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Rowing ACT is looking for the next generation of Olympic & Paralympic rowers

Do you have what it takes to be Australia’s next best rower? Rowing ACT and The ACT Academy of Sport (ACTAS) are looking for you!

Targeted at athlete’s aged 13-17, come along to try your hand at one of Australia’s most successful Olympic sports.

Para-rowing opportunities available for people of all ages.

Testing will take place on Saturday 17th October, 11am-1pm and Sunday 18th October, 9am-11am. Para-rowing testing on Sunday 18th October, 11am-1pm.

Give it a go! Register here

Coaching Seminar Registration

Save the Date: Saturday 31st October 2:00pm – 4:00pm.
Venue: Forrest Hotel. 30 National Circuit, FORREST.

  • What to Coach, How to Coach.
  • What’s in the Bag Sol? What you need to do your job.
  • When things go wrong. Dealing with an emergency.
  • How to drive a tinnie politely.
  • Coaching visual learners. How to use and share video.

Suitable for:  Coaches of all levels, whether accredited or not. Parents, supporters, rowers and other interested people.
Special Guest Presenters: Dr Andrew Randell RBNTC, Dave Fraumano, Head Coach ACTAS.
Cost: Just your time.
Further details: Philip Winkworth M: 0439 997 804.

Seating is limited, please register here.

Updated Communications Policy Released

Rowing ACT has released an updated Communications Policy. This policy outlines the expectations for staff, athletes, volunteers, and members of the Rowing ACT community when communicating online or in person.


Any questions about the policy can be directed to

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The final stage of the X-Training Challenge is happening this weekend!

Earn points for your club by taking part in our Clubs Cross Training Challenge! Anyone can take part, so grab your family and friends annd make it a group effort. Individual prizes will also be awarded for outstanding results, including the biggest improvement in each age and gender category.

Run, Erg, Row, Walk or Ride for 4km and log it on the Rowing ACT website to count the points. Want to try a different sport? Send us or tag us in a picture of your creative exercise option to earn bonus points for your club!

For each result logged, you […]

Performance Pathways Squad 2020-21 Selection Criteria Released

The selection criteria for the 2020-21 Rowing ACT Performance Pathways Squad has been released. This squad is for athletes who are aiming to be selected for National representation at all levels, from Junior all the way to Olympic and Paralympic qualification. The first set of trials will be held 14-17 August, where participants will undertake testing with Rowing ACT coaches and a single scull time trial. Athletes who show the required potential will then be invited to undertake further testing in crew boats, as well as interviews with RACT and ACTAS staff.

Any interested athletes are invited to take […]


Veterans & Families Indoor Rowing Program

Rowing ACT is pleased to announce that the Veterans and Families Indoor Rowing Program will be starting in September 2020. This program will bring together veterans and their family members to learn to row on indoor rowing machines, while improving physical and mental health outcomes for participants. Any current service person or veteran can participate, and we encourage them to bring along family members to join in and participate together. Adjustments can be made for any physical injuries, please just let us know ahead of time so that we can plan ahead.

Indoor rowing is a growing sport, which has […]

The Indoor Interstate Regatta is coming!

The 2020 Indoor Interstate Regatta is here!

Between 6 and 20 April 2020 register your indoor rowing machine metres via this
or by tagging Rowing ACT in a picture of your erg screen, including your
verification code!

The regatta is open to everyone – school, club, elite and masters – we need you
all to compete to help put ACT at the top of the table! With everybody staying
safe indoors, and the 2020 King’s and Queen’s Cups Interstate Regatta sadly
cancelled, what better way to get competitive than […]

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: Nikki Ayers

Queens Cup: Ella Beniamini, Sarah Tynan, Sarah Connor, Jacqui Williams, Kerry Knowler, Jana Pretorius, Lilli Reardon, Dearne Grant, Vinhara Goonesekera (cox)

Victoria Cup: Bianca Gillett, Alex Moylan, Louisa Ritchens, Adair Ferguson, Reserve: Ellie Barr

Youth Womens Eight: Harriet Wallace, Nicola […]