Brentwood College School hosts this event on its campus in Mill Bay, British Columbia. The 1500 meter race is in the salt water of Sanich Inlet directly in front of the school. All race day activity is centered here, though Green Lake Crew uses the gym floor on campus for lodging. Accommodations for visiting parents are limited. Check the Brentwood School website at www.brentwood.bc.ca. Look under BCS regatta for motel listings in the area. Victoria is a bit too far away to make it a good option
GREEN LAKE: SPRING REGATTA, SUMMER EXTRAVAGANZA, FROSTBITE REGATTA
Green Lake Crew hosts these 1000 meter races and all activity is centered on the south west shore of Green Lake. Parking is difficult and illegally parked cars are often ticketed. Viewing is excellent all along the southwest shore and from the Aqua Theater.
HUSKY OPEN and OPENING DAY
These races have events for juniors, collegiate, masters, and sometimes international Olympic team rowers. The course is 2000 meters starting in Lake Washington and finishing just at the west end of the cut. The best viewing is from the Montlake Cut or Bridge. Launching is at the University of Washington’s Conibear shellhouse located just east of the U.W. Intramural Activities Building and tennis courts. Parking is good at U.W. lots E11/E12 or E
TAIL OF THE LAKE
Tail of the Lake is a head race that begins in the northwest corner of Lake Union and follows the shoreline in a counterclockwise direction, finishing at Gas Works Park. The rowers launch at Lake Washington Rowing Club docks located just east of the Fremont Bridge. The best viewing and parking is at Gas Works Park and the Fremont Bridge.
HEAD OF THE LAKE
This is a head race beginning in the northeast corner of Lake Union, continuing through Portage Bay and the Montlake Cut into Lake Washington. The finish is in front of the University of Washington’s Conibear Shellhouse. The rowers launch at the Conibear Shellhouse. The best parking is at the UW E1 lot just north of the Intramural Activities Building on Montlake Blvd. The best viewing is from the Montlake Bridge or anywhere along the Montlake Cut.