Learn-to-Row

CGRuKFVU8AEMTiNDue to increased demand, the Winnipeg Rowing Club will be running two more Learn-to-Row weekends over the summer. We will have one session in July (17th to 19th) and one in August (14th to 16th). We will have 6 spots available in each, so reserve your spot quickly! See our Lean-to-Row page for registration information.

WINNIPEG ROWING CLUB CAPTURES TWO WINS AT FIRST REGATTA OF RACING SEASON

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It was an extremely windy day but rowers boldly challenged the unfavourable conditions on Wascana lake at the 38th Western Canada Sprints Regatta, hosted by Regina.

Winnipeg Rowing Club sent a team of athletes to compete in junior, open and master categories, winning first place in two events:

  • Master Men’s Single – Andrew Lamont
  • Lightweight Women’s Quad – Tracy Taylor, Brandi Smith, Hanika Nakagawa, Emily Lennox

Notable second place finishes in Regina included:

  • Lightweight Women’s Double – Tracy Taylor, Brandi Smith
  • Open Women’s Double – Tracy Taylor, Brandi Smith
  • Master Men’s Double – Andrew Lamont, Satoru Nakagawa
  • Master Men’s Quad – Eric Johnstone, Ryan Desilets, Tracy Kowal, Rob Dansereau
  • Open Men’s Single – Riley MacCharles
  • Junior Men’s Single – Josh Ilse

“Our athletes did a tremendous job,” says WRC Head Coach Steven Taylor, who oversaw the Winnipeg team in Regina. “It was a great kick-off to the 2015 rowing season.”

BINGO

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The WRC needs volunteers for the following BINGOS at Club Regent Casino:

  • Thursday, August 13th at 4:30pm-6:45pm (3 volunteers needed)
  • Friday, September 4th at 4:30-6:45pm (3 volunteers needed)
  • Sunday, September 20th at 9:00-11:45pm (4 volunteers needed)

Just a reminder that two bingo shifts must be worked during the year to redeem your volunteer deposit.

Please sign up at the WRC or email the club manager at clubmgr.wrc@gmail.com

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Open House

The Winnipeg Rowing Club will be having it’s annual open house on Saturday May 30th from 12pm to 4pm.

All are welcome. You will be able to receive instruction on how to use a rowing machine, try out some dockside rowing, and even head out onto the Red River with some experienced rowers. There will also be a Rowing Canada, Row to Podium display where you can see if you’ve got what it takes to become on Olympic rower! http://www.rowtopodium.ca/

Now is your chance to see the inner workings of Western Canada’s second oldest sport organization and Manitoba’s most successful Summer Olympic sport!

For more information please contact clubmgr.wrc@gmail.com

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