Monthly Bulletin

November 2022 Bulletin

2022 National Rowing Championships The 2022 National Rowing Championships (NRC) held on November 11&12 on Quamichan Lake, British Columbia once again demonstrated Alberta’s prominence within the sport of rowing.  Consider the following: 32 athletes represented Alberta – its second largest team in the history of the regatta (37 athletes represented Alberta at the 2021 NRC…

October 2022 Bulletin

2022 National Rowing Championships Reminder that the 2022 National Rowing Championships are being held from Thursday November 10th to Saturday November 12th in Quamichan British Columbia.  Athletes representing the ARA at this event are asked to arrive in Duncan no later than 4pm on Thursday November 10th with small boat racing commencing on Friday November…

September 2022 Bulletin

A HISTORIC TWO MONTHS If you have been away for the past six weeks you may have missed what has been an historic run in the history of Alberta Rowing.  Since July 15, 2022 Alberta athletes have accomplished the following: A record 5 Alberta athletes were nominated to represent Canada at the 2022 World Rowing…

July 2022 Monthly Bulletin

Canada Summer Games Team The 2022 CSG Team has been selected.  The ARA wants to congratulate everyone who tried out.  The erg scores needed to simply attend the selection camp were aggressive implying that one had to be an extremely strong athlete just to garner an invitation to the camp. In the end we could…

June 2022 Monthly Bulletin

Canada Summer Games Update    The Canada Summer Games Selection Camp will be held in Calgary, Alberta from Friday June 17th through to Sunday June 19th.     Attendance at the camp is by invite only.  Formal invites have been distributed to athletes who have met the requisite erg deliverable.  To those who have been successful in hitting…

May 2022 Monthly Bulletin

RCA Speed Orders Coaches to whom this writer has associated with for the past two decades long for the return of the RCA Speed Order Regatta.  Once a staple of the regatta calendar, the speed order event; always held at the end of May served as an entry point onto Canada’s national teams.  Perform at…

April 2022 Monthly Bulletin

InvermereFor the first time in nearly five years the ARA will be hosting a training camp in Invermere B.C from Friday April 22nd through to Sunday April 24th.    While the camp will be designed to assist athletes in preparing for U23 Trials and CSG selection camps, it will be open to all experienced athletes* (Junior…

March 2022 Monthly Bulletin

ARA Erg Championships For the first time in two years the Central Alberta Rowing Club was able to host an “in-person” Indoor Erg Championships in Blackfalds, Alberta.   Great to see so many aspiring Novice athletes in action and reacquaint with many familiar faces that we have not seen for almost 24 months now.  Despite the…

February 2022 Monthly Bulletin

CSG Camp Update Ongoing COVID-19 restrictions that have transpired across the country have made it difficult for the ARA to make any long-term plans regarding CSG activities.  Last month the ARA indicated that it was organizing a winter camp for prospective CSG athletes in British-Columbia.  Unfortunately, on account of ongoing restrictions across B.C it became difficult…

January 2022 Monthly Bulletin

Happy New Year! A Happy New Year to all of our coaches, officials and athletes.  We at the ARA understand that these are uncertain times in the Province of Alberta given the ongoing COVID–19 pandemic.  At this time all athletes can train in their respective clubs (subject to local health restrictions).  If, however, you have…