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Learn to ROW

Please read all information below and then complete the Waiver Agreement form prior to the start date & time of your Learn to Row session.

Waiver Agreement

Your birthday is required to create a Rowing Canada Account.  It will be shared with Rowing Canada but otherwise kept private.

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I certify that I or the youth participant (16-17 years of age) can swim 100 metres unassisted, see hazards, and exercise strenuously. The Club has the right, at any time, to ask for a Doctor’s certificate specifying that the member is in good health for rowing and to suspend participation pending the provision of this certificate.


I recognize that the use of the facilities and services at the Ottawa New Edinburgh Club as well as sailing, rowing, and tennis activities involve potential risks. I undertake, in my personal capacity and those whom I represent, have custody, my heirs and assigns, to indemnify and save harmless the Ottawa New Edinburgh Club its officers, employees, coaches, independent contractors and other representatives, their successors, heirs and assigns, from and against all claims, damages, loss, costs and expenses relating to any injury including death, or loss of or any damage to my or third party's property and arising out of or being incidental to my presence at the Club or the practice of the activities mentioned hereinabove.



Personal information

We respect the privacy of our members and participants. Personal information is collected for the purposes of communicating information on club activities, membership, day camps, events, programs as well as health, safety and registration issues. Personal information collected is never sold. Our membership in national and provincial sport organizations may require us to share member information with these organizations. For example, rowing membership and participant information is shared with Rowing Canada and ROWONTARIO so that these organizations can ensure regatta eligibility and promote the sport. Similarly, sailing membership and participant information is shared with Sail Canada and Ontario Sailing.

Information collected from your computer or other electronic device

We may also collect information about your online activities and your computer or other electronic device when you visit this website. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain name, browser type, date and time of your request and information provided by tracking technologies, such as cookies. This information does not identify any individual. We may also use tracking devices to identify websites that you visit before and after this website. This tracking helps us to understand our users better and to improve our website and the information it provides and to maintain and administer the website. This tracking does not involve the collection of personal information.


Access and choice


Keeping your information accurate and up-to-date is important so we can provide you with helpful information and services. You may update, correct, or delete personal information by modifying your user profile. You can choose not to receive information about specific products and services, or any other promotional materials, from us by direct mail and/or e-mail at any time by modifying your communication preferences also located in your user profile. However, we reserve the right to send communications of a non-commercial nature to our members and participants.


Links to other websites


We may provide links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for and cannot control the privacy practices of those other sites. Those sites will have their own privacy policy which may be different from this privacy policy. Please check the privacy policy for each site you visit.


Changes to the privacy policy

We reserve the right to revise this privacy policy at any time. You will be notified of any significant changes made herein.

Photo Release

I consent to photographs being taken of me during participation in ONEC activities and to their use by ONEC for marketing or promotional purposes. I understand I can withdraw this consent at anytime by notifying the Board of Directors, or ask that the Club not use my photos in promotional material.

Email Policy

I agree to receive email communication from the Ottawa New Edinburgh Club.

Covid-19 Waiver AGREEMENT

In order to help mitigate the risk of COVID-19 transmission at the Ottawa New Edinburgh Club (“ONEC”), I CONFIRM THAT I HAVE REVIEWED the ONEC COVID-19 Policy (“Policy”) and supporting instruments, which have been made available to me via email and the ONEC website, and that I WILL ABIDE BY the relevant procedures applicable to me as set in the Policy and supporting instruments.
Release of Liability/Assumption of Risk
In consideration of being allowed to participate in ONEC activities and events, I acknowledge, appreciate, and agree that:
1. Participation includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to MRSA, influenza, and COVID-19. While particular rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist; and,
2. I KNOWINGLY AND FREELY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS, both known and unknown, EVEN IF ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES or others, and assume full responsibility for my participation; and,
3. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions for participation as regards protection against infectious diseases. If, however, I observe any unusual or significant hazard during my presence or participation, I will remove myself from participation and bring such to the attention of the nearest official immediately; and,
4. I, for myself and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, HEREBY RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS ONEC, its officers, officials, agents, and/or employees, other participants, sponsoring agencies, sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises used to conduct the event (“RELEASEES”), WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL ILLNESS, DISABILITY, DEATH, or loss or damage to person or property, WHETHER ARISING FROM THE NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES OR OTHERWISE, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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Rowing Canada Account

All rowers in Canada are required to sign up for a Rowing Canada Account.  ONEC will sign you up with our Come Try it 2SLGBTQQIA+ Sport for All program on your behalf.  We will need your full name and date of birth in order to do this.  This information stays fully confidential and is not shared with other parties.


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