Blake Haxton Fall Regatta

  • Hosted By: Upper Arlington Crew, Inc.
  • 2021 Registered Regatta

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Spectator Parking

Parking: Volunteers will be onsite to direct and assist with parking. Teams may begin parking and unloading anytime after 3pm Friday. 

  • Boat Trailers - Please be aware that due to parking constraints, your team may be asked to park and unload at a specific location. 
    • Enter at the Griggs Reservoir Park entrance at 2933 Riverside Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43221 and park in the lower lot, just below the UA Crew boatyard.
    • Overflow boat trailers may be parked up the hill by the UA Crew boatyard. Boats will be offloaded, rigged and launched from UA docks. Please bring ground chucks and slings.
    • Security patrolled, overnight storage is available in the Marina Lot designated on the site map after 9:00 pm on Friday. Upper Arlington Crew is not responsible for theft or vandalism of equipment
    • Caution - Marina docks may be on land in the parking lot on Friday, so it will be important to park around these docks so that emergency vehicles can pass through the lot.                                                             
  • Chuckwagons carrying tents and team supplies -
    • Enter at the intersection of Nottingham Rd. & Riverside Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43221.Police presence will be available to assist drivers on Riverside Drive from 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm on Friday.
    • Due to City guidelines,Chuckwagons are parked at an angle with only the rear axle in the grass. 
    • Assistance will be available to aid in moving tent supplies up to tent sites.
    • Tent sites will be marked and and assigned this year. Tent map will be available on Regatta Central Thursday evening,October 28. Tents must be within the individual marked area. Columbus Fire requires specific egress lanes. Teams are not permitted to spill over into the egress/walkways. 
    • All teams are to provide straw for inside of tents to protect the turf in compliance with City of Columbus permit requirements.                                                                                             
  • Buses - 
    • Unload athletes in the Nottingham Road parking lot at the intersection of Nottingham Road and Riverside Drive. Buses are strictly prohibited from unloading athletes along Riverside Drive.
    • Athletes should prepare to walk the 1/4 mile to the launch area. Valuable items (wallets, purses, cell phones, etc) should be left on the bus.
    • At departure, bus drivers should expect to begin loading rowers at the conclusion of the regatta in the Nottingham Lot beginning around 5:00 pm on Saturday. Buses are strictly prohibited from loading athletes along Riverside Drive.                                                                        
  • Spectator and Overflow Vehicles - 
    • Enter the Griggs Reservoir Park Disc Golf Course at 2565 Riverside Drive, Columbus Ohio 43221, south of the Griggs Reservoir Park entrance.
    • Shuttle buses will be available on race day from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm to transport between the Griggs Reservoir Park Disc Golf Course parking area and Griggs Reservoir Park entrance. No personal cars or buses will be allowed to drive through the park.
    • Parking, stopping or driving on the grass and on either side of Riverside Drive is strictly prohibited. Cars parked in unauthorized areas in the park, in the merchant lots, or on side streets may be ticketed and towed. Please be aware that Riverside Drive is also SR 33. Spectators may be ticketed for jaywalking across Riverside Drive . 
    • Note: The Columbus rowing community has assured the police and park representatives that the park will not be damaged by the event, that the park will remain accessible to the public, and that lanes will be maintained for emergency vehicles.
    • Spectators should plan to arrive no earlier than 7:30 am in the Nottingham parking lot (Handicapped Parking only) or Griggs Reservoir  Park Disc Golf Course lot.  
    • Regatta parking is not permitted north of the Fishinger Road bridge.                                                          
  • Handicapped Parking -
    • Located in the Nottingham Road lot at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Nottingham Road. Volunteers will be available to transport handicapped visitors to the site.                                                   
  • Tow Vehicle Parking -
    • Located in the Nottingham Road lot at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Nottingham Road.