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Oct 18

Para-Rowing Coach Workshop

Row Nova Scotia is hosting an non-NCCP introductory para-coaching workshop led by Katherine Harman. In two- 90 minutes sessions you will discuss: essentials for starting up a para-rowing program; preparing your club and volunteers to offer a program; common conditions athletes might have who are suited to rowing; preliminary classification of para-rowers and safety. In a boathouse/on the water session you will learn about some of the most common equipment adaptations made and why and have a chance to meet some para-rowers and learn from them.

When: October 26 6:00pm-7:30pm and October 27 5:00pm-6:30pm
Where: October 26 at Sport Nova Scotia (3rd Floor Milk Boardroom)
October 27 at North Star Rowing Club (20 Boathouse Lane Dartmouth, NS)
Cost: Free
Register: Email by Tuesday October 25 stating your interest in attending.

Oct 18

Really Chili Rowing Regatta

Please see the regatta package for the 2016 Really Chili Rowing Regatta. Registration is open until Sunday October 25, 2016.

RowNS is encouraging athletes to dress up in their best Halloween costumes for the regatta and the boat with the best costume will win a prize!

Really Chili Regatta Package v2

Oct 15

Atlantic Rowing Championship Results

Results from this weekend’s Atlantic Rowing Championships are now available. Congratulations to the Halifax Rowing Club on winning the President’s Cup, Dalhousie for winning the Lochaber Cup and the Dalhousie Novice team for capturing the Novice points title.

ARC 2016 Saturday Results

ARC 2016 Sunday Results

Oct 13

Atlantic Championships Draw

The Atlantic Rowing Championships are set to begin this Saturday in Antigonish. The first version of the draw is now available. Any new versions to the draw will be posted here.

ARC Saturday Draw v5

ARC Sunday Draw v6

Oct 7

Strategic Plan Survey

The Row Nova Scotia Board of Directors in the process of creating a strategic plan. The Board is looking for input from its membership including current rowers, past rowers, coaches, umpires, volunteers, and everyone else to help shape the future of rowing in Nova Scotia!

Please take 5 minutes to complete the survey at the following link:

Oct 4

ARC and AURC Regatta Package – updated

The regatta package for the Atlantic Rowing Championships is now available.

Atlantic Rowing Championship Package V4

Sep 27

National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup Regatta

Team Nova Scotia recently competed at the National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup (NRC-CC) Regatta in Burnaby, BC. A team of eight athletes from three different clubs was selected by Row Nova Scotia to represent Nova Scotia at NRC’s. This year marked the re-introduction of the Canada Cup Regatta on the Sunday following NRC’s. Nova Scotia athletes competed in the Canada Cup Regatta as part of composite crews with rowers from New Brunswick and Quebec.

Some notable results by Team Nova Scotia was a bronze medal in the junior men’s pair by Ben Walls and Peter MacSween, a 5th place finish in the Final A of the lightweight women’s single by Jenna Pelham, and a 3rd place finish in the Final B of the men’s single by Cody Bailey.

See a full list of the results by Nova Scotia:

Sep 26

Cogswell/Pelham Race and North West Arm Regatta Results

Cogswell/Pelham & North West Arm Regatta Results

Sep 16

Cogswell/Pelham and North West Arm Regatta Draw

The draw is now available for the 2016 Cogswell/Pelham Race & North West Arm Regatta taking place this Sunday September 18, 2016.

Cogswell/Pelham Race & North West Arm Regatta Draw

Sep 15

Team Nova Scotia Selected for National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup Regatta

Row Nova Scotia has selected the team of athletes that will represent Nova Scotia at the National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup Regatta (NRC-CC) being hosted in Burnaby, BC from September 22-25, 2016. The following athletes have been selected by meeting criteria set by the High Performance Committee.

Ben Walls – Halifax Rowing Club
Claire Ellison – Halifax Rowing Club
Hannah Meeson – Halifax Rowing Club
Peter MacSween – Halifax Rowing Club
Cody Bailey – Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club Rowing
Jenna Pelham – North Star Rowing Club
Maria Simmons – North Star Rowing Club
Tara Barnett – North Star Rowing Club

The team will be coached by Pat Cody, Row Nova Scotia Provincial Team Coach with assistance from Tracy Brown, Women in Coaching Canada Games Apprenticeship Program.