Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) congratulates False Creek Rowing Club (Vancouver, B.C.) and Rockies Rowing Club (Cranbrook, B.C.) as the two recipients of the RCA Recreational Fleet Program. The two clubs will share the fleet over the next two years.
The Recreational Fleet Program was first...Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) announced today the 28 athletes who will be competing in eight events at the first World Rowing Cup event of 2016. The team is highlighted by six crews, including the 2015 Bronze Medal women’s eight, that have already qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Donna Atkinson, Chief Executive Officer of Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA), has notified the Board of Directors that she will be stepping down from her role following next year’s Semi-Annual Meeting in January 2017. Atkinson joined RCA in 2009.
“This was a difficult decision for me to make,”...Read more
iRow Club Grants, made possible by Sport Canada, have been awarded to the 2016 recipients.
For the past eight years, Rowing Canada Aviron, with support from Sport Canada, has been developing iRow youth club programs focused on building awareness and increasing grassroots participation of...Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is pleased to announce Rowing BC as the successful bidder and host of the 2016 RCA National Rowing Championships – Canada Cup Regatta. Rowing BC will deliver these Championships through to 2019 with Burnaby Lake as the host location.
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA), alongside corporate partners Immunotec and Pride Mobility, announced the four recipients of the Athlete of the Year Award. This award recognizes rowers in the categories of Senior, Para, Under 23 and Junior. The following athletes were formally honoured at RCA’s 35...Read more
Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is saddened to hear of the passing of Frank Dwyer of the St. Catharines Rowing Club on January 17, 2016. An athlete, coach, mentor, and volunteer within the St. Catharines rowing community, Frank will be greatly missed.
“Frank was always a welcome face at the...Read more
The Regina Rowing Club will host Rowing Canada Aviron’s Canadian Masters Championships, in Regina, Saskatchewan, July 23 – 24, 2016. This annual celebration of rowing will take place in the heart of the province’s capital city on Wascana Lake....Read more
RCA Keynote speakers series at the 2018 National Conference in January! Don't miss it!
Jennifer Walinga - An educator for 30 years, and former member of Canada’s Commonwealth, World and Olympic gold medal rowing teams (1983 to 1992). Dr. Jennifer Walinga draws on her personal, professional, and educational experiences when facilitating problem solving and leadership processes in organizations. Walinga blends organizational, educational, and sport theories in designing communication, change and performance interventions in organizations. She is an award-winning researcher focusing all of her projects on the central theme of optimal human performance. Her research interests include organizational communication, team dynamics, creative insight, social innovation, workplace health, sport education and high performance. Walinga is currently working on culture building projects in the spheres of sport, women in leadership, and workplace health. She is a mother of three and an active member of the athletic and educational communities in Victoria.
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