The ORC’s Club Manager and Boatman, Brian Adams, made the ORC his home away from home and our members his extended family. Below a sometimes tough and gruff exterior, he was a gentle soul who lived many lives before coming to the ORC some 15 years ago and staying until he left us far too [...]
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Brian Adams, on the morning of Sunday, July 23, 2017 after a battle with cancer. Brian has been a fixture at the Ottawa Rowing Club and in the greater rowing community for more than 15 years. Brian touched every boat, oar, dock, every other [...]
Are you racing with the ORC at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta? If you are, you should read this information package so you're informed. Important deadlines are included within! Junior rowers must also submit a completed Athlete Information Form before June 21. You can find the form here.
Are you racing with the ORC at RowOntario Championships? If you are, you should read this information package so you're informed. Important deadlines are included within! Junior rowers must also submit a completed Athlete Information Form before June 21. You can find the form here.
To ORC members, alumni and the many friends of Brian Adams, Brian has had an enormous impact on the success and character of the ORC during his lengthy tenure with the club. He's often been the first person that a new member might meet and he's remained the primary guide for many during their rowing [...]
The Ottawa Rowing Club has worked with ZiZU Optics to develop two models of sunglasses specifically for the club. These sunglasses have high-quality polarized lenses and are exceptionally durable. For every pair purchased, ZiZU Optics will donate $20 to the ORC. All orders will be brought down to the club for your pickup. To order, [...]
Thank you to everyone who participated in the ORC's National Capital High School Regatta on June 10! A big shout out and thanks to our volunteers, umpires and parents for making it all happen successfully - and to Mother Nature for a gorgeous day. Results from the regatta can be found here.
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 [...]
The ORC Executive is looking for membership input as to potential names for currently nameless boats. Names can: recognize a significant contributor to the ORC community, recognize an outstanding athlete who has won an Olympic or World Championship medal, or simply be a word/phrase that represents the spirit of the ORC. Please submit your suggested [...]
The Ottawa Rowing Club has the BEST volunteers! And, boy, do we need our volunteers during our 150th year. We have a number of special events coming up where we could use your help! SPECIAL EVENTS: June 3, 10am to 2pm, Doors Open Ottawa and Try Rowing Day: Our boathouses will be open to the public [...]