COVID-19 and the ORC: Update 3

The Ottawa Rowing Club (ORC) is continuing to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and is adhering to the recommendations that Ottawa Public Health, Provincial, and Federal Governments have made with respect to helping prevent the spread of the virus. Consequently, the ORC will be officially closed for a minimum of 14 days with an earliest [...]

By | March 24th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID-19 and the ORC: Update 3

COVID-19 and the ORC: Update 2

Members of the Ottawa Rowing Club Community, The ORC recognizes the importance of monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and we intend to take all necessary precautions to protect those part of the Ottawa Rowing Club Community. The safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, and athletes is out utmost priority. With the ongoing developments surrounding [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on COVID-19 and the ORC: Update 2

ORC and COVID-19

Dear ORC members, In response to the COVID-19, the ORC training at the YMCA is cancelled until further notice given the YMCA facility closure. ORC Program coaches will work with athletes to arrange alternate individual training at this time instead of ergometer sessions. The ORC Head Coach will direct coaches when group training sessions can [...]

By | March 16th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ORC and COVID-19

Zak Lewis Joins ORC as Head Coach

The Ottawa Rowing Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Zak Lewis as the club’s full-time Head Coach. As Head Coach, Zak will work with our team of dedicated and hard-working volunteer coaches to establish strong, vibrant rowing programs from recreational to masters to competitive rowing. Zak will also be the primary club contact [...]

By | February 23rd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Zak Lewis Joins ORC as Head Coach

Feb 22 Ergatta Results

Thank you to everyone who raced in today's ergatta! The results can be found here. Our next ergatta will be May 2 at the ORC - mark your calendars!

By | February 22nd, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Feb 22 Ergatta Results

AGM Wrap Up

Thank you to all of our members that attended the AGM on February 13. We'd like to recognize the hard work and dedication of outgoing Board members, Lilianne Page and Marika Kay. Lilianne had served as Secretary and Marika as Club Registrar. Big thanks to both for their service. We'd like to thank and welcome [...]

By | February 16th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on AGM Wrap Up

ORC Junior Rowers Finish on Podium at Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships

On Sunday, February 9, junior rowers from the Ottawa Rowing Club competed at the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships in Mississauga, ON. The CIRC is a major competition in the rowing off-season where athletes race a 1,000m or 2,000m distance on rowing machines. ORC was well represented by our junior crew, finishing the weekend with 5 [...]

By | February 11th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ORC Junior Rowers Finish on Podium at Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships

Winter Ergatta: Register by February 16!

We'll be hosting our winter ergatta on Saturday, February 22, which also happens to be Indoor Rowing Day in Canada! Your 2k raced will be added to metres rowed on ergs by rowers across the nation. The goal is to collectively log enough metres to row the distance across Canada. The ergatta will be held [...]

By | January 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Winter Ergatta: Register by February 16!

Annual General Meeting: February 13, 2020

The ORC’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 7pm to 9pm.  The meeting will be held at Manor Park Community Centre (100 Thornwood Rd).  There is street parking available.  All ORC members are encouraged to attend, with sign-in starting at 6:30pm.   The AGM Agenda is as follows: Roll CallMinutes [...]

By | January 19th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Annual General Meeting: February 13, 2020

Wes Kuran Award: Applications due by January 26, 2020

The Wes Kuran Scholarship – for a deserving university athlete – will be presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Ottawa Rowing Club in mid-February. The Scholarship 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 club [...]

By | January 10th, 2020|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Wes Kuran Award: Applications due by January 26, 2020