Big thanks and congrats to all who came out today to participant in our annual winter ergatta! Results are available here. We look forward to seeing more great racing at our spring ergatta on April 28 at the ORC.
Great news! RCA Coach Weekend 1 training will be offered in Ottawa. No travel required! Details on the course and how to register are listed below. This is an amazing opportunity for those interested in coaching school, uni, or our club junior, senior, or masters programs, or for athletes who want to know more about [...]
The ORC’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the Vimy Brewing Company, 145 Loretta Ave North, from 7pm to 9pm. Free parking is available on the street or in the Vimy parking lot. All ORC members are encouraged to attend, with sign-in starting at 6:30pm. The AGM Agenda is [...]
The Ottawa Rowing Club (ORC) is a not-for-profit sports organization established in 1867 to provide rowing instruction for participants of all ages. The ORC is comprised of a volunteer Executive Committee, volunteers and paid employees. From April to November, the ORC operates from its boathouses on the Ottawa River. In the off-season, the ORC membership [...]
We will be returning to our winter training location as of November 13: Taggart Family YMCA (180 Argyle Ave). The location offers great hours, transit connections, ORC erg room, lots of classes, underground pay parking, pool, conditioning floor and more. ORC members can purchase a special 6 month access pass for $250 + HST from [...]
Head of the Fish Regatta is coming up on October 28-29, 2017. The regatta information package is posted here. The package contains useful information for those ORC members that are scheduled to attend.
Results from Head of the Rideau Regatta can be found here. Thank you to all of the crews and clubs that participated this year and a huge thanks and shout out to our volunteer team who made the day possible. #bestvolunteersever! Photos of the day can be found here. Thank you to ORC volunteer, Steve [...]
Very generously, junior rower parent and yoga instructor, Caroline Elson, has offered to deliver a yoga class on Tuesday mornings in the ORC boathouse. This yoga class is open to members of the ORC who may not be rowing in the early mornings and to the many parents that drop off their rowers in the [...]
Make history with the ORC! We're 150 years old this year and we're marking the occasion with a brand new Hudson Super Predator 8+! This isn't any 8+...it's the Kinoje, sleek and fast like the Northern Pike that makes the Ottawa River its home. Team Ontario will race it at the 2017 Canada Games, then the [...]
With pleasure, the Ottawa Rowing Club invites you to participate in the 45th annual Head of the Rideau Regatta. The Ottawa Rowing Club is celebrating 150 years of rowing excellence Canada's oldest rowing club, founded in 1867, the year of Canada's confederation! The club's first president was Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. The Head of the Rideau Regatta [...]