Category: News

CGS Regatta cancelled

This weekend sees the ACT facing its worst fire conditions since 2003, with high temperatures, strong winds, poor air quality, and a bushfire out of control in the Namadgi National Park. Given this combination, Rowing ACT has decided to cancel this weekend’s CGS Regatta. This is to make sure that athletes, coaches, volunteers, staff, spectators […]

Invite to ACT Performance Pathways Meeting

All of the ACT rowing community are invited to our first Performance Pathways meeting hosted by the new Rowing ACT Head Coach, Dave Fraumano. The meeting will be on 3 February 2020 and start at 6:30pm. This a session where we will come together as a community, and work together to develop our sport. In […]

Changes to Pathways & Youth Development Camp

As we approach another week of uncertainty RACT have made the decision to shorten pathways/youth camp this weekend. The camp will now run on Saturday 18th January 7.30-10am, with an extra session from 10-10:30am for coxswains. There will NOT be any sessions on Friday 17th or Sunday 19th. Girls are to meet at CGGS shed […]

Rowing ACT statement on bushfires & Canberra conditions

Firstly our hearts go out to those who have been affected by the bushfires ravaging Australia, particularly south-eastern Australia. The devastation these bushfires have wrought across the country is truly heartbreaking and Rowing ACT will be working with Rowing Australia and other state rowing bodies to see what fundraising and support we can provide. Those […]

State Team Coaches & Training Squad Announcement

We are excited to be able to announce the coaches and training squads for the 2020 ACT State Team. There was a strong interest in this year’s team, and this is something we hope to be able to build on into the future. I would like to thank our selectors Bruce Hick and Donna Martin […]

School holiday rowing program

Capital Lakes Rowing Club is running a school holiday rowing program from January 13-24, 2020. Click here for more program information and click here to complete the registration form.

Pathways & Youth Eights Nominations Open

Nominations for the Pathways Eights Program are now open. We are also re-opening nominations for the Youth Eights in the lead up to the first training camps happening at the start of December. Pathways rowers must currently be attending Year 9, 10 or 11 at a Canberra School, while any rower under the age of […]

New Rowing ACT Head Coach announced

Rowing ACT has a new head coach, with successful school and club coach Dave Fraumano to take the reigns from December. Dave has a number of successes since beginning his coaching career back in 2003. After starting at Mercantile Rowing Club, Dave has coached local, interstate, and international crews, including the Men’s Lightweight sculls at […]

Rowing Victoria State Pathway Coordinator

Victorian Pathway Program (VPP), is the joint management committee of Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) and Rowing Victoria (RV) that delivers the pathway for rowing in Victoria. RV is responsible for the overall management, promotion and development of the sport and represents nearly 90 affiliated rowing clubs and 8,000 competitive and recreational members throughout the […]

2020 Interstate Regatta Selection Policy & Process released

The 2020 Interstate Regatta selection policy and process has now been released and is available online here. It is the Rowing ACT Board’s intention to maximise the ACT team’s presence at the regatta. While the priority consideration for selection will be potential performance in 2020, there may also be crews targeted in 2020 for their […]