Collegiate Covered Bridge Regatta

  • Hosted By: Oregon Association of Rowers
  • 2016 Registered Regatta
Quality Inn & Suites, 3550 Gateway Street, Springfield, OR, has agreed to be a host hotel for the regatta this year. They are offering a regatta rate of $119.20 for a nonsmoking room with two queen size beds or $111.20 for rooms with a single king size bed. These rates are valid for the nights of April 9,10,15 or 16. Be sure to specify you are with the 'Covered Bridge Regatta' to get these rates. Reservations may be made by calling (541) 726-9266 or online at



The Comfort Suites is located at 969 Kruse Way, Springfield.

They may offer rooms at a 'Covered Bridge Regatta' discount.

Contact them at (541) 746-5359 or email




A limited amount of tent camping is available at the park. Purchase a camping permit ($5.00/person/night) while registering for the regatta. There is no RV parking at the park.


Guest Bedrooms available in Lowell (not Bed & Breakfast)

Several families in the town of Lowell have offered low-cost housing near the race course. Accommodations include a private bedroom and breakfast for $75 per person per night ($100 for two nights). Contact Ruth George for details (541-937-2078 or

Examples of rooms still available:

- Cottage with a full size bed, also has a kitchen and library sitting room
- Queen bedroom in a new home
- RV - Queen bed - bathroom with shower, kitchen with all the amenities, table, couch 
- 5th wheel -  Queen bed - bathroom with shower, kitchen with all the amenities, table, 2 easy chairs (directly across from the Marina)


Lowell High School:

Low-cost lodging for teams and their chaperones is available at nearby Lowell High School. Forms are available here. Get additional information by emailing Cindi Neet at Lowell School District. 


RV camping is available across the lake at  Dexter Shores RV Park/Camping, 39140 Dexter Rd., (541) 937-3711. Visit their website here. And at Deerwood RV Park just off I-5 (541 988 1139). They offer a 15% discount when you mention the 'Covered Bridge Regatta.'