC and ONEC members.  The entry deadline is Friday, May 5, 2017!  Click here to enter. The course is as follows: Start and Finish line: Fifth [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC Member Safety Training

All ORC members are required to complete safety training before going on the water. Safety training will be held on April 18th and 20th at 6pm in the big boathouse. Safety training will also be held on April 29th following the Ergatta. More training times will be offered through the rowing season. ORC members registered [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Athlete Representative Nominations Being Accepted

The role of ORC Athlete Representative is coming up for election.  ORC senior men’s rower, Aaron King, has filled this role for the last year.  The Athlete Representative sits on the ORC Executive representing the views of ORC athletes and contributing to the growth, development and success of the ORC.  The Athlete Representative is required [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC Spring Ergatta – Register by April 19!

The ORC will host it's annual Spring Ergatta on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in the large ORC boathouse.  Start time is 8am. ORC members who want to race must register by Wednesday, April 19, 2017.  Click here to register. The race schedule will be sent out and posted after April 19.

By | April 7th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Help Wanted for Dock Repairs

We're getting ready to put the ORC docks back into the River on Saturday, April 22.  But first, repairs must be made to the docks before they can be installed.  We're looking for volunteers to help with those repairs.  Can you help?  No experience is necessary!  If you can spare an afternoon or morning or [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC Information Meeting – April 5 at 7pm

A reminder! The ORC is hosting an information meeting tonight - Wednesday, April 5th from 7pm to 9pm at Glebe Collegiate in the lecture hall.  This meeting is for returning members, new members, parents of rowers and anyone thinking about joining the ORC in 2017.  It's a perfect opportunity to learn about upcoming events, to meet program coaches and [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments