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ARA Stage 2 Announcement

Last Monday the Alberta Government signalled its intentions to move to Stage 2 of its Covid-19 reopening plan. Stage 2 includes the following two points that are most relevant to our member clubs Youth and adult sports and performance activities – resume with no restrictions, indoors and outdoors (note: this also includes dance studios). Distancing…

Congratulations CRC and Amelie RCA Award Recipients

Congratulations to the Calgary Rowing Club – recipient of the 2020 RCA Club “Outstanding Achievement of the Year” Award and to Amelie Schumacher (CRC Club Manager) Recipient of the RCA 2020 Covid Champion Award.Full details can be found here.

ARA Carding Initiative

We know that the first half of 2020 has been difficult for all rowers across the province.  Despite some of the hurdles we have faced, the ARA is pleased to inform all athletes that it has reinstated its provincial carding initiative for the remainder of the year.  ARA carding document 2020 erg standards

May 2020 ARA Statement Regarding COVID-19

Within the context of the current COVID-19 health pandemic, the Alberta Rowing Association (ARA) recognizes that clubs across Alberta may be subject to different access restrictions depending on the directives issued by the relevant government. With respect to this, the ARA asks that all club members respect facility access restrictions as issued by local government…

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…

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….

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…

LRC Development Camp July 13 – 14, 2019

Lakeland Rowing Club will be hosting the 2019 ARA Development Camp on July 13 & 14, 2019. We are excited to have Michael Simonson come to coach this year! The camp is open to all ages and levels of experience, and is especially intended for recreational and sport rowers. Cost: $40 per rower, free for…