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Rockin’ for Lockin’ One Week Away;  Numerous Ways to Support

Although the Fox Chapel Marine / South Side Marina Rockin’ for Lockin’ Boaters’ Bash is only one week away, there are still numerous ways to contribute to the event that benefits... More

USCG Releases July 4th Fireworks River Closure

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh released the local river closures for the Fourth of July weekend.  Please be advised all river closures are subject to change by the U.S. Coast... More

Rockin’ for Lockin’ Boaters’ Bash Finds New Home; Offers New Twists

The 2017 Rockin’ for Lockin’ Boaters’ Bash presented by Fox Chapel Marine and South Side Marina has found a new home this summer.  The last several years the event has been... More

Safe Boating Week Kicks of with Event on North Shore

An informed public and safety-inspected watercraft will pay dividends during the 2017 Boating Season. U.S. Coast Guard national statistics annually prove that water enthusiasts are far... More

Waterway Groups Gather for First LockFest at Allegheny River Lock and Dam 4

The Pittsburgh District and its waterways partners are hosting the first ever water safety LockFest 2017 this Saturday, May 11 from 9 AM to 2:30 PM. At the event, attendees will learn how to... More

ARDC Kick-off FUNdraiser Tickets On Sale

With the 2017 boating season just around the corner, the Allegheny River Development Corporation is kicking-off their fundraising campaign with their now annual ARDC Lock Kick-off Party .  The... More

Boat Show Wrap-Up; Dealer Open House Preview

For the first time ever, two separate boat shows came to Western Pennsylvania during the month of January.  The Pittsburgh Boat Show settled in for two weekends at the Monroeville Convention Center... More

Bridgewater Looks Again to Levy Boat Slip Tax; Regatta Fundraiser Planned

In 2010 the Council of the Borough of Bridgewater proposed an ordinance that would charge recreational boaters docked with in the Borough a 5% tax based on their seasonal docking fee.  After hearing... More

Pittsburgh Boat Show Wraps-Up; New Boat Show Set to Open

Although the 2017 Pittsburgh Boat Show is now in the books, boaters still have a chance to check out the all new Three Rivers Boat Show coming to downtown Pittsburgh this weekend.  ... More

USACE Announces Service Reductions at Allegheny Lock 5

The Allegheny River Development Corporation posted the following message on their Facebook page.  If you are a recreational boater on that uses the Allegheny River we urge you to read this update... More

Two Boat Shows Coming to Pittsburgh Region

Many people agree that if one is good, two are better - especially when it comes to boats… and boat shows.  Over the next three weekends in January, local boaters will have opportunities... More

Allegheny River Named 2017 PA River of the Year

Among the most biologically diverse watersheds in Pennsylvania, and a a federally designated National Wild and Scenic Recreation River, the Allegheny River in western Pennsylvania has been voted the... More