Head of the Lagoon - Collegiate & Masters
- Nov 7, 2015
- Foster City Lagoon
- Foster City, CA (USA)
- Hosted By: Peninsula Aquatic Center
- 2016 Registered Regatta
From 101: Head east on Hwy. #92. Take Foster City Boulevard exit. Turn left at lights onto Metro Center Boulevard. Turn right at lights onto Foster City Boulevard. Turn right at lights onto East Hillsdale Boulevard. Turn left at next light onto Shell Boulevard.
From San Mateo Bridge: Take Foster City Boulevard exit. Turn right at lights and right again onto Foster City Boulevard. Turn right at 2nd lights onto East Hillsdale Boulevard. Turn left at next light onto Shell Boulevard.
NEW FOR 2015- Spectator Approved Parking Areas
1065 E. Hillsdale - Bank of America Parking Lot
610 Foster City Blvd. - Foster City City Hall
DO NOT come to the REC CENTER. DO NOT park on the street. DO NOT park near a red curb. DO NOT park in a handicap lane.
For those of you that like to game the system, we have hired Foster CIty Police Officers to help with parking, car control and helping people cross streets in the crosswalks. We are paying them overtime, but they will be glad to write you a ticket for a little more.
PARKING: NO parking will be available at the Community Recreation Center, Tennis Courts or Senior Wing Parking lot (located closest to Leo Ryan Park and closest to the intersection of Hillsdale and Shell Blvds) for participant or spectator vehicles. The unpaved parking lot across the street from the Rec Center on Shell Blvd. is actually under construction.
For collegiate trailers arriving on Friday: Trailers (please call Joe) may park at Boat/Dog Park. Collegiate teams may practice from 12 - 5:30 PM on Friday at Boat/Dog Park. You must be OFF the water at 5:30 PM and have bow and stern lights on. Last launch is at 4:45 PM. This is a waterway for boats other than rowing and it is not illuminated. There is NO athlete parking at Boat/Dog Park. Please park on the street at the intersection of Bounty and Foster City Blvd. We need to leave spots for Foster City residents at the park. After practice, you may row your boats over to the main regatta location at 650 Shell Blvd and set up slings only. No Tents, tables or chairs. After 10 PM, you may move your trailer over to 650 Shell Blvd or have Joe move it for you.
For collegiate trailers arriving on Saturday Morning: Trailers (please call Joe) may park directly at the regatta location at 650 Shell Blvd. Please see Spectator Approved Parking Areas for your athletes and spectators. All the Parking Areas are a 5-7 min walk to the Regatta HQ location.
For Junior/Master trailers arriving on Saturday: Trailers (please call Joe) may park at Dog/Boat Park on Saturday morning until Regatta HQ is available at approx: 3 PM. The race course opens for Saturday PM practice at 3 PM from Regatta HQ only. There will be NO DOCKS at Dog Park. Last practice boats must be off the water by 5:30 PM. You must have bow and stern lights on after 5 PM. You may set up slings and boats at Regatta HQ after 3 PM but please no Tents, tables or chairs. If there is room at 650 Shell Blvd before 3 PM we will let you know via twitter @headofthelagoon .
For Junior/Master trailers arriving on Sunday: Please call Joe and try to arrive by 7:00 AM. The cox meeting is 7:45 AM. Please add extra time, so you don't get frustrated with the amount of people and boats and then do something you will regret. Please call Joe O'Connor before you arrive. Cell 650 296 8650
For All Spectators/Athletes/Coaches/Tow Trucks: Parking for the weekend is in Spectator Parking Approved Areas only. (please see above for address locations)
For cartopper singles and hospitality cars: There is also a turnaround lot just south of the tennis courts on SHELL BLVD for cartoppers and hospitality wagons to unload and park. Only cartoppers and those towing the Chuckwagons will be allowed to park. Those that have to unload food in normal cars will need to unload (bring a wagon) and then park in Spectator Parking Approved Areas
For All Teams: The Community Recreation Center and Senior Center parking lot will be used as a storage area for boats and trailers only. We are also asking teams to set up their boats in the big, luxurious Leo Ryan Park, located on the north side of the Rec Center. There is grass and an amphitheater for great viewing. Please be courteous. All trailer drivers should coordinate with race officials so we know when to expect you. Please call 650-296-8650 (Joe)