Need ORC gear for the fall? Now is the time to order from the Regatta Sport iTEAMS site. Click here for instructions on how to order. Deadline for orders is July 28th!
This Canada Day, bring the family to the Ottawa Rowing Club for an enjoyable riverside experience. Try out a new water sport - rowing, sailing, and SUP. Enjoy the simple pleasures of old-fashioned games - sack races, sandbag toss, hula hoops and hopscotch. Taste a piece of birthday cake and a glass of lemonade. Have [...]
Make plans to spend Canada Day at the best cottage in the City and celebrate with us! We will be hosting our annual Celebrate Canada event during the daytime between 10am and 3pm with all kinds of fun, free on water activities for the family, including rowing! We’ll also be hosting our popular evening fireworks [...]
ORC member yoga will kick off on June 11! This yoga is free to ORC members and is an AWESOME addition to your rowing training. Grab your mat, drop your brain, listen to your body and the control breath for a better YOU! When: Every Tuesday from June 11 to July 30, 6pm to 7:15pm [...]
The ORC is seeking to hire a full-time Boat Repair Technician. The job description, with requirements, is available here. Applications should be submitted by email to email@example.com. The application deadline is Monday, May 20, 2019. This position is made possible with funding under the Canada Summer Jobs program.
Congrats to all those who pulled a 2k at our spring ergatta! Results can be found here.
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 [...]
The story of the Ottawa Rowing Club is steeped in history. Founded in 1867, Canada's oldest rowing club is a non-profit, volunteer-driven, community organization. Its founding father was Sir John A. Macdonald and it has been in existence for more than 150 years. The ORC's story isn’t just a story of early hours and intense [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]