High School Regatta – Saturday, June 16 at the ERC Boathouse

On June 16, we are hosting the annual High School Regatta at the ERC.  This is a chance for the next generation of rowers to go head to head on the North Saskatchewan. The fun starts at 9:00 a.m. and will wrap up in the early afternoon; 4:00 p.m. at the latest. Please help make the day a success by […]

Prairie Champs – Saturday, June 23 at Telford Lake in Leduc

ERC is hosting the annual Prairie Champs regatta at Telford Lake in Leduc on June 23.  The organizing committee has all the plans in place – now it’s up to the rest of us to make sure the day goes off without a hitch.  This is a great opportunity to build up some volunteer hours at […]

Dock day 2018 and after-party

Spring is finally here and we are getting ready to put the dock back in and get on the water. We’ll also be doing a spring cleanup of the boathouse and tank buildings.  Many hands make light work, so get an early start on those volunteer hours by signing up here to join us on Saturday, May 5.   […]

ERC at the World Masters Games

The World Masters Games were this week on Lake Karapiro in New Zealand. The ERC had six members entered in the races over the week. Monday started with Connie Lebrun and Cathy Flood in the double posting a 4.49.84 in a strong 39 entry field and had a lot of fun. Doug Lynass and Frans Slatter followed in […]

Wigs, Warm Weather, and White Water – Head and Tail of the Gorge Day 2

Day 2 brought sunny weather and superb racing on the Tail of the Gorge course. The finish line remained the same, but crews started further inland and didn’t have to navigate the narrows a second time. Tail of the Gorge brings its own challenges, linking turn after turn into a 3 km course with almost […]

Wigs, Warm Weather, and White Water – Head and Tail of the Gorge Day 1

Feeling the absence of some whitewater racing in the racing calendar, the ERC made their annual trip out to Victoria for Head of the Gorge and Tail of the Gorge. The race takes place on a tidal inlet near downtown Victoria and features a raging current through a narrow gap (the “Gorge”) midway through the […]

Best in the West – Western Canadian University Rowing Championships

Early on Friday morning, the University of Alberta Rowing Team piled onto a coach bus for the long drive out to Burnaby, BC, host of the 2016 Western Canadian University Rowing Championships. Westerns is the first chance for many of the athletes to test themselves against the rowing powerhouses of the west coast and is […]

Gold Rush – Dino Sprints and Head of the Weasel 2016

The Edmonton Rowing Club made the short trip south to Calgary for a regatta doubleheader this weekend. The morning started off with the fiery Dino Sprints, an action-packed 1500m laned race on the Glenmore Reservoir. After an invigorating 3 hour bus ride at 5:00 in the morning, the team woke up from their naps in […]

Head of Vermilion – Wind, Waves, Weeds, and Weird Trophies

Hosted by the Lakeland College & Lakeland Rowing Club, the Head of the Vermilion is a 3000m head race on Vermilion Park Lake. Although it only happens once every three years, this year marked a big milestone, the 20th anniversary. Head of the Vermilion was the first race of the fall season for the ERC […]

Edmonton Rowing Club wins Men’s Division title at the 2015 NWIRA Championship

48 Edmonton athletes made their way to Regina this weekend to compete at the 112nd NWIRA regatta. The North-West International Rowing Association (NWIRA) championship is one of the oldest sporting events in the north-western region and features the highly sought after Lipton Cup for the winner of the overall club championship. Unfortunately, racing at the […]