November 9th, 2022

Ottawa Rowing Club

Winter Training at the ORC! 

Reminder! Winter training registrations are now open! Stay in shape and get your rowing workout in during the Winter, thanks to the hard work of our staff, volunteers, and support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. This will be the first year the ORC will be offering winter training. Sign up now so you don't miss out!

The cost is $180 for the season, and lasts from November 5th to March 31st.

To register, or read the full update statement on the Winter Training Facilities and schedule, please see the buttons below. If you have questions, please contact Kim, at

Register for Winter Training Today!
Statement & Schedule

Reminder: Club Clean-Up

ORC Club clean up will be spread over two days this year after last year’s resounding success! The next cleanup date is Saturday November 12th from 8:30am to 12:30pm. U23, University, and Senior athletes are slotted for the 12th.

Please plan to be in attendance, or negotiate alternative arrangements with your program coach.

Help Fundraise to support Winter Training!

Help us fundraise to support our Winter Training Facility! With the inaugural Winter Training season just starting, we are keen on continually upgrading the facilities over the months, and years to come. With that in mind, we have opened a Giving Tuesday page, with the intent to upgrade to a rubberized floor for the facility, among other things in the future. We would greatly appreciate any support! Click the button below to donate today, if you can!

Donate Today!

Recap: Head of the Fish 2022

Over the Halloween weekend, ORC athletes traveled to New York to participate at Head of the Fish! Look at some of these great costumes and rowing action in the pictures below!

*Pictures by Melanie Coulson

Recap: OUA 2022 Recap

Starting on Friday October 29th, ORC athletes competed at the Ontario University Athletics Championships rowing for Carleton University and Ottawa University! Check out their podium placements below!

Carleton University (Men's 5th Overall, Women's 9th Overall)

2nd. Women's 2x

3rd. Men's Lightweight 4+

3rd. Men's Lightweight 1x

University of Ottawa (Men's 10th Overall, Women's 6th Overall)

1st. Women's Lightweight 1x

3rd. Men's 4+

*Pictures by Vincent Menard

Recap: Canadian University Championships 2022

Lastly, over the 5th and 6th of November, ORC athletes from Carleton University and University of Ottawa participated at the Canadian University Championships

Gatineau Cross Country Ski, Snowshoe and Winter Biking Group Rates

All ORC members and family are eligible to apply for the Gatineau exclusive group rate when purchasing a seasonal pass. An email has been sent out on Oct 24th to all ORC members with the group code (the code cannot be publicized). If you did not receive the email and need the code, please contact

Make sure that you add the code in the shopping cart when registering between Oct 26 to November 31.

See attachment for prices below!

Gatineau Park Prices

Help Needed to Rebrand ORC Sweep Blades!

Over the past season, with the help of our awesome seasonal staff, the ORC has been able to refinish a number of their sweep and sculling blades. Post-paint they are ready to have their ORC stripes reinstalled. If you would like to help organize this please reach out to Head Coach Zak by email,, or discord to get this task completed before next racing season!

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