Championnat Québécois d’Aviron en Salle on February 5th 2023

Complexe sportif du Collège Sainte-Anne, 50, 12e Avenue Lachine H8S 2M8

Registrations open December 12th 2022

Races 500m, 1000m et 2000m

2000m relay in teams of four rowers

Categories :

Mixted U13

Men and Women U15,U17,U19,U23,Senior A, Masters 21-49 et Masters 50+

Men lightweight : ≤ 75,0 kg

Women lightweight : ≤ 61,5 kg

Virtual from anywhere in the world  – Register here

How do you login? Read the instruction in Time-Team’s manual.

In-Person in Lachine Register here

Pastaviron 2022

After two years of absence, the Pastaviron is back!

Saturday, November 5 from 5 p.m. at the Lachine Curling Club

All proceeds will go to the competitive team which will send an athlete to the National Rowing Championships from November 10 to 13 in North Cowichan, BC.

Music and dancing in the  evening!

Buy your tickets here!

Attention! “Support the 100% free Quebec platform that we use!” refers to an optional contribution paid to the Zeffy platform. You are free to donate the amount you want.


We Are Hiring

Aviron Lachine recrute son équipe pour la saison 2022. Nous sommes à la recherche de jeunes dynamiques, proactifs et prêts à relever des défis. Nous sommes à la recherche:
Un ou d’une entraîneur.e pour encadrer les cours d’initiation et apprendre à tous la base de l’aviron. Une expérience en aviron est requise pour ce poste.
4 moniteurs ou monitrices de camp de jour. Une expérience en aviron est requise pour ces postes.
Une équipe de 8 à 10 préposé.e.s aux membres.
Nous offrons des horaires flexibles, un bel environnement de travail, un salaire concurrentiel. Le salaire de l’entraîneur sera établi en fonction de l’expérience.
Bilinguisme français/anglais est un atout certain
Pour appliquer, envoyer votre CV à
Aviron Lachine is recruiting its work crew for the 2022 season. We are looking for young people who are dynamic, proactive and ready to take on challenges. We are looking for:
A coach to supervise the initiation lessons and teach the basics of rowing. Rowing experience is required for this position.
4 day camp instructors. Rowing experience is required for these positions.
A team of 8 to 10 attendants.
We offer flexible hours, a great work environment, a competitive salary. Coach’s salary will be based on experience.
Bilingualism in French / English is a definite asset
To apply, send your CV to
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Introduction to rowing at the rowing tank of Parc Jean-Drapeau


The Lachine Rowing Club received a grant from Sport et loisirs de l’île de Montréal to introduce high school students and citizens to rowing. No rowing experience is required.

For $35, students aged 13 to 19 are invited to participate in five two-hour sessions at Parc Jean Drapeau. The price is $55 for adults.

Each session includes one hour in the rowing tub and one hour on ergometers (rowing machine).

In June (date to be determined), participants will be invited to try rowing on Lake Saint-Louis at the Aviron Lachine club!

The links below will allow you to buy your place and you will find the details for the preparation for the initiation.

Students (April 9 – April 23 14-16h and May 14 – May 21st 12h-14h)

Introduction to rowing at the Parc Jean-Drapeau (April 9 – May 21)

Students (April 9 – May 7 12-14h)

Introduction to rowing at the Parc Jean-Drapeau rowing tank (April 9 – May 7, 12-14h)

Adults (April 30 –  June 4 14-16h)

Introduction to rowing at the Parc Jean-Drapeau rowing tank (April 30 – June 4) (Adult)

Please direct any questions to

  Two things to note:

– The age groups are loose, what is important is being interested in learning to row

-Simplyk (the system we use to process payments) will ask for a voluntary contribution, you can give any amount you wish.


Indoor Rowing Championship

Aviron Rowing Lachine is proud to virtually host this year’s Québec Indoor Rowing Championships on January 23rd 2022.

This event is aimed at the Québec Rowing community at large and the general public that are interested in a mid-winter indoor rowing challenge.

Due to restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, this race will be virtual. Please consult the instructions for connecting virtually to the race. Official Invitation.

The U13, U15 and masters (mens and women’s events) will be 1000m and the U17, U23 and Senior events will be 2000m. There will also be a team relay event with four rowers rowing a total of 2000m.

