Category: News

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 […]

Rowing ACT Update March 18

Over the last week the Rowing ACT Board has met regularly to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and our response to it. Taking guidance from the Federal and ACT Governments, as well as Rowing Australia as the national sporting body, Rowing ACT is taking measures that are both scalable and sustainable for potential interruptions of six […]

Rowing ACT Head of the Lake & ACT Championship Cancellation

The Rowing ACT Board met this evening following a Rowing Australia meeting, where advice was provided by RA’s Chief Medical Officer to the states and the national sporting organisation. Following this meeting, Rowing ACT has come to the difficult decision to cancel the Head of the Lake and ACT Championships regattas that were to be […]

BMRC double/pair sale

BMRC is selling boat: 6640 Build: 2016 rower weight: 60-69 Mould: 214 Boat comes with sweep and scull riggers, and steering for pair. please contact Ian Mongan to discuss and view. ianmongan@yahoo.com.au

Rowing ACT Coronavirus update 11 March 2020

The NOVEL CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) which originated from Hubei Province, China is causing worldwide concern with cases now occurring in many countries. Rowing ACT maintains a strong health and safety policy and is providing updated information for the rowing community, and specifically those competing in the Canberra Park Head of the Lake and ACT Championships […]

ACT Interstate Team Announcement

Rowing ACT is proud to announce the first part of the 2020 State Team which will represent the ACT at the Interstate Regatta held on 29 March in Penrith. More announcements are coming regarding the other events, including the Kings Cup Eight. Presidents Cup: Caleb Antill Nell Slatter Cup: Cara Grzeskowiak Women’s PR3 Single Scull: […]

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 […]