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!

Umpires Wanted! Level 1 Clinic on May 13 in Ottawa

There is no better or closer view of regatta racing than from a umpire seat. Umpiring is a great way to get involved in our awesome sport, even if you have no rowing experience. You get the benefit of the outdoors, on water, working with motivated, fun people and contributing to a safe and fun [...]

By | April 4th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Umpires Wanted! Level 1 Clinic on May 13 in Ottawa

Missed our Spring Information Session?

If you missed our spring information session on April 3 - no fear! The power point presentation from the evening is available here.

By | March 12th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Missed our Spring Information Session?

Job Posting: Learn to Row Instructor

The Ottawa Rowing Club is seeking a part-time Learn to Row Instructor. The LTR Instructor supports the delivery of the ORC's adult Learn to Row program which is offered in the spring and summer. Hours are required on weekday evenings beginning May 27 until September 4. A full job description can be found here. The [...]

By | March 11th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Job Posting: Learn to Row Instructor

Job Posting: Facility Assistant

The Ottawa Rowing Club is seeking a part-time Facility Assistant to join our team. The Facility Assistant supports the operations of the ORC during the rowing season and contributes to the maintenance, care and cleanliness of our grounds and boathouses. A detailed job description can be found here. The application deadline is Monday, April 15, [...]

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