Aquatic Center Hosted Special Events

The Aquatic Center hosts many special events throughout the year and everyone is always welcome to attend.  Some events include rowing, kayaking, sailing and triathlon Races.  There is always something going on at the Aquatic Center, so please check the schedule below to find out the special events that will be happening.

Special Events at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center

2018 Schedule*

Date Day Event Location

February 3           

Sat                 

Golden State Indoor Rowing Championships                                     

Boat House            

February 24

Sat

Special Olympics Polar Plunge

AC Beach, South Canal

March 3

Sat

Sac State Men's Crew Dual (Teams TBA)

Nimbus Flat

March 10

Sat

Sac State Invitational (Humboldt, UCSD, OCC, St. Mary's, Portland, Mills)

Nimbus Flat

March 11

Sun

CC League Race 

Nimbus Flat

March 17 - 18

Sat - Sun

HORNET Invite (SDSU, Kansas St., SMC)

Sunday racing 8-10am only

Nimbus Flat

April 7 - 8 

Sat

Lake Natoma Junior (High School) Invitational (Marin, OAK, MAC)

Nimbus Flat

April 14-15

Sat - Sun

Lake Natoma Invitational (Women's Collegiate Crews - Cal, Stanford, Gonzaga, Notre Dame, Brown, TBA) 

Nimbus Flat

April 21

Sat

CC League Race 

Nimbus Flat

April 27 - 29 

Sat - Sun

Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships (WIRA)

Nimbus Flat

May 4 - 6 

Fri - Sun

Southwest Junior Rowing Association Championships

Nimbus Flat

May 11 - 13

Sat - Sun

West Coast Conference Championships 

Men's Western Sprints

Pacific Coast Rowing Championships  

PAC 12 Rowing Championships

Nimbus Flat

May 19

Sat

Gold Rush Masters Regatta

Nimbus Flat

May 25 - 27

Wed - Sun

NCAA Women's National Rowing Championships

Florida

June 6 - 10 

Wed - Practice

Thurs - Sun

US Rowing Youth National Rowing Championship (Bid Submitted)

Nimbus Flat

October 28, 2017

Fri - Practice

Sat - Racing 

Head of the American Regatta (Masters, Collegiate & Youth)

Nimbus Flat

*This is a tentative 2018 calendar. Event dates subject to change. 

 

Special Event Helpful Hints at California State Parks

The Sacramento State Aquatic Center is located on an 8 acre piece of land which resides within a State Park. Lake Natoma itself is part of the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area.

Parking Fees: There is a parking fee for entering the State Park.

The entrance fee varies per car and will change according to season.

Car $10.00 per car
Car with boat (+ $10.00) $20.00 per rig
Passenger vehicle (10-24) $50.00 a day
Passenger vehicle (+24) $100.00 a day

Parking fees at Nimbus Flat State Park are controlled by California State Parks and are subject to change.

During major special events there will be a shuttle service to alternative parking areas. Please do not park in the neighboring business's parking lots. You may be towed. Please only park in designated parking spots. Violators will be cited and/or towed.

Special Event Admission Fees:Certain rowing events, i.e. PAC 12's, NCAA's and Junior Rowing Championships will require an additional charge per person as well as per vehicle. Admissions vary: $10.00 - $16.00 per day, per person.

ALL STATE PARKS RULES APPLY - NO GLASS & NO ALCOHOL