We would like to thank our partners Aviron QuebecRowing CanadaConcept 2 and the City of Lachine.

Please consult the Regatta Central link for more information.

All questions and concerns can be addressed to: or consult the technical guide.

Mid-Season Rates

As of August 1, mid-season rates are available for Recreation Program and Development Team memberships.

Recreational adult: 210$

Recreational student (21 years and under): 185$

Development team: 185$

Progressive Opening – June 6th


We will gradually open the club Saturday morning at 8:30 am.

There will be some rules to follow. The first is to be an official member of the Club. Fill out the form, send it to us online and make a bank transfer (recreational, 375$ sent to, answer “aviron”). It is important not to have a paper/cheque or money exchange.

Eventually, we will operate by reservation. For the opening, it will be first come first served while respecting the protocol.

No member will have access to the building, must wear a mask when arriving at the Club and not be more than 2 members in the Club compound. All exits will be solo or more if leaving at the same adress.

1) Wash hands on arrival;
2) Verification of registration;
3) Adjustment of the boat without tools;
4) Transport of the boat to the dock in a single group;
5) Departure at 15 minutes, exit of 90 minutes, including obligatory cleaning of the boat, including exterior, interior, shoes, swimmers and oars.

If you have symptoms of Covod-19, don’t come! An employee will ask you about it.

Each member must have his whistle, his bottle filled and a rag (towel).

You must keep all your belongings with you. There will be no room for deposits.

If you have any questions, write to us.
Thank you!

Cancelation of the 2020 Lachine Canal Regatta

The Lachine Rowing Club regrets to confirm the cancellation of the 2020 edition of the Défi du Canal. Due to the Covid-19 epidemic and to respect social distancing measures, it is impossible to hold the event.

The club would like to thank all past volunteers, event partners, referees and athletes for their participation and support. Rest assured that we will be ready for the 2021 edition.

As for the other club activities, we will inform you as soon as we have instructions from the borough and public health authorities. Our goal remains to offer young people and members as many activities as possible while respecting the required hygiene measures.

COVID-19 and the 2020 Season

The Lachine Rowing club is ready for the 2020 season, but the sanitary context does not allow the club to open on the usual date (early May). Our organization will respect the directives of the City of Montreal for the resumption of sports activities in a safe context for the health of the members. Our goal is always to provide stimulating day camps and a calendar of inspiring activities for our members. In the meantime, Lachine Rowing recommends that everyone follow the social distancing guidelines.

As soon as we have new information, we will contact you.


Bingo Night out on January 29th!


Since December 2018, Lachine Rowing receives a share of Bingo Lachine profits. To support the bingo is to support our club.

On Wednesday, Januaru 29, let’s get together to meet again at the beginning of this new year.

  • Cost: $ 16 / adult.
  • From 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
  • 12 sets of 9 cards, plus a bonanza and a double-action, a bottle of ink.
  • Spaghetti supper included!

The bingo staff will be there to explain everything to those who have never played.

Please confirm your participation by January 22, 2020 by responding to the Facebook invitation or by email at

18 years and over only !

Québec’s Indoor Rowing Championship 2020

The Quebec Indoor Rowing Championship will be held in Quebec City on February 2, 2020.
A great challenge. Put it on your agenda, register, form a team for the relay!

It is possible to buy Concept2 model D PM5 indoor rowers during the Championship.
If you are interested, send a check for $ 1230 to Lachine Rowing Club or an Interac transfer
(at by December 14, 2019. The ergometer will be used once
for the day of the Championship. For more information, write to

Pastaviron Fundraising Dinner – August 17 2019

Tickets are now on sale ($25/adult, $15/children 12 years and under or  
member of day/teen camp). You may purchase your tickets directly at  
the club or reserve them by sending us an email at, now we are offering the possibility to pay by  
bank transfer.  Family and friends are welcome.  For those who are  
unable to attend, we accept donations at the amount of your choice.  
All proceeds will be put towards our competitive team and new  
equipment for the club.  We are looking forward to seeing you!

