Midwest Junior Rowing Championship

  • May 21, 2022 To May 22, 2022
  • sprint
  • Harsha Lake
  • Bethel, OH (USA)
  • Hosted By: Cincinnati Jr. Rowing Club, Inc.
  • 2022 Registered Regatta

Parking at the Beach Lot is reserved. A physical parking pass is required. 

Handicap parking available at the beach parking lot.  Placard or plate required.

If you do not have a parking pass, you will be directed to the additional parking available in the Indian Mound shelter, Turkey Ridge shelter and Tate boat ramp lots.  A shuttle is available to the venue.  Parents who are dropping off a rower may proceed to the beach area to drop off the rower at the designated area and exit to the available parking areas.  Venue Map

Beach Road 3 lots are available for parking without a shuttle.  Course viewing at the 1500 meter mark is available at the end of Beach Road 3.  It is very short walk from the end of Beach Road 3 to the course finish line at the beach area.

Slade Road/US Army Corps of Engineer Boat ramp offers parking and a view of the start dock.  Restrooms are available.

Overflow parking is available at the Grant Career Center, 718 Plane St.  Bethel,  OH  45206

Park in designated areas.  Cars parked in prohibited areas will be ticketed.  Roads inside the park are monitored and patrolled. Please allow 1 hour once you enter the venue to park  and shuttle to the beach.


Directions to Harsha Lake, East Fork State Park Beach – using Rt. 125 (GPS address: 3294 Elklick Road, Bethel OH 45106)

  • From I-75 or I-71 southbound, take I-275 East (South) to Beechmont Ave. – Rt. 125E
  • From 1-75 or I-71 northbound, take I-275 East (North) to Beechmont Ave. – Rt. 125E.
  • I-275 East/North to Beechmont Ave. – Rt. 125. Exit (#65).
  • Follow Beechmont Ave – Rt. 125 East – for 9.5 miles. You will pass through Withamsville, Amelia and Mt. Holly. The road will change names – Stay on Rt. 125 East.

Note: As you pass through Amelia watch for the 25 mph zone, it is closely patrolled, even at 6 am!

At Bantam there is a light – turn left onto Bantam. Look for the ‘welcome rowers’ sign. Drive .2 mile to the East Fork State Park entrance. Turn left into the park, and follow the signs to the Beach.

Drive about .9 mile, passing a cemetery and church on the left. Turn left where the park signs indicate the Beach and continue on for .6 mile to the lake. You will go down a small hill, and the lake will be in front of you. The park is roughly 1 hour east of Cincinnati.