Category: News

Veterans & Families Indoor Rowing Program

Rowing ACT is pleased to announce that the Veterans and Families Indoor Rowing Program will be starting in September 2020. This program will bring together veterans and their family members to learn to row on indoor rowing machines, while improving physical and mental health outcomes for participants. Any current service person or veteran can participate, […]

The X-Training Challenge starts this weekend 20-21 June!

Earn points for your club by taking part in our Clubs Cross Training Challenge! Anyone can take part, so grab your family and friends annd make it a group effort. Individual prizes will also be awarded for outstanding results, including the biggest improvement in each age and gender category. Run, Erg, Row, Walk or Ride […]

Updated Restrictions 30 May 2020

TRAINING groups of 20 and crewed boats will return to Canberra this weekend after announcement from the ACT Government this week. The number of people who can train as part of a group goes up to 20 plus a coach as of 11.59pm, Friday 29 May 2020. Further to this, the ACT Government has advised […]

Returning to Play in a COVID-Safe Environment

Community sport restrictions start easing as of midnight tonight – but things aren’t fully back to normal yet. Clubs will be able to reopen for some club rowing once they have a plan to do so in a COVID-safe manner. Right now this is limited to club singles and doubles (where crew members are from […]

Rowing ACT Statement on Training at Home

Rowing ACT has released a statement on training at home to help people train safely while they are not able to use their normal facilities. For more information, click here

FOR SALE – Stern Coxed Wintech Competitor Quad

A perfect boat for any school or club looking for a good ready to row quad for all levels. Includes hull, quad riggers and complete wiring that has all been carefully maintained and in excellent condition. Boat weight: approx. 57kgAverage Crew Weight: 70-80kgDate of Purchase: 2008Asking price: $7,000 ONO For more information please contact Vicky […]

The Indoor Interstate Regatta is coming!

The 2020 Indoor Interstate Regatta is here! Between 6 and 20 April 2020 register your indoor rowing machine metres via this link:  or by tagging Rowing ACT in a picture of your erg screen, including your verification code! The regatta is open to everyone – school, club, elite and masters – we need you […]

Rowing ACT COVID-19 update 23 March 2020

Yesterday the Federal Government announced new restrictions on social gatherings in Australia, with gyms and indoor sporting venues closed down from midday Monday 23 March. The ACT Government also announced on Sunday they would be temporarily closing down all non-essential activities and businesses in line with the Federal Government advice. Rowing ACT has also sought […]

Rowing ACT COVID-19 update 22 March 2020

Dear ACT Rowing Community, Just over a week ago we were preparing for the biggest weekend’s racing in the ACT since the 2013 Masters Championships. Today the ACT Government announced that all non-essential businesses will be closed down; while full details have not come out as yet, we anticipate that this will include sporting clubs […]

COVID-19 Update March 18

Dear Rowing Colleagues, As you are aware the impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are now being felt across Australia with clear direction being provided by the Australian and State Governments and their medical advisors. This obviously has significant implications for the wider Australian sporting landscape which in turn is being felt directly by the rowing […]