Let’s create a world-class Pittsburgh riverfront experience that everyone can enjoy.

Riverlife is a nonprofit organization formed in 1999 to lead a community vision for the redevelopment of Pittsburgh’s downtown riverfronts. Over the past twenty years, we’ve worked with many partners to create the very best riverfront experience for Pittsburghers and our visitors: beautiful waterfront parks, public trails, greenways and open space, boat docks, recreational amenities and world-class design.

Pittsburgh’s riverfronts are the front door to the city.

Riverlife is here to help. What would you like to do on the rivers?

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What’s Happening on Pittsburgh’s Riverfronts

Riverlife is a Target Circle nonprofit partner! Vote for us now through March 31st

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We are excited to announce that we're participating in the Target Circle program. And you have the chance to help direct a portion of Target’s donation to Riverlife! Now through…

$750,000 grant will improve riverfront access in the Strip District

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Congratulations to our partners at Oxford Development Company on this week's announcement of a $750,000 PA Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant to improve access to the Allegheny River. The grant…

Vote to make the Monongahela Pennsylvania’s River of the Year

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Voting is now open for Pennsylvania’s 2022 River of the Year and Pittsburgh's own Monongahela River is one of the four contenders! You can vote for the Mon as your…

Employment Opportunity: Administrative & Development Assistant

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Administrative & Development Assistant: Riverlife (Pittsburgh, PA) Download a printable PDF of the full employment opportunity. About Riverlife: Riverlife envisions a Pittsburgh where thriving world-class riverfronts are essential to the…

Good things are happening this Giving Tuesday

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You can help Riverlife make big moves to improve Pittsburgh's riverfront experience. To celebrate Giving Tuesday, any donation you make to Riverlife on Tuesday, November 30th will be doubled up…

Riverlife’s Holiday Coffee Chat with Rick Sebak serves up an amusing and historic look at Pittsburgh’s rivers

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Riverlife's Virtual Holiday Coffee Chat with Rick Sebak Thursday, December 2, 2021 9:00-10:00 am Riverlife is thrilled to welcome Rick Sebak, documentarian and Pittsburgh personality, as he recaps some of the most…

Riverfronts for Everyone: Video Gallery

Video: What moves you to come to Pittsburgh’s riverfronts?

Pittsburgh’s story is told through its riverfronts. They’re full of character, incredible scenery, grit and surprises. And they belong to everyone.

Check out our quick intro video to Pittsburgh’s riverfronts and Riverlife’s vision for thriving, world-class riverfronts full of exceptional places and experiences.

Video: You are Pittsburgh’s Riverlife. A look back at this summer’s riverfront photos.

This summer, Riverlife asked you to show us how you were returning to the rivers. You came through with photos showcasing style, strength, humor, and indomitable Pittsburgh spirit.

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