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Our Mission Statement 

The mission of the North Allegheny Rowing Association (NARA) is to promote a competitive rowing program for the school district's high school students that embodies the central elements of sportsmanship and ethics through the principals of respect, trustworthiness, responsibility, fairness and good citizenship. We also emphasize character building and personal growth through winning and loosing with dignity and self control. 

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All rowers should be familiar with the Rower Code of Conduct which they will be asked to sign at the start of their first season.  All parents should be familiar with the Parent Code of Conduct which they will be asked to sign at the start of their child(s) first season.  All parents and rowers should also be familiar with the NARA By-Laws.
A Brief History of NA Rowing... 
North Allegheny High School was the first high school in the Pittsburgh area to form a rowing team.  A small band of students began rowing as a lifetime activity in 1989 on Washington's Landing.  In those early days, the team borrowed well-worn equipment which was stored in old trailers.  We became recognized as a club support in 2001.  Every year the team is growing stronger and getting larger.
As a club sport, the North Allegheny Rowing Team is largely successful because of a well organized parents' group, dedicated coaches and enthusiastic student-athletes.  The club is officially known as the North Allegheny Rowing Association (NARA), a 501(c)3, non-profit organization.  NARA owns 3 Eights, 3 Fours, and a Double.
Our Boathouse 
Our crew rows out of the Montour Marina Boathouse, Located near Neville Island on the Ohio River.  You can find us on Google Maps at:
Driving Directions:
- Take 79 South to Neville Island exit, Exit # 65
- Turn left off the exit onto Grand Avenue (follow signs for 51 North)
- Continue on Grand Avenue, past RMU’s Sports Complex on the right,going over the bridgeuntil the traffic light
- Stay in the left hand lane
- Turn right at the end of the bridge (all traffic must turn right)
- Take the first left. The Montour Hotel is on your left
- Make the next left onto 5th Avenue
- Continue on 5th Avenue (it changes its’ name to State Avenue). Stay on State until you see the 79 overpass and signs for the 79 entrance
- Turn left onto Station Street (this is just before the overpass and just across from the entrance to 79 South)
- Bear left (turn west/down river) before going under the I79 bridge
- Continue along the road as it leads you toward the river. Make the last right possible,
after a business warehouse
- Carefully cross over the railroad tracks. Take the time to look both ways. There are no rail crossing warnings except for the train as it approaches the crossing point.

When you come to a T-intersection, turn left, following signs to Montour Marina
Contact Us! 
If you are a student living in the North Allegheny School District and you are interested in joining our team, or a college coach interested in learning more about our rowers, please contact us at
Our mailing address is:
PO Box 437
Wexford, PA  15090

Please signup for our Remind101 notification services, as this is used to communicate information on practice changes, etc.
To join Coach Jefferies Remind101, Text:
@97ca86 to 81010
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