Help support Canada’s Paralympic team

If you are a flip flop wearer, all the time or some of the time, or if you are looking for that great Canadian gift to give guests, check out the Cdn ParaOlympic flip flops available at Hudson Bay or online here .  They sell for about $15   -- 30% of that goes to  the Paralympic [...]

By | July 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The ORC dominates the ERA regatta in Montreal

The Ottawa Rowing Club was well represented this past weekend on the Olympic Basin in Montreal by our senior competitive team.  More than 60 competitive ORC rowers raced at the ERA Regatta over two days and came home victorious winning the most points overall and bringing the Comstock Trophy back to Ottawa. ORC had first [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

A new way of reporting incidents at the ORC

Safety is everyone's responsibility both on the water and around the club. A vital part of ensuring we have a safe environment is reporting incidents when they take place. We need to know what happened and why, right away so we can take whatever steps are necessary to ensure any problems are addressed quickly and completely. That [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Check Out the Ottawa Rowing Club on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

On a gorgeous June morning the amazing team at CTV Ottawa Morning Live visited us at the Boathouse and on the water.  You can watch the broadcast here and learn more about rowing and the ORC’s awesome Canada Day party between 10am and 3pm.  Thanks for visiting us CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

By | June 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Aaron King is the new ORC athlete representative

We are pleased to announce that Aaron King will assume the position of Athlete’s Representative on the ORC Executive for the upcoming year. Aaron has been involved in the club since 2013, when he began rowing with Carleton’s novice program. He has since competed for the ORC senior men’s team, and the University of Ottawa [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Parking reminder on the ORC site

If you are an ORC member and you drive to the club, you must obtain a parking pass from the ORC office.  Parking in our lot is included in ORC memberships.  Please ensure you know your license plate number when you come to the office for a pass.   Please continue to take care when [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Two gold medals for Glebe Collegiate at CSSRAs

Rowers from Glebe Collegiate brought two gold medals back to Ottawa from this weekend’s Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association national championship regatta. Gillian Cross and Hayley Watt took a three second victory over a crew from Saint Michael Secondary School in Niagara Falls in the 2000 m senior women’s double final on the Royal Canadian [...]

By | June 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Keep eyes and ears open for stolen Kaspcher single

This past weekend an ORC member had her single stolen from the ONEC Boathouse.  The boat is a 2014 Kaschper Raven light-mid weight 1x with the serial number ZKQ04093H014.  We are asking those in the ORC community to please keep your eyes and ears open and let the ORC office know should anyone attempt to [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Thank you to our Adult Rowing League volunteers and sponsors!

Our Adult Rowing League sold out again this year and we’re so excited for another amazing season of new crews and exciting racing come July! Our ARL isn’t possible without our amazing team of volunteers from our VP Recreational, Jennifer Shortall, who organizes every detail and makes it run so smoothly, to our volunteer crew [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Still Working on your Spring Cleaning?

The ORC is on the hunt for some gently used items including a wheel barrel, freezer, BBQ, life jackets, paddles, and yoga mats.  If you’re spring cleaning and have any of these items looking for a new home please contact us at  We’ll put them to good use!  

By | May 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments