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WRC’s Annual Open House

It’s rowing season on the Red River… and the Winnipeg Rowing Club is hoping you’ll come and try a sport that has been part of our city since 1881! Members of the public are invited to find out more about rowing in Winnipeg, at the upcoming open house:

Winnipeg Rowing Club’s Annual Open House

Saturday, May 26th @ 20 Lyndale Drive
Drop-in anytime between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Rowing is a lifelong activity for fitness, recreation, competition, and also just for fun. Come and find out more about it at the open house. You’ll be able to tour the facilities, see the boats and boathouse, check out rowing demonstrations, try dockside rowing, and sign up for any of our programs.

WRC Athlete Signs Letter of Intent with Virginia University

Congratulations to Justine Gillert, current WRC athlete, who has received a full rowing scholarship at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  ODU’s rowing program, which was only recently re-introduced in 2008, already comprising athletes from all over the world such as Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and now Canada.  Justine will be majoring in linguistics in hopes of becoming a speech language pathologist.

Best wishes from the Winnipeg Rowing Club, and good luck on your studies this fall.