Five Rivers Fall Regatta

  • Hosted By: Greater Dayton Rowing Association
  • 2016 Registered Regatta


On I-75 Northbound
Take Exit #56 at Stanley Avenue.  At the bottom of the exit ramp turn left (west) and go through two traffic lights.  **After the light at Keowee Street, the road takes a dogleg to the left.  Stay on Stanley until you reach the T-intersection with Helena Street.  Turn right (west) onto Helena Street. At the top of the knoll you will see the beige boathouse on the left and Five Rivers MetroParks Island Park on the right.  There are parking lots available on either side of Helena St., but trailer parking only on the boathouse (left/south) side.  The lot will be marked and attended for your convenience on race day.

On I-75 Southbound:
Take the abrupt Exit #56B at Stanley Avenue WEST.  At the bottom of the ramp bear right and go through one traffic light at Keowee Street.  **Follow the above directions from this point. 

From Downtown Dayton:
Take either Main Street or Riverside Drive north until you reach Ridge Avenue  Turn right (east) onto Ridge Avenue and cross the Stillwater River. Go past Triangle Park and turn right onto ?. Take ? to Keowee Street, turn right and cross the
Great Miami River. Turn right onto Stanley Avenue. Take Stanley Avenue to Helena Street. Turn right. Park 
on the levy. Boat trailers may drive into the boathouse area.  


Helena Street including the bridge will be closed to general traffic on regatta day this year.  General parking will be available on the levy, adjacent to Island MetroPark on the east side of the river.  It is not advised to park in the neighborhood on the west side of the river.

Crew Booster trailers may enter the NORTH or SOUTH Park to unload trailers.  On the NORTH Park, empty trailers and vehicles should be parked in the designated area near the large band shelter.  Booster trailers may be left on the SOUTH Park, but all towing vehicles should move to the levy parking or to NORTH Park parking.  Boat trailers and vehicles will be permitted to park on SOUTH Island Park, as indicated by the Regatta Parking Crew.  If you are transporting rowers, please let them walk from the levy parking spaces.

Booster Tents may be erected on either the NORTH or SOUTH Island Park locations.  However, there is no vehicle parking on NORTH Island other than near the band shell location.