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Fall Hours Start Oct 18 and Water Access Off Oct 19

The City will be turning our water off earlier than expected due to dropping temperatures.  Our water will be turned off on Friday, October 19 at 8am.  So no running water after this time and only access to portable toilets.  If you plan to row, come with a full water bottle.  Do NOT use the [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Fall Hours Start Oct 18 and Water Access Off Oct 19

President’s Banquet: Tickets on Sale Now!

Please join the Ottawa Rowing Club for the President's Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 17, 2018! The event will be held at: Delta Ottawa City Centre 101 Lyon Street North Ottawa Cocktails will be served from 6 pm Dinner will be served at 7 pm The evening will include an inspirational talk by Jeremiah Brown, [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on President’s Banquet: Tickets on Sale Now!

Important Safety Reminder: ORC Parking Lot & Lady Grey Drive

We want to remind all of our members of the following important safety points: if you are walking or riding your bike in the dark, please put lights on!  It makes it really difficult for others, especially drivers to see you if you are without lights.  Be safe and use personal and bike lights to [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Important Safety Reminder: ORC Parking Lot & Lady Grey Drive

Shorter Weekend Hours & Preparing to Close for Winter

With the colder weather here, we are shortening our weekend hours, but just a little!  Starting Saturday, Oct 20 we will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 7am to 12pm.  Weekday hours remain the same for now. The water at the ORC will be turned off on Monday, October 29 in the morning.  It may [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Shorter Weekend Hours & Preparing to Close for Winter

ORC Award Nominations Due October 28!

Each year the ORC recognizes the achievements of individuals, crews, coxies, coaches and volunteers with awards at the President's banquet. We are looking for your nominations for rower and crew awards, 'Coach of the Year', 'Sportsmanship', and the volunteer that most deserves our appreciation. Winners of the 2018 ORC Awards will be announced at the [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ORC Award Nominations Due October 28!

Submit Your Name Ideas For New Boats!

The ORC Executive would like to know your name ideas for currently nameless boats in our boathouse. We've had quite a few submitted already - thank you!  This is the last call for name suggestions.  Names can: recognize a significant contributor to the ORC community, recognize an outstanding athlete who has won an Olympic or [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Submit Your Name Ideas For New Boats!

Head of the Fish Information Package

For those athletes attending Head of the Fish regatta on October 27-28 an information package is available here.  Important dates and details are contained within.

By | October 4th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Head of the Fish Information Package

Head of Rideau Results

Big thank you to all of the clubs, participants, coaches, volunteers, officials, umpires, partners and spectators that contributed to another successful Head of the Rideau regatta this past weekend!  The weather and racing conditions were perfect.  Race results can be found here.  The varsity scoring can be found here.  Congratulations to Trent University on winning [...]

By | September 24th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Head of Rideau Results

Head of the Rideau Draw

The draw for Head of the Rideau, coming up on Sept 23, can be found here.  We look forward to some great racing at Rideau Canoe Club on Sunday!

By | September 18th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Head of the Rideau Draw

Local Athlete Fund Applications Being Accepted – Sept 15 deadline

Local Athlete’s Fund Application Overview The Local Athlete’s Fund is a new initiative with the purpose of providing financial support to ORC athletes in need who are rowing at the local club level. It has been established as a sister fund to the ORC’s existing Athlete’s Fund, which is designated to financially assist ORC athletes [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Local Athlete Fund Applications Being Accepted – Sept 15 deadline