ORC Job Posting: Technical Director

The Ottawa Rowing Club, celebrating 150 year in 2017, is seeking a Technical Director to help build it rowing programs for the coming decades.  The Ottawa Rowing Club (ORC) is a not-for-profit sports organization established in 1867 to provide rowing opportunities for participants of all ages.  The ORC is comprised of paid employees, volunteer coaches and a volunteer Executive [...]

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

ORC Ergatta Results – February 5, 2017

Congratulations to all of the rowers who raced in today’s ORC’s Ergatta!  The ergatta results are available here.  Thanks to all those who helped make the racing possible!  The next ORC ergatta is scheduled for early April. 

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

Ottawa’s Canada Games 2021 bid

The City of Ottawa is one of the 4 contenders vying to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The Canada Games are the largest multi-sport event in the country for young athletes, and a premium nation-building event that enriches Canadian culture and creates lasting legacies. This two-week event takes place every two years, alternating summer [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

RCA Learn to row coach course and coach weekend 2 at the ORC – April 2017

The Ottawa Rowing Club will be hosting two coach certification courses in 2017: The RCA Learn to Row Coach Workshop is a NCCP recognized 13-hour workshop that is ideal for coaches teaching novice athletes or participants in Learn to Row programs. The workshop is designed to align with the Learn to Train stage of the [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Give the Gift of Rowing!

Still Christmas shopping?  Give the gift of rowing this holiday season.  Gift certificate toward 2017 ORC programs, including Learn to Row, Adult Rowing League and Discover Rowing summer camps are available here.    Happy holidays!

By | December 14th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Join the Crew: ORC Seeks Volunteers for Executive Committee

The Ottawa Rowing Club (ORC) is a not-for-profit sports organization established in 1867 to provide rowing instruction for participants of all ages.  The ORC is comprised of a volunteer Executive Committee, volunteers and paid employees.  From April to November, the ORC operates from its boathouses on the Ottawa River.  In the off-season, the ORC membership [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC is the 2016 RowOntario Club of the Year!

RowOntario’s annual conference was held this past weekend and the ORC and our members received amazing recognition during the awards lunch.  The Ottawa Rowing Club was selected as RowOntario’s 2016 Club of the Year!  Congratulations to all of our members, volunteers, officials, staff and partners who made this win happen for the ORC.  The ORC [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A Friendly Reminder Regarding Winter Training

It’s great to see ORC members training hard at the YMCA this winter.  Just a friendly reminder to please clean up after yourself when using the ORC’s erg room at the Taggart Family YMCA or any other space at the Y.  Please remember to: remove your water bottles, clothing and personal items from the erg [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ottawa Rowing Club Celebrates 2016 Season

The Ottawa Rowing Club celebrated a successful 2016 season at the November 19th ORC President’s Banquet at the Delta City Centre.  ORC enjoyed a year end party that included a talk given by the inspiring ORC rower and Paralympian bronze medalist in Rio, Andrew Todd.  Andrew shared his road to Rio, his reflections on the [...]

By | November 25th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

ORC announces new fundraising program

The ORC has an exciting new initiative designed to help us raise funds for specific projects, such as promoting rowing in high schools through encouraging winter rowing machine activities to promote healthy and active lifestyles, support to send our coaches to training programs to enhance their coaching skills and providing financial support to help young rowers [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments