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2017 Canada Summer Games Funding Opportunity

The 2017 Canada Summer Games is a multi sport inter-provincial competition that will see the nations best young athletes compete against one another across 30 different sports in Winnipeg, Manitoba    The ARA recognizes the significance of these games and with the opening ceremonies now only 12 months has begun to take steps to prepare our…

June 2016 Monthly Bulletin

ARA CAMP/ CSG UPDATE Gridlock traffic, flat tires, and two hungry drivers delayed the start of our latest CSG Camp in Leduc, Alberta.  When things finally got started the coaches witnessed the undeniable potential many of our prospective CSG athletes possess during a 90 minute small boat technical row.  Following the on-water session the coaches…

May 2016 Monthly Bulletin

ARA CAMP/ CSG UPDATE For many the imagery of a rowing shell breaking the reflection of snow-capped mountains against a crystal blue lake as the sound of the oars cascade off mountain walls and echo across the valley is reserved for an idyllic few living in small European resorts. Those who attended the CSG camp…

April 2016 Monthly Bulletin

ARA CAMP/ CSG UPDATE Based on results from the 2016 ARA Erg Championships the ARA has invited 35 athletes to its camp in Invermere British-Columbia on April 15, 16 and 17, 2016. The ARA is encouraged by the number of high quality athletes attending and is hopeful that each and every individual will utilize this…

Information for Umpires – May Seminars

The last week in May 3 seminars/courses will be offered.  Check the calendar for details.   Here are some other items/events for your consideration coming down the pipeline: 1) Regattas If you are interested in helping out with any of the listed events or have questions, please let me know (if you haven’t already done…

March 2016 Monthly Bulletin

ARA Erg Champs In February of 2016 the ARA Provincial Technical Director challenged rowers from across the province to register for the ARA Erg Championships. If athletes rose to the challenge and 150+ athletes registered for the event it was agreed that he would compete in the relay with a team of coaches. With 150+…

February 2016 Monthly Bulletin

CSG WINTER CAMP The 2017 Canada Summer Games is a multi sport inter-provincial competition that will see the nations best young athletes compete against one another across 30 different sports in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The ARA recognises the significance of these games and with the opening ceremonies now only 18 months away is taking steps to…

Alberta Umpires: Notes for Spring!

Some quick updates/notes heading into the Spring Season! 1. Coaches/ARA Rowing Conference- FEBRUARY 27TH- Edmonton You may/may not have seen the schedule, it can be found here. Not just for coaches this year, it also includes topics of interest for Umpires, competitive athletes and recreationists alike! It is also a great opportunity for a few…

2016 ARA Coaches Conference

The ARA is very excited to be hosting its 7th annual coaching conference on February 27th in Edmonton.  Click here Coaches Conference Feb 27 2016  for the conference schedule and registration information. This year we will be focusing on a variety of topics with some focus on the competitive athlete as well as the role umpires…

Michael Simonson – 2016 RCA Coach of The Year

Congratulations to Alberta’s own Michael Simonson named the RCA Coach of the Year at the 2016 RCA National Conference. The Rowing Canada Aviron COACH OF THE YEAR Award is presented annually at the National Awards Dinner to a Club/University coach of para or able bodied rowers who have produced outstanding crews or individual athletes in…