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JOB POSTING: Summer Camp Instructor

The ORC is seeking a summer camp instructor to join our team this summer. Discover Rowing Camp Instructors are responsible for the delivery of our Discover Rowing weekly summer camps in July and August.  Click here for a full job description.  Applications should be sent to melissa@ottawarowingclub.com.  Application deadline is Wednesday, May 30.

By | May 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Doors Open Ottawa & Free Try Rowing Day on June 2, 10am to 2pm!

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 18th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Victoria Day Hours

We will be open this long weekend. We'll be open Saturday and Sunday 7am to 2pm and holiday Monday 7am to 12pm. We wish everyone a happy & healthy Victoria Day weekend!

By | May 18th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ottawa Rowing Club’s Tulip Regatta Kicks Off May 12!

The Ottawa Rowing Club, Canada’s oldest rowing club established in 1867, will be hosting the Tulip Relay Rowing Regatta on Dow’s Lake on Saturday, May 12.  Racing will begin at 10am and wrap up by 12pm. The second edition of this event will feature Ottawa Rowing Club rowers racing over a 250m distance of Dow’s [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

#ORCvolunteerlove for Coach Glenn Hay!

The Ottawa Rowing Club is home to so many amazing, motivated, selfless volunteers! We feel really lucky to know and have them in our community – we want you to know them too. Here’s another edition of Project #ORCvolunteerlove, where we ask volunteers a series of questions. We’ll post new volunteer Q&As each week. Their [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Junior Parent Info Meeting – Thank You & Presentation Posted

Thank you to all of the junior rowers and parents who attended our junior parent information meeting this past Saturday, May 5.  We appreciate your time and hope the meeting was informative and helpful as we kick off another successful spring rowing season for our junior programs. For any junior rowers or parents who were [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

VOLUNTEER CALL OUT!

The Ottawa Rowing Club has the BEST volunteers! And, boy, do we need our volunteers to make this year another success. A number of special events coming up this spring and summer for the club... May 26, 8am to 12pm, National Capital High School Regatta The NCHSR is the ORC's premier high school regatta. Typically [...]

By | May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Junior Parent Information Meeting – May 5

Are you the parent of a junior rower in the morning or afternoon program?  Or are you a parent with a son or daughter  (12-17 years old) who has an interest in rowing, but you want to learn more?  Join us on Saturday, May 5, at 8:15am (following junior competitive practice) for this information session. [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Road Closures on May 6

The CN Ride for CHEO is taking place this Sunday, May 6.  Some major routes to the ORC may be affected between 6am and 1pm.  If you plan to come down to row on Sunday, check out the list of closures here and plan accordingly!

By | May 1st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

#ORCvolunteerlove for Jennifer Shortall!

The Ottawa Rowing Club is home to so many amazing, motivated, selfless volunteers! We feel really lucky to know and have them in our community – we want you to know them too. Here’s another edition of Project #ORCvolunteerlove, where we ask volunteers a series of questions. We’ll post new volunteer Q&As each week. Their [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments