Head of the Schuylkill – Oct 25th & 26th

 Important Carpooling Information

All rowers should be at the regatta site in Philadelphia for 3pm!

If you are driving a carpool of rowers you are responsible for getting rowers to the regatta site, then to the hotel, then to the team dinner and back to the hotel, and  on Sunday morning taking your carpool from the hotel to the regatta site.  This applies even if you are not staying at the team hotel.  We need to ensure that all of the 80+ rowers on our team get to where they need to be!

If your rower is carpooling with another family you must make contact with them to arrange pick-up and drop-off details, and make sure your rower has cash for any food on the road, or other incidentals.

Official Regatta Website


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Regatta GPS Address  (Saturday 3pm for rigging):

7 Kelly Drive, Boathouse Row, Philadelphia PA19130.

Please note: This is a general address. Stan will notify rowers of the location of the boat trailer on arrival.  The area along Kelly Drive is restricted. You should be able to enter the area to drop off rowers, but unless you have a HOSR ID tag (a limited number of which are available for volunteers) you will not be able to park on Kelly Drive and will be directed to offsite parking. Having said this, it may be that by 3pm Saturday afternoon the area could be less congested. Please read detailed info on traffic flow and parking using the link below.


Hotel Address

The team hotel is Holiday Inn, Penn’s Landing, 100 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA19106

Check-in will be between 5-6:30 as per Stan’s itinerary.  Chaperones will be there to hand out room keys and room assignments to rowers

Meeting Times

Saturday Rigging – 3pm at regatta site

Team Dinner – 6:30 – Hard Rock Café, 1113-31 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Rowers are paid for by Rye Crew Booster Club. Parents and siblings may attend for $25 per person, payable in cash at the dinner to Lisa Faries. If you plan to attend, you must have let let Lisa know.

Parking can be expensive — The Hard Rock validates for a parking garage where the charge will only be $10.
Standard Parking Garage
11th  and Arch streets
Arch Street is one way, and the entrance is on Arch.

GPS: North 11th at Arch

Breakfast – Sunday will be at the hotel! No breakfast at the Crew Tent!

Leave Hotel – 7am latest