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Three Rivers Rowing Adaptive Programs offer athletes age 12+ with disabilities the chance to enjoy sport of rowing. The program rows out of Washington’s Landing on the Allegheny River. The program’s close proximity to downtown allows participants and volunteers the opportunity to explore the revitalized waterways and shoreline of our beautiful city. No prior experience necessary!

2020 Athlete Summer Registration: Coming Soon!

2020 Volunteer Registration: Coming Soon!

*If interested in participating or volunteering for the TRRA adaptive team, email to be put on the emailing list!

2020 Practice Schedule

January-March (Indoor)

Thursday: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am-11:00am

April-May (Indoor)

Thursday: 6:30pm-7:30pm

June-August (Outdoor)


September-October (Outdoor)


November-December (Indoor)

Thursday: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am-11:00am

Our winter and summer schedules accommodate recreational and competitive athletes. Fall season (September-October) is for competitive athletes only.


2020 Race Schedule:

January 25th: Pittsburgh Indoor Sprints
February 22th: North Allegheny Sprints
July (TBD): Three Rivers Back Channel Duel
July 11th: Capital Sprints
August (TBD): Bayada Regatta
September 19th: Head of the Cuyahoga
October 3-4th: Head of the Ohio
December (TBD) : Central Catholic Biathlon

Rowing Classifications:

PR1 (Previously AS)

For athletes with limited trunk control.  The shells these athletes row have fixed seats and pontoons for stability, and the rower is strapped to the fixed seat both at the waist and at the upper chest level, to allow only shoulder and arm movements. The PR1 1x for men and women is the focus in this category for international competition.

PR2 (Previously TA)

For athletes who are able to use only their trunk muscles.  The shells used by these athletes generally have fixed seats and pontoons for added stability, and sculling is most common. The PR2 Mixed 2x is the focus in this category for international competition.

PR3 (Previously LTA)

For athletes who are able to use at least one leg, their trunk, and their arms, and for those with visual impairments or cognitive impairments.  PR3 athletes typically row in standard sculling or sweep shells with sliding seats, with the option of adding pontoons for extra stability. The PR3 Mixed 4+ is the focus in this category for international competition.

Who can participate?

Age: 12 years and above
Skill Level: Novice to Elite

Interested in Volunteering?

Assisting Athletes in all realms of practices and races (indoor and outdoors)Volunteers continue to serve as the backbone of our Adaptive Programs.  These individuals help in various ways including, but not limited to:

  • Equipment alterations and/or maintenance
  • Guiding/Coaching Technique
  • Dragonboating or Rowing

*For more information please contact our Director of Outreach Danielle Roger.