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Latest Flood Update

The Ottawa River has risen since our last update of April 20th. It is possible that it will rise at least another foot in the next day or two. A lot depends on the snowmelt and rain forecast. Our dock installation and club clean up has been moved to Saturday, May 4th and the spring [...]

By | April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Flood Update

The scenario we found ourselves in, in Spring 2017, has returned. The Ottawa River has risen above its banks and the Ottawa Rowing Club is flooded. Due to significant rainfall and melting snow the Ottawa River has swelled and has now reached our historic, old Boathouse. It will be a few days before the River [...]

By | April 20th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Flood Update

Local Athlete Fund Applications Due May 1

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

By | April 15th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Local Athlete Fund Applications Due May 1

Save The Date! Dock Installation & Club Clean Up, April 27

Save the date! The ORC docks are tentatively scheduled to be installed on Saturday, April 27.  We'll also clean up and put the boathouses back together after a long winter season. This installation and clean up date may change depending on weather and conditions. We'll post an update as soon as possible. Work on April [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Save The Date! Dock Installation & Club Clean Up, April 27

Annual Tulip Cup: Enter to Race Before May 3!

The ORC will be hosting the first annual Tulip Cup on Dow's Lake on Saturday, May 11, 2019, which is the opening weekend of the Canadian Tulip Festival. This regatta is open to experienced, competitive junior, senior, recreational and masters ORC members. Racing will take place between 10am and 12pm. All rowers will be expected [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Annual Tulip Cup: Enter to Race Before May 3!

National Capital High School Regatta: Entries Being Accepted

We're looking forward to welcoming visiting clubs and teams to the 2019 National Capital High School Regatta taking place on Saturday, May 25 at the Ottawa Rowing Club. Please join us for an enjoyable day of competition in Canada’s Capital as we kick off the 2019 racing season! Important details can be found here. The [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on National Capital High School Regatta: Entries Being Accepted

Call for Volunteers for spring and summer events

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 4, approx. 10am to 12pm, Club Pancake Breakfast May 11, 9am to 2pm, Tulip Cup Regatta May 25, 7am [...]

By | April 10th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Call for Volunteers for spring and summer events

Nominations for Athlete Representative Being Accepted!

The role of ORC Athlete Representative is coming up for election.  ORC senior men’s rower, Nicholas Romanchuk, has filled this role for the last year.  A big thank you and much gratitude to Nicholas for volunteering his time and energy toward the ORC and it's goals. The Athlete Representative sits on the ORC Executive representing [...]

By | April 8th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Nominations for Athlete Representative Being Accepted!

Spring Ergatta: Register by April 27!

It's spring and time for another 2k! PBs await! The ORC will host it's annual Spring Ergatta on Saturday, May 4, 2019 beginning at 9am in the large ORC boathouse. The deadline to register for the Ergatta is April 27, 2019. Click here to register. The race schedule will be emailed out after the registration [...]

By | April 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Spring Ergatta: Register by April 27!

Umpires Wanted! Level 1 Clinic on May 13 in Ottawa

There is no better or closer view of regatta racing than from a umpire seat. Umpiring is a great way to get involved in our awesome sport, even if you have no rowing experience. You get the benefit of the outdoors, on water, working with motivated, fun people and contributing to a safe and fun [...]

By | April 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Umpires Wanted! Level 1 Clinic on May 13 in Ottawa