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How can my organization apply to receive Grant funding from the Regatta?
In order to consider an organization for funding:
Please complete print and mail in an Application for Funding, a copy of your 501 (c) (3) certificate, last year’s income statement, and the current year’s budget.

Do you have plans or directions for boat construction?
 Yes, these plans were developed by Mr. Dave Martin – BOAT PLANS AND DIRECTIONS

What time does the Event Start?
Main Beach will open at 9:00 am.  Boat Registration begins at 9:00 am and continues until 11:00 am.  Heat Order Posted at Noon. Races begin at 12:30 pm!

Is there a cost for admission?
Entrance to the beach is $3 for this event. Proceeds from entrance fees will go to charity.  Registered boats and sponsors will receive tickets to the event.

What should I bring to the beach?
Bring your gear for a day at the beach:  sunscreen, bathing suits, and a picnic lunch.  Visit the Crystal Lake Park District for a full listing of general information and beach rules HERE

Is food available at the beach?
Yes, the Park District runs a snack stand which includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, and various candy, soda and ice cream.

Is there someone I can talk to about a specific question?
Yes, the Vice Chairman Bryan Javor. He can be reached at 815-479-1776.

What are directions to the Regatta?
mapCrystal Lake Park District Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, Il 60014

Click the Map on the left for Directions.

Where do I park?
Parking is directly across from Main Beach.  Admission to the Regatta is $3 per person.  Parking is free for the day.