Update: Dock Install & Clean Up

Our dock installation and flood clean up has been tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 25 beginning at 8am. This date may change so please check back for updates. We will need many, many volunteers to assist with this giant task - made bigger this year because of the flood. It is likely that we'll have [...]

By | May 15th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Update: Dock Install & Clean Up

Job Posting: Boat Repair Technician

The ORC is seeking to hire a full-time Boat Repair Technician. The job description, with requirements, is available here. Applications should be submitted by email to melissa@ottawarowingclub.com. The application deadline is Monday, May 20, 2019. This position is made possible with funding under the Canada Summer Jobs program.

By | May 7th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Job Posting: Boat Repair Technician

Spring Ergatta Results

Congrats to all those who pulled a 2k at our spring ergatta! Results can be found here.

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Job Posting: Youth Crew Summer Camp Instructor

The ORC is seeking to hire two full-time instructors for our Youth Crew Summer Camp program. This program offers weekly summer rowing camps in July and August for youth ages 12 to 17 years. The job description, with requirements, is available here. Applications should be submitted by email to melissa@ottawarowingclub.com. The application deadline is Monday, [...]

By | May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Job Posting: Youth Crew Summer Camp Instructor

Call for Volunteers for spring and summer events

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 [...]

By | April 28th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Call for Volunteers for spring and summer events

Flood Relief: How you can help this non profit

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 [...]

By | April 25th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Flood Relief: How you can help this non profit

Latest Flood Update

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 [...]

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Flood Update

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 [...]

By | April 20th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Flood Update

Local Athlete Fund Applications Due May 1

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 | April 15th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Local Athlete Fund Applications Due May 1

Nominations for Athlete Representative Being Accepted!

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 [...]

By | April 8th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Nominations for Athlete Representative Being Accepted!