Annual General Meeting: February 19, 2019

The ORC’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 7pm to 9pm.  Location will be published soon. 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 General Meeting Business Arising from the Minutes Reports of [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Annual General Meeting: February 19, 2019

Wes Kuran Award: Call for Applications

The Wes Kuran Scholarship – for a deserving university athlete – will be presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Ottawa Rowing Club on February 19, 2019. 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 [...]

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Winter Ergatta: Sign Up by February 4!

It's that time again! Time to conquer that 2k! The ORC’s winter ergatta will be held on Sunday, February 10, with racing starting at 8:30am. The ergatta will be at the Taggart Family YMCA (racing will be in the lobby; warm up ergs will be in the ORC erg room on the main level). Athletes [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Winter Ergatta: Sign Up by February 4!

Congratulations to our President Award Winners!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the President's Banquet this past Saturday!  It was a packed evening filled with inspiration, laughs, good food, amazing company and it closed out another successful year at the ORC. We listened to Olympian Jeremiah Brown who recounted his inspiring journey from investment banker to Olympic silver medallist [...]

By | November 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Congratulations to our President Award Winners!

ORC Winter Training

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. [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on ORC Winter Training

Dock Removal and Club Closing on November 10

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, [...]

By | October 29th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Dock Removal and Club Closing on November 10

Cold Water Rules in Effect

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 [...]

By | October 22nd, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Cold Water Rules in Effect

Fall Hours Start Oct 18 and Water Access Off Oct 19

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 [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Fall Hours Start Oct 18 and Water Access Off Oct 19

Important Safety Reminder: ORC Parking Lot & Lady Grey Drive

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 [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Important Safety Reminder: ORC Parking Lot & Lady Grey Drive

Shorter Weekend Hours & Preparing to Close for Winter

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 [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Shorter Weekend Hours & Preparing to Close for Winter