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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
If you missed our spring information session on April 3 - no fear! The power point presentation from the evening is available here.
The Ottawa Rowing Club is seeking a part-time Learn to Row Instructor. The LTR Instructor supports the delivery of the ORC's adult Learn to Row program which is offered in the spring and summer. Hours are required on weekday evenings beginning May 27 until September 4. A full job description can be found here. The [...]