VOLUNTEER CALL OUT!

The Ottawa Rowing Club has the BEST volunteers! And, boy, do we need our volunteers during our 150th year. We have a number of special events coming up where we could use your help! SPECIAL EVENTS: June 3, 10am to 2pm, Doors Open Ottawa and Try Rowing Day: Our boathouses will be open to the public [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on VOLUNTEER CALL OUT!

ORC Doors Open & Free Try Rowing Day

The Ottawa Rowing Club, established in 1867 and home to almost 1000 members, is Canada’s oldest and second largest rowing club in Canada. Our site on the Ottawa River features the original boathouse containing displays of ORC rowing history, and a larger boathouse containing a fleet of rowing shells. Learn about rowing and its history [...]

By | May 21st, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ORC Doors Open & Free Try Rowing Day

Thank You To Our Awesome Volunteers

We want to pass along much appreciation and gratitude to the many hardworking volunteers who have showed up over the past week to help with our post-flood clean up at the ORC.  The flood left a very big mess behind and it took a lot of effort and people to make the ORC beautiful again. [...]

By | May 21st, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Thank You To Our Awesome Volunteers

ORC Flood Update

We want to express deep thanks to all who have reached out during the flood situation, offering help, encouraging words and expressions of support. The rowing family is a strong, tight-knit one, which we are so grateful for. Our thoughts and hearts go out to all who have and continue to be affected by this [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ORC Flood Update

High River Level – ORC closed regular hours, dock installation delayed

The water level at the ORC is very high making it difficult to get into the boathouses due to flooding in the parking lot and our laneway.  The club will be closed regular hours for the time being until the water recedes.  We will post an update when regular club hours resume. The club clean [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on High River Level – ORC closed regular hours, dock installation delayed