Navesink River Rowing

Providing public access to rowing and the river since 1983




Our Mission, Values, Vision, and Goals

(Adopted by the NRR Board of Directors, 1 August 2012)

                                    NAVESINK RIVER ROWING STRATEGIC PLANNING

MISSION (present day--what we do every day and what we are all about):
The mission of Navesink River Rowing is to foster an interest in the sport of rowing and
to educate our community on all aspects of the sport.

VALUES (guideposts/foundations for our actions, reflections of the core of our being):

Diversity – Our membership will reflect our community; our programs will reflect our
Quality – We will provide the highest quality programs for our members and a positive
experience for all who work with or for our organization.
Transparency– We will maintain open relationships with our members and partners.
Passion – We will share our passion for rowing.
Collaboration – Our members will work with one another with other organizations to
strengthen our community.

VISION (the future--the impact we hope to have as a result of executing our mission):
To enhance the quality of life for our community by sharing our passion for rowing.


Education – Educate, encourage and promote continuous development and improvement
of all athletes regardless of skill level.
Access - Provide rowing opportunities to individuals without regard to gender, race,
religion, age or scholastic affiliation.
Safety – Operate all of our programs in the safest manner possible by establishing and
following rules to enhance and promote safety.
Community – Serve as an active and integral part of the community by offering
community outreach events with a focus on providing opportunities for the under-served
in our community.
Communication – Develop a comprehensive marketing, branding and public relations
strategy that captures and communicates our organization’s plans and programs
externally and ensures open communication with our membership.
Investment – Establish a capital reserve fund that will support short and long term
program and growth objectives.
Growth- Investigate the feasibility of establishing our community as a USRowing
recognized regional rowing center.
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