Winnipeg Rowing Club Articles

Rowing Club Hoping to Get Future Rowers on the Water

Rowing Club Hoping to Get Future Rowers on the Water

The Winnipeg Rowing Club could use some new members and they're hoping the public will come out this weekend and give the sport a try. The WRC is hosting their annual open house on Saturday, June 3. It's a chance for anyone curious about rowing to tour the facilities,...

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Winnipeg’s Top Rowers Compete on the Red River

Winnipeg’s Top Rowers Compete on the Red River

Winnipeg's top rowers took to the Red River on Saturday to try and earn the top purse in their category. The Head of the Red rowing competition was held at the Winnipeg Rowing Club, where racers participated in three 2 km loops departing every 30 seconds. The...

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‘Head of the Red’ Crowning Winnipeg’s Top Rowers

‘Head of the Red’ Crowning Winnipeg’s Top Rowers

Two Winnipeg-based rowing groups are coming together on Saturday for the annual "Head of the Red" competition. The Winnipeg Rowing Club and Manitoba Rowing Association are hosting the regatta, consisting of longer, slower distances, ranging from 4,000-6,000 metres....

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Winnipeg Rowers to Compete in Indoor Competition

Winnipeg Rowers to Compete in Indoor Competition

The river is a little frozen for rowing at this time of year, so the Winnipeg Rowing Club has other plans. The club at 20 Lyndale Drive is hosting the Winnipeg Indoor Rowing Championship on February 1. Rowers will compete on rowing machines, with races split by age...

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Rowing Teams Competing in ‘Head of the Red’

Rowing Teams Competing in ‘Head of the Red’

By David Klassen Rowing teams from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario will be competing this weekend at the Head of the Red competition at the Winnipeg Rowing Club. Beginning on Saturday at 8 a.m., races will commence at the boat launch of 20 Lyndale Drive. Rowers...

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Winnipeg Rowers Impress at Sprints Regatta in Regina

Winnipeg Rowers Impress at Sprints Regatta in Regina

Members of the Winnipeg Rowing Club came away victorious at the 37th Western Canada Sprints Regatta in Regina this past weekend. The competition drew 279 rowers from Winnipeg, Regina, Kenora, Saskatoon, Calgary and Edmonton. WRC sent a team of 34 athletes to compete...

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Rowing Season Open on the Red River

Rowing Season Open on the Red River

Local rowers have readied themselves for the busy summer rowing season and the Red River has ample space for them. The Winnipeg Rowing Club will show off what it's known for on Saturday, May 31 when it hosts an open house. The public is invited to come out and see...

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Powell Named New GM of Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba

Powell Named New GM of Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba

A member of the Winnipeg Rowing Club has been named the new general manger of the Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba. Jeff Powell will oversee the organization that helps athletes from Manitoba to achieve national and international sporting goals. "No athlete stands on an...

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Rowing Club Holding Open House on Saturday

Rowing Club Holding Open House on Saturday

The Winnipeg Rowing Club is inviting the public down on Saturday, June 22 for its annual open house. It's a chance to tour the facilities, learn about indoor training, check out the boats and boathouse, watch rowers in action, and even try rowing for yourself. Rowing...

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Rowers Compete on Red River in Annual Challenge

Rowers Compete on Red River in Annual Challenge

The annual Community Rowing Challenge will see teams battle each other for supremacy on the Red River today. Hosted by the Winnipeg Rowing Club, the day's events include a four-team media race as two teams from CTV Winnipeg compete against CBC Manitoba and the...

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