Steel City Rowing Club (SCRC) is a non-profit organization devoted to developing the strength and character of individuals of all backgrounds through the discipline and teamwork of rowing and through opportunities to serve others.
Rowing is a sport in which athletes race against each other on rivers, on lakes or on the ocean, depending upon the type of race and the discipline. The boats are propelled by the reaction forces on the oar blades as they are pushed against the water. The sport can be both recreational, focusing on learning the techniques required and competitive where overall fitness plays a large role. It is also one of the oldest Olympic sports.
The SCRC teaches and coaches rowing from its location along the Allegheny River in Verona, Pennsylvania. This is mid-way in what the Army Corps Of Engineers call "Allegheny River Pool Number 2," with the Highland Park Bridge on its southern end and the locks at Harmarville at its northern end. This stretch of the river is one of the finest pools of water for rowing in Allegheny County because of beautiful, undeveloped wetlands on both sides of the river, relatively low river traffic and few barges to disrupt rowing and nine full miles of rowing without locks or dams.
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
On-street parking and a small parking lot are available.