Save the Date! The ORC's Kitchissippi Flotilla will be June 17, 2017. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the ORC, 150 rowers will take to the water in eights, quads, fours, doubles, pairs and singles, and travel downriver past the Prime Minister’s residence, then back up to the ORC's historic boathouses. The flotilla will be [...]
A highlight of the ORC's AGM on February 28th was the presentation of the Wes Kuran Scholarship for 2016. The Wes Kuran Scholarship – for a deserving university athlete – was established to honour Wes Kuran in recognition of his service to the Ottawa Rowing Club as President (1997-2006) and for his long service to [...]
The Ottawa Rowing Club's Annual General Meeting was successfully held last evening at the Hintonburg Community Centre. Thank you to all those members, coaches and volunteers who participated in the meeting. One the highlights of the AGM was the voting of new officers in Executive Committee positions. The positions up for election included President, VP Administration, [...]
Registration is now open for all 2017 programs. You can find details of programs on their individual pages under the Programs drop down menu on the top right of the page , program registration instructions and membership fees on separate pages.
The ORC’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Hintonburg Community Centre (in the Wellington Room), 1064 Wellington Street W. from 7pm to 9pm. All ORC members are encouraged to attend, with sign-in starting at 6:30pm. The AGM Agenda is as follows: Roll Call Minutes of Previous Annual [...]
The Ottawa Rowing Club was recognized at the 64th annual Ottawa Sports Awards Dinner on February 1 at Algonquin College. The Awards, organized by a committed team of volunteers, honours amateur athletes in the Ottawa region. ORC rower and paralympian, Andrew Todd, was recognized as Rower of the Year at the dinner. Andrew’s 2016 [...]
The Ottawa Rowing Club, celebrating 150 year in 2017, is seeking a Technical Director to help build it rowing programs for the coming decades. The Ottawa Rowing Club (ORC) is a not-for-profit sports organization established in 1867 to provide rowing opportunities for participants of all ages. The ORC is comprised of paid employees, volunteer coaches and a volunteer Executive [...]
Congratulations to all of the rowers who raced in today’s ORC’s Ergatta! The ergatta results are available here. Thanks to all those who helped make the racing possible! The next ORC ergatta is scheduled for early April.
The City of Ottawa is one of the 4 contenders vying to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The Canada Games are the largest multi-sport event in the country for young athletes, and a premium nation-building event that enriches Canadian culture and creates lasting legacies. This two-week event takes place every two years, alternating summer [...]
The Ottawa Rowing Club will be hosting two coach certification courses in 2017: The RCA Learn to Row Coach Workshop is a NCCP recognized 13-hour workshop that is ideal for coaches teaching novice athletes or participants in Learn to Row programs. The workshop is designed to align with the Learn to Train stage of the [...]