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Aug 15

Sprints Photos

Pictures from Sprints are now available:

Photo credit: Barry Burgess

Aug 11

Good Luck to Team Canada in Rio

Team Canada will be competing in 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The rowing event will be taking place at Logoa Stadium from August 6-13 with six women’s events and eight men’s events. Rowing can be watched on CBC and streamed live. Visit the official Olympics site at to learn more.

Good luck Canada, RowNS will be cheering!

Aug 11

2016 Royal Canadian Henley

Two RowNS clubs, Halifax and North Star travelled to St. Catharines, ON for the 2016 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta. RowNS would like to congratulate all the athletes, coaches and volunteers from both clubs. Nova Scotian athletes provided great racing and fast times consistently over the course of the week which was highlighted by one of the most exciting races of the entire regatta. Jenna Pelham, NSRC, placed 2nd in the Senior Women’s LWT 1x final A losing out by just 0.01s in a photo finish.

Full results from Henley are available here:

Aug 2

Apply Now: MMAAC Coach Positions

Mic Mac AAC Rowing is looking to hire part time coaches for the fall and winter programs. The deadline to apply is August 12, 2016.

MMAAC Coach Postions Fall & Winter

Jul 24

Nova Scotia Sprints Results

Full Nova Scotia Sprints results are available at the links below:

Saturday’s Results:
Sunday’s Results:

Jul 21

Nova Scotian Athletes Selected to National Teams

Date: 21 July, 2016

Halifax, N.S. – This past week, two Nova Scotian athletes secured their spots on National Rowing Teams that will be travelling to World Championship regattas this summer.

Zak Lewis has guaranteed his second straight appearance at the World University Championships in Poznan, Poland from September 2-4, 2016 by being selected to the Canadian International University Sports Federation (FISU) team. This year Zak will be competing in the men’s four where he will look to better his 9th place result from last year.

Cody Bailey has qualified to represent Canada as part of the Canadian Under-23 National Team that will be competing in the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands from August 21-28, 2016. Cody will be eyeing a medal in the men’s double sculls event with partner Trevor Jones.

Provincial Team Coach, Pat Cody said, “It is exciting news that Nova Scotia has two athletes who have qualified for national teams. We are proud of the hard work they have demonstrated allowing them to take the next step towards their dreams. It is extremely encouraging to see our athlete development pathway in Nova Scotia producing national calibre athletes.”

Jul 20

Sprints Draws Now Available

Sprints 2016 – Saturday Final Draw

Sprints 2016 – Sunday Draw Final

Updated July 23

Jun 22

Patrick Convey Recognition Award

Row Nova Scotia and the Convey Family will be accepting nominations for the 2016 Patrick Convey Recognition Award. This year the Convey Family is awarding two categories: Award 1 is for ages 25 and under; and Award 2 is for ages 26 and over. Applications are due September 8th, 2016 at midnight to Row Nova Scotia.

New: This year individuals can apply on their own behalf, or you can nominate someone you feel meets the criteria of the award.

Patrtick Convey Recognition Award Poster
Patrick Convey Recognition Award Information
Patrtick Convey Poster

Jun 17

National Rowing Championship Selection Document

If you are interested in attending the RCA National Rowing Championships (NRC’s) and Canada Cup in Burnaby, BC on September 22-24, 2016 please review the 2016 NRC & Canada Cup Selection Document.

2016 NRC & Canada Cup Selection Document

Jun 17

Apply Now: Rowing Team Manager For 2017 Canada Games

RowNS is seeking applications for anyone interested in applying to be the Team Manager for the rowing team that will attend the 2017 Canada Games in Winnipeg, Manitioba from July 27 – August 13, 2017.

2017 Canada Games Rowing Team Manager

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and two references to RowNS at and by Friday July 8th, 2016.