Welcome

Welcome to the 2014 Rowing Season!

-Any persons 19 years or older wishing to do a coxswains course prior to the shells going on the water, one will be offered on Tuesday April 29 at 6pm at the boathouse. Please contact communications@stjohnsregatta.com if you are interested.

-The Royal St.John's Regatta Committee is looking to hire two student positions. The job description can be found here.

-The Royal St.John's Regatta Committee is looking to hire a Rowing Coach. The job description can be found here.

-The Royal St.John's Regatta Committee is looking to hire an Assistant Boathouse Manager. The job description can be found here.

 -As a means of preparing for the upcoming rowing season the erg room at the boathouse will be available for practice sessions. The hours of operation are from 9am to 1pm on both Saturdays and Sundays from March 15, 2014 until April 27, 2014. Interested crews (minimum of four rowers) can make bookings by contacting jackfagan@nl.rogers.com. Bookings will be accepted from 9 am on Wednesdays until 12 noon on Fridays. Each booking will be 45 minutes in duration (i.e. 9:00, 9:45, 10:30, 11:15, and 12:00). If the requested time is not available, and depending on availability, another time will be offered. The showers in the change rooms will be available however the boathouse has to be vacated by 1 pm on both days. Crews are requested to clean the machines after each use and leave winter footwear in the hall outside the erg room.

This historic regatta is the oldest continuing sporting event in North America. The event continues to draw in excess of 50,000 spectators each year and is a major focal point of summer activities in the St. John's area

Please note: In addition to this website, a great deal of information on the History of the Royal St. John's Regatta may be found by visiting the Government of Canada's Collections Canada website entitled "The History of the Royal St. John's Regatta Project."

** Not all of the content from the old site has been moved to the new site.  If we have missed any important information, you can find the old site here.

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