When?    Saturday, August 17th 2019.  Cocktails start at 5 pm.
               Dinner around 6:30 pm.
What?     Fundraising dinner followed by dance music.
Where?  La Vieille Brasserie, 2801 St-Joseph Boulevard, Lachine, QC H8S 4B7

Open House – ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge – June 15, 2019

The Lachine Rowing Club participates in ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge ! The Challenge takes place from May 31 to June 16 and our activity will take place on June 15. The Community Better Challenge is open to all communities and individuals, ultimately awarding the community with the highest number of active minutes (based on population size) the title of Canada’s Most Active Community! receiving $ 150,000 to fund local physical activity initiatives. The time you spend at the club to try rowing can be recorded with the ParticipACTION App – the app that moves the world.

Present yourself at the club (2801 St. Joseph Blvd., Lachine H8S 4B7) from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Info Session 2019

Don’t miss our information evening for the 2019 season

Day camps, Training for young and adults, Initiation to rowing classes

March 19, 2019 at the Vieille Brasserie, from 19h to 21h

2801 Blvd. St-Joseph Lachine

The club is officially opened!


We are happy to welcome you to the club everyday of the week for the 2017 season. The schedule will be as follow:
Masters training: Monday/Wednesday starting at 6pm
Regular rowing: Tuesday/Thursday/Friday starting at 6pm
Saturday/Sunday from 8am to 1 pm

For the two following long weekends, the schedule will me modified to:

Friday June 23th: from 8:00 am till 1:00 pm, closed for the rest of the day
Saturday and Sunday: from 8:00 am till 1:00 pm
Monday June 26th: from 8:00 am till 4:00 pm (day camps), closed from 4:00 pm till 6:00 pm, masters training at 6:00 pm
Friday June 30th: from 8:00 am till 4:00 pm (day camps), closed for the rest of the day
Saturday and Sunday: from 8:00 am till 1:00 pm
Monday July 3th: from 8:00 am till 4:00 pm (day camps), closed from 4:00 pm till 6:00 pm, masters training at 6:00 pm

See you soon!

2017 Summer Camp. Its time for you to register!

campVisuelOur day camps for children and teenagers from the ages of 8 to 15 are ready to welcome your children this summer. For more information, please contact us or consult the link on our home page to the Day Camp information page. You can also download the registration form from the day camp link. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

PASTAVIRON Fundraising dinner this Friday, August 26th

LogoLachineCouvertsThis year’s annual fundraising dinner will be held this coming Friday, August 26th, at la vieille Brasserie. We will be waiting for you at 5 pm for cocktails, followed by a great italian dinner, fantastic desserts and a bar service that caters to everyone’s tastes. You might be the lucky winner of one of our many door prizes and make sure to participate in our silent auction. Our sponsors have been very generous and the lineup of items is amazing. After dinner, DJ Amir will entertain us and the dining room will transform into a spectacular dance floor. Come join us this Friday evening!


See you there!

Defi du Canal de Lachine – Results are in

canal2016 canal20162The 8th edition of the Defi du Canal de Lachine regatta took place on Sunday, May 29th. Rowers and clubs from Quebec and Ontario gathered for a fantastic day and very exciting race. We would like to thank all the rowers, teams, clubs, coaches, referees, volonteers, fans ans sponsors for this amazing day. We invite you to join us next year at the end of May for the 9th edition which will take place during the 350th anniversary of Montreal and Lachine as well as the 150th anniversary of Rowing Canada. This should be a race to remember.

The official results are now in for this years regatta. Please click here to access the list:DefiduCanal_Results2016

First ever “Défi des rapides de Lachine” indoor race to be held on April 23rd.

defirapidecarreWe are happy to announce that the first “Défi des rapides de Lachine” will be held in collaboration with the Bruny Surin Foundation at Ste-Anne college, located at 50, 12th avenue in Lachine. On the program: 500m, 1000m and 2000m individual or team races. Registration fees are 20$.

Just like our club, the Bruny Surin Foundation helps kids and youth achieve academic perseverence and excellence throught sports and healthy habits. This is a natural collaboration between our organizations. The Foundation distributes over $20 000 a year in sports grants to student-athletes. Your participation to the “Défi des Rapides” will not only help our club but will benefit young Quebec athletes.

