Canada Day at the Ottawa Rowing Club

Canada Day at the Ottawa Rowing Club Saturday July 1, 2017 This Canada Day, bring the family to the Ottawa Rowing Club for an enjoyable riverside experience. Try out a new water sport - rowing, sailing, and paddleboard. Enjoy live music and the simple pleasures of old-fashioned games - sack races, sandbag toss, hula hoops [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Make History! Add Your Name to a New Hudson 8+

Make history with the ORC! We're 150 years old this year and we're marking the occasion with a brand new Hudson Super Predator 8+! This isn't any 8+...it's the Kinoje, sleek and fast like the Northern Pike that makes the Ottawa River its home.  Team Ontario will race it at the 2017 Canada Games, then the [...]

By | June 17th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Canada Day Fireworks Party at the ORC Boathouse

Join us at the ORC's historic Boathouse to watch the Canada Day fireworks!  There's no place with a better view to take in the fireworks. The evening will include some light snacks and a bar inside the Boathouse. You must have a wristband to join us that evening. Wristbands can be purchased in the ORC [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

National Capital High School Regatta Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the ORC's National Capital High School Regatta on June 10!  A big shout out and thanks to our volunteers, umpires and parents for making it all happen successfully - and to Mother Nature for a gorgeous day.  Results from the regatta can be found here.

By | June 12th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Get your Tickets for the Boat House Party and Fundraiser on June 23

Celebrate Summer with the Ottawa Rowing Club Boat House Party!  Click here to get your tickets. The evening will include live music from local Ottawa band, Gin & Tonic! Your party ticket includes an awesome meal from Ottawa's Meatings BBQ including chicken and ribs, or quinoa stuffed peppers, paired with salad, two sides, buns and [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC Local Athlete Fund Applications Due June 9

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 [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Boat Names Wanted: Submit by June 9!

The ORC Executive is looking for membership input as to potential names for currently nameless boats. Names can: recognize a significant contributor to the ORC community, recognize an outstanding athlete who has won an Olympic or World Championship medal, or simply be a word/phrase that represents the spirit of the ORC. Please submit your suggested [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

VOLUNTEER CALL OUT!

The Ottawa Rowing Club has the BEST volunteers! And, boy, do we need our volunteers during our 150th year. We have a number of special events coming up where we could use your help! SPECIAL EVENTS: June 3, 10am to 2pm, Doors Open Ottawa and Try Rowing Day: Our boathouses will be open to the public [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Get Your Limited Edition Commemorative ORC 150 Gear!

The Ottawa Rowing Club is excited to unveil our limited edition commemorative 150 gear in celebration of our 150th birthday in 2017!  This gear is only available during our 150th year of rowing excellence. We've gone way back to our historic roots with the gear which showcases the original crest of the Ottawa Rowing Club, [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC Doors Open & Free Try Rowing Day

The Ottawa Rowing Club, established in 1867 and home to almost 1000 members, is Canada’s oldest and second largest rowing club in Canada. Our site on the Ottawa River features the original boathouse containing displays of ORC rowing history, and a larger boathouse containing a fleet of rowing shells. Learn about rowing and its history [...]

By | May 21st, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments