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2022-23 Provincial Carding

In 2022 eight past or present ARA athletes will represent Canada at either the U23 World or Senior World Championships.  Each of these athletes were or are currently carded under the ARA Provincial Carding Initiative.  In addition of the 17 Alberta athletes who are returning home  from the 2022 Canada Summer Games with a medal…

2022 Alberta Erg Champs

The Central Alberta Rowing Club is hosted the annual Alberta Indoor Rowing Championships on Saturday March 5th, 2022 at the Abbey Centre in Blackfalds, AB (North of Red Deer). Thank you to all that attended in person or virtually. Results from the event can be found here.

2022 RCA National Conference

The two-day annual conference will be held at the Delta Hotel (Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort) in Victoria, BC from January 28 to 29, 2022, with the Semi-Annual Meeting taking place on January 30. The RCA Excellence Awards evening will take place on January 29. Virtual sessions will be held on Tuesday January 25 with keynote…

ARA AGM Moved to November 20th

Please note the Alberta Rowing Association Annual General Meeting in Red Deer, AB has been moved from November 13th, 2021 to November 20th 2021 to avoid conflicts with National Rowing Championships.

ARA Provincial Carding Initiative

The intent of the program is to provide direct funding to individual athletes in the sport’s Train to Train and Train to Win categories based on their demonstrated commitment to high performance sport.  The proposed program will look to enhance rowing in the province by providing targeted funding to Alberta based athletes and support their…

ARA Stage 3 Announcement

Thursday July 1st the Alberta Government announced its Open for Summer Plans. With the province essentially moving to no restrictions relative to Covid protocols/guidelines it is important to reiterate that the Alberta Rowing Association is continuing to advise all clubs to follow, as a minimum, the guidelines of their region (county, town or other).  Where…

ARA Stage 2 Announcement

Last Monday the Alberta Government signalled its intentions to move to Stage 2 of its Covid-19 reopening plan. Stage 2 includes the following two points that are most relevant to our member clubs Youth and adult sports and performance activities – resume with no restrictions, indoors and outdoors (note: this also includes dance studios). Distancing…

Congratulations CRC and Amelie RCA Award Recipients

Congratulations to the Calgary Rowing Club – recipient of the 2020 RCA Club “Outstanding Achievement of the Year” Award and to Amelie Schumacher (CRC Club Manager) Recipient of the RCA 2020 Covid Champion Award.Full details can be found here.

ARA Carding Initiative

We know that the first half of 2020 has been difficult for all rowers across the province.  Despite some of the hurdles we have faced, the ARA is pleased to inform all athletes that it has reinstated its provincial carding initiative for the remainder of the year.  ARA carding document 2020 erg standards

May 2020 ARA Statement Regarding COVID-19

Within the context of the current COVID-19 health pandemic, the Alberta Rowing Association (ARA) recognizes that clubs across Alberta may be subject to different access restrictions depending on the directives issued by the relevant government. With respect to this, the ARA asks that all club members respect facility access restrictions as issued by local government…