As a sprinter, Bruny Surin’s achievements are impressive. Between 1993 and 1997, he was two times indoor world champion on 60m, gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games in the 4 x 100m relay, world champion in 1995 and 1997 on the 4 x 100m relay and gold medallist at the Atlanta Olympic Games in the 4 x 100m relay. You can learn more about his foundation at

Book your agendas for the race on April 23rd. Bring your friends, family and colleagues. You can register by calling Remi Couture from Lachine Rowing at 438-828-7136 or by filling out the following registration form and sending it by email to


Download the registration form here:


Registration_Défi des rapides 2016 (PDF version)

Registration_Défi des rapides 2016 (word version)


2016 season and day camp information and registration evening on Monday March 21st

InfoEveningThe Lachine Rowing Club invites you to a special information and registration evening on Monday, March 21st at 7pm. The event will take place at La Vieille Brasserie, 2801 St-Jospeh Blvd in Lachine. You will be able to meet members of the club as well as employees and be able to register for the upcoming 2016 summer season. It will also be the ideal moment to register your teenagers to one of our amazing summer rowing day camp. All the information regarding our camps and rates will be available on site, the 21st of March. We hope to see you!

The Club is closed for the season

keep-calm-sorry-we-re-closedThe club is officially closed for the season. The docks have been removed and we hope you had a great 2015 rowing season with the Lachine Rowing club. We will keep you informed shortly with our winter training schedule as well as our future projects for the 2016 summer season. We thank you for your loyalty and your continuous support. We hope to see you at the closing chore this coming Saturday, October 31st, at 9 am.



Pub_AvironLachine_AssAnnuelle2015l_engThe Lachine Rowing Club will be hosting its 2015 Annual Assembly Tuesday, November 17th at 7 p.m.. The assembly will take place at the Maison du Brasseur located at 2901 boulevard St-Joseph in Lachine. This is the ideal moment to meet fellow members and take part of discussions with your Board of Directors. We count on your presence and participation and hope to see you there!

News from the first coastal rowing Lachine regatta

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The first Lachine coastal rowing regatta took place Saturday, September 13th and was a great succes, thanks to the participation and support from rowers of the Alma, Boucherville, Montreal, Terrebonne, Waterloo and, of course, Lachine clubs. All the results are now available under the Regattas/Results tab or by clicking the link below. Thanks to all the participants, volonteers, organizers, officials and supporters. We will see you in September 2016 for the 2nd edition of the regatta.

Lachine coastal rowing regatta 2015 results

Lachine Coastal Rowing Event – Saturday September 12

AfficheCoastalRowing_Lachine_2015For the first time this year, the Lachine Rowing Club will be holding a coastal rowing regatta. Coastal rowing is a rapidly growing aspect of our sport that combines the excitement and endurance of rowing with the challenge of heavy open water waves. This 4km and 8km race will gather clubs from Quebec and Ontario and will take place on Saturday, September 12th at the Lachine Rowing Club, on magnificent Lake St-Louis.

More details on the upcoming event will be published in the following weeks, keep an eye on our Facebook page or via our website. If you would like more details prior to our official publication of events, you are welcome to contact us at 514-639-0006 or email us

Annual Fundraising Dinner – Tickets now on sale!

LogoLachineCouvertsTickets for the fundraising dinner will be on sale Tuesday, August 11th via our competitive youth team members as well as at the Club ($25 / adult, $15 / 12 yr old and under). Come see us and ask for your tickets. For those who cannot be there, we sell tickets (donations) at the same price and will include them for the drawings of the evening. All the profits will go towards our Youth Competitive Development Team.

Annual Fundraising Dinner, Saturday August 29th


Our annual fundraising dinner will take place on Saturday, August 29th, benefiting our competitive youth development team. This year, an amazing Italian buffet of fresh pastats and salads from Andrea Restaurant in Lachine will be served, along with homemade desserts! Wine, beer, music and friendly atmosphere. A beautiful evening awaits you. Mark your agendas and we hope you will join us!

Saturday, August 29th, starting at 5pm

at la Vieille Brasserie, 2801 boul. St-Joseph in Lachine

Tickets: $25/adult and $15/kids 12 and under

A new image and site for your club

Summer is finally here and the 2015 season is going to be exciting. And what can be more inspiring and motivating to start this new season than showing off our brand new look!

It is with great pleasure that your rowing club is presenting its, new website as well as Facebook page ( We invite you to visit booth frequently and to follow us to always be informed and up-to-date on your club’s activities.

We wish you a fantastic 2015 season and hope to see you rwo with us soon.