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2013 Coaches Conference

The Alberta Rowing Association in association with the Edmonton and University of Alberta Rowing Clubs are pleased to announce that it will host its fourth annual coaching conference on January 11 and 12, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta. For the second consecutive year this years conference will feature a guest speaker from outside the sport of…

December Information Bulletin #10

Happy Holidays From our family to yours the Alberta Rowing Association wants to wish all of its athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers the very best this holiday season. CSG Winter Camp The 2013 Canada Summer Games is a multi sport inter-provincial competition that will see the nations best young athletes compete against one another across…

November Information Bulletin #9

That’s a Wrap An early November snowfall that saw 20+ cm of snow blanket the province confirmed what we in the rowing community already knew; the 2012 on-water rowing season is over. Thank-you to all the volunteers, officials, coaches and the ARA Board for their tireless effort in making the sport of rowing a success…

October Information Bulletin #8

The End is Near Scary to believe but in one short month we start pulling the docks in preparation for another long winter. Fortunately, October is one of the nicest months rowing wise across the Province of Alberta. Take advantage of the next 31 days to get out and enjoy the calm waters that typically…

Adaptive Rowing

Rowing Canada Aviron is proud to share its new DVD that promotes the growing sport of adaptive rowing. The video is approximately eight minutes long and features Canada’s current World Champion crew, the mixed adaptive 4+. It explains that adaptive rowing can be for anyone, regardless of disability. [youtube_sc url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdR8WAfEltc&feature=youtu.be]

RCA NCCP & LTAD Update

The link below will find an update on what is happening with RCA NCCP coach education and advances with the implementation of Long Term Athlete Development. Both initiatives impact our system at all levels and stages, including athletes and coaches at the club, provincial and national level.

August Information Bulletin #7

That was Fast If you blinked you might have missed it. With September now upon us, it is hard to believe that the book is now closed on the summer season. Fortunately, there is still a fair bit of rowing left before we close the book on the 2012 season; September is arguably the nicest…

2012 Prairie Championships

Rowing 2000 Metres…In Leduc The Leduc – Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer by Dominique Vrolyk Friday, July 20, 2012 Leduc, AB – On Saturday July 14, Leduc’s Telford Lake was the signature venue hosting an event that attracted hundreds of rowers: the Prairie Rowing Championships was deemed a total success by team coaches and participants alike, complete…

July Information Bulletin #6

June 2012 – A month to forget June of 2012 was a month that all within the ARA would like to forget. In Edmonton, high water levels forced the closure of the North Saskatchewan River for 10 days. In Calgary, the City of Calgary closed the Glenmore Reservoir for 24 days citing unsafe conditions on…

June Information Bulletin #5

Henley Funding: The Royal Canadian Henley Regatta is Canada’s premier club regatta. Featuring over 2800 athletes across 150 clubs, the regatta offers athletes a competitive experience they cannot experience in Western Canada. Hoping to capitalize on the environment provided in St. Kitts, Ontario, the ARA highly encourages all aspiring provincial athletes (Canada Summer Games (CSG)…