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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…

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.

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…

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…

December 2021 Monthly Bulletin

A Holiday Poem (A revival from years past) Twas the night before Christmas and all through the Boathouse The were a humming to the sounds of Struass. The shells were slung on the stretchers with care In hopes that St. Nick could some how repair. Another erg done had me wanting a nap What was…

November 2021 Monthly Bulletin

2021 National Rowing Championships The 2021 National Rowing Championships (NRC) held between November 10-12 in Victoria, British-Columbia was in many ways an historic event for Alberta rowing.  To start, 37 athletes represented Alberta – its largest team in the history of the regatta.  Alberta was one of only two provinces to have representation across every…