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Register for the ARA Coaches Conference April 25th

The 2015 ARA Coaches Conference will be held April 25, 2015 in Lacombe, Alberta. This year’s conference will be a ½ day affair running from 1:00pm through to 5:00pm on the Saturday only.  For the first time, the focus of this years conference will be on the “Novice Coach; coaches who could use a little…

March 2015 Monthly Bulletin

The Dog Days of Winter: March is undoubtedly the hardest month of training here in the prairies. After sitting on the erg for the better part of 4 months and the on-water season still some seven weeks away the desire to get up each morning wanes. Those athletes however, who are able to push through…

Congratulations to Carolyn Taylor Smith

At the 34th annual RCA Awards Banquet held in Burnaby, British-Columbia Carolyn Taylor Smith of the Edmonton Rowing Club was recognized with the Presidents Award. The President’s Award, conferred at the discretion of the President of Rowing Canada Aviron (currently Michael Walker), recognizes significant contributions to the sport of rowing. Carolyn did not start rowing till…

February 2015 Monthly Bulletin

WCSG Spring Camp The 2015 Western Canada Summer Games (WCSG) is a multi sport event featuring athletes from the four western provinces and three territories. The Games provide development opportunities and serve to broaden the exposure of talented amateur athletes.   The ARA recognises the significance of these games and with the opening ceremonies now only…

2015 Alberta Erg Championships

The Central Alberta Rowing Club is hosting the annual Alberta Indoor Rowing Championships on Saturday March 14th, 2014 at the Abbey Centre in Blackfalds (N.of Red Deer), AB. At the conclusion of the erg competition, there will be a light lunch provided. Registration should be completed through your coach if possible or by e-mail direct…

January 2015 Monthly Bulletin

Happy New Year! A Happy New Year to all of our coaches, officials and athletes. We at the ARA hope that we can build upon our successes that our clubs and university programs witnessed in 2014 and make 2015 a year that we won’t forget. Western Canada Summer Games The 2015 Canada Summer Games is…

2015 Erg Champs T-Shirt Design Contest

Deadline for Submissions: 15 January 2015 Submit to: office@albertarowing.ca Logo/design: To be rowing related. To appeal to students, but in good taste. To be artistic. To be original (careful of plagiarism).  Additional Requirements: One colour for design print Suggest t-shirt colour Text to include: Alberta Indoor Rowing Championships 2015/ ASC (funder) logo. Format: Design submission…

November 2014 Monthly Bulletin

A Holiday Poem Every who down in Alberta loved the sport of rowing But there was nothing but ice once it started snowing. Rowers hated the winter, the whole stinking season But who could blame them; they had every good reason.   They needed water; to row day or night Longing for July and its…

November 2014 Monthly Bulletin

NRC 2014 Amongst near perfect conditions, 25 Alberta athletes competed against Canada’s best at the 2014 National Rowing Championships this past weekend in Victoria, British-Columbia. For those unfamiliar with the format of the event, the National Rowing Championships is truly the only regatta on the calendar where medallists from the 2014 World Championships (Lindsay Jennerich…

2014 WCURC Results

Congratulations to all of you that competed in the regatta on a beautiful week end here in Calgary. Below are the final results: 2014 WCURC Aggregate Results 2014 WCURC Finals Results 2014 WCURC Time Trials Results