Hello Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club Parents,
The team will be in Hartford, CT this Sunday, October 6th for the Head of the Riverfront Regatta. Please find the information you’ll need below.
Head of the Riverfront Regatta
Head of the Riverfront Race Schedule
Food Sign Up
The only launch/return site for the Head of the Riverfront will be Riverside Park (the location of the Riverfront Recapture Boathouse). This is the central area for registration, launch & return, and trailer parking. The start line is located approximately three miles downstream from the boat launching area. Riverside Park is a short walk (approximately 15-20 minutes on paved pathways) to the finish line.
DIRECTIONS FOR SPECTATORS
For GPS – input 410 Market Street, Hartford, CT
PARKING LOT WITH PEDESTRIAN ACCESS TO RIVERSIDE PARK (THE LAUNCH AND RETURN AREA, AND LOCATION FOR TEAM TENTS AND THE AWARDS) This location will place you at the launch site, where the boat trailers will be & the Riverfront boathouse
Passenger vehicles, team vans or buses, or any vehicle other than boat trailers and tow vehicle WILL NOT be permitted into Riverside Park at any time on the day of the event. All vehicles will be directed to designated parking areas, which are accessible to the race venues by a walkway and paths.
For GPS – input 410 Market Street, Hartford, CT (this will bring you to the CITGO station at the parking lot entrance).
Plan on a 10 minute walk from this parking area to the boathouse.
A parking fee of $15.00 directly benefits the Riverfront Recapture youth rowing program. Members of our youth rowing team and parents will be on-site to collect your contributions in the parking lot.
Coaches/Coxswain Meeting at 7:00 AM
Athletes - Arrive at Course at 8:00 AM
** Note – Athletes are Dismissed once all equipment is de-rigged and on the trailer and all PVRC food bins, property, etc. are packed up.
Schedule – PVRC Youth
Coach/Coxswain meeting 07:00 AM
9:00 am Mens Junior 1x
9:45 Womens 1st Junior 4+
11:35 Mens Junior 2x
2:20 Womens Junior 4x
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me.