The Ottawa Rowing Club will return to the Taggart Family YMCA (180 Argyle Ave) for 2018/2019 winter ORC member training. You can find info about the Taggart Y here. The Taggart YMCA is offering a 6 month pass (this pass is available to ORC members only) beginning November 12, 2018 and ending May 12, 2019. [...]
Our dock removal and club closing will take place on Saturday, November 10, beginning at 8am. This is a giant task that requires help from many. Please make yourself available that morning to contribute. Jobs that day are assigned: Peter Thompson, Stewart Taylor, Greg Brown, and Junior Men Dismantle, remove, stack docks, Clean up grounds, [...]
Cold water rules are in effect at the ORC. This means: - all crews must be accompanied by a coach boat. - no rowing past the Gatineau River. - all single scullers must wear a waist PFD. - all 2x/- rowers must have a PFD in the shell with them. - all rowers must wear [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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!