The draw for Head of the Rideau, coming up on Sept 23, can be found here. We look forward to some great racing at Rideau Canoe Club on Sunday!
Local Athlete’s Fund Application Overview The Local Athlete’s Fund is a new initiative with the purpose of providing financial support to ORC athletes in need who are rowing at the local club level. It has been established as a sister fund to the ORC’s existing Athlete’s Fund, which is designated to financially assist ORC athletes [...]
A very BIG thank you and a giant smile with a 'job well done' to our volunteer coaches and officials who have shared their time, energy and love and joy of rowing with our crews this year! From Adult Rowing League to competitive to recreational to masters and more our volunteer coaches are incredibly dedicated [...]
Crews from the ORC’s junior and senior competitive programs are returning home after a week of racing in St. Catharines, ON at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, which is the biggest and toughest competition of the summer. The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta is a week long regatta (August 6 to 12) featuring Canadian and international [...]
Are you in need of regatta gear for the upcoming racing season? One the Canadian based suppliers, Regatta Sport, has opened it's iTeam site for new orders for the fall season. Visit www.regattasport.com and following these iTeam instructions to place an order (click here). Order by September 16th to get your gear before fall racing season!
For experienced rowers who want to get out and row, but are not able to commit to a full membership. The ORC Rowing Pass Pilot is a flexible option for experienced rowers who want to get out and row but aren't able to commit to a full membership. Experienced rowers are rowers who have rowed [...]
Crews from the ORC's Masters program traveled to St. Catharines, ON this past weekend to compete in the biggest competition of the summer - the Royal Canadian Henley Masters Regatta. The Henley Masters Regatta features crews from all over Canada and internationally racing over a 1000m course in Masters competition. ORC crews finished the weekend [...]
Crews from the Ottawa Rowing Club are returning from London, ON with 8 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze medals after a successful performance at the provincial rowing championships (RowOntario Championships) this past weekend. The provincial championship regatta is the second largest and significant regatta of the summer season for ORC crews. Results from the [...]
Want to learn more about rowing and the ORC? Sarah Freemark and her team at CTV Morning Live visited us earlier this week and spent some time with our crews. You can watch the broadcast by clicking here. To get on the water for the first time in a rowing shell, check out our Discover [...]
Earlier this month RCA announced the crews and coaches selected to represent Canada at the World Rowing Championships and international competition. A complete list is available here. This week ORC members and alumni Alex Bernst and Louise Munro will be racing in Poznan, Poland at the Under 23 World Championships! Alex will race the lightweight [...]