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2020 Alberta Indoor Rowing Championships

The Central Alberta Rowing Club is hosting the annual Alberta Indoor Rowing Championships on Saturday March 7th, 2020 at the Abbey Centre in Blackfalds, AB (North of Red Deer). At the conclusion of the erg competition, there will be a light lunch provided. Registration should be completed online on Regatta Central’s website https://www.regattacentral.com/login by 12:00pm…

January Monthly Bulletin

Happy New Year!A Happy New Year to all of our coaches, officials and athletes.  We at the ARA hope that 2020 is year that we won’t forget.  CSG The 2021 Canada Summer Games is a multi-sport inter-provincial competition that will see the nation’s best young athletes compete against one another across 30 different sports in…

Chris Davidson – RCA Coach of the Year

Calgary Rowing Club Junior Program Head Coach Chris Davidson has been selected as RCA Coach of the Year due to his work leading numerous junior athletes to medals at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta and the National Rowing Championships. Chris is a long-time Calgary coach and coaching veteran of several summer games teams for Alberta….

December Monthly Bulletin

A Holiday Poem Tis the 25th day of December and a year to remember.Davo stepped back and retired; a legacy of athletes to whom he inspired.The CRC had a quite the year; with a few Henley medals as a souvenirThe Rustlers in Burnaby, returned home with Novice gold and gloryLets not forget about the Dino…

November Monthly Bulletin

Say it isn’t so Davo After 16 years, the province is hearing rumours that long-time CRC and ARA coach Chris Davidson is hanging up his megaphone to pursue other ventures. Chris Davidson started coaching in Calgary in the fall of 2004 after a storied career as an athlete having competed at the 2000 Olympic Games…

October Monthly Bulletin

NRC 2019 With only 10 months until the start of the 2020 Olympic Summer Games, the 2019 National Rowing Championships were hotly contested as athletes across the country tried to showcase their skills to Rowing Canada’s brass.  At stake, an invite to the Olympic Camp, and one’s own national ranking in the single and/or pair. …

August Monthly Bulletin

WESTERN CANADA SUMMER GAMES The 2019 Western Canada Summer Games held in Swift Current Saskatchewan concluded on Sunday August 17, 2019 with Alberta rowers bringing home a record 6 gold medals including gold in both the men’s and women’s 8+’s.  The success of Team Alberta at this regatta was accentuated by the fact that all 17 athletes in…

NRC Update #1 2019

This Update will provide you with the necessary information to commence making plans to attend the 2019 National Rowing Championships. Having said that unless you have met the deliverables as per the ARA’s Selection Document you are not eligible to represent the ARA at this time unless you have written notification from the writer directly…

2019 Western Canada Summer Games

The ARA is please to announce the 2019 WCSG Team has been selected. Click here to read the full announcement The 2019 Games are being held in Swift Current, SK August 9th – 18th. The Rowing Competition will be held at Lac Pelletier Regional Park August 13th – 18th. You can find full